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Old 07-05-2009, 09:15 PM
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I agree with this.

Originally Posted by Sheridan1962 View Post
If you are scared of priceline, try Hotwire...you can see the name of the hotel, but you don't get to name your own price. But I have found it to be cheaper than booking with the hotels directly, but not as cheap as Priceline (which I have used a few times).
Priceline can be a bit scary because as a first time user, you'd love to see a bit more assurance. But yeah, hotwire is great too. I've tried it many times because my credit card has affiliate rewards
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Old 07-12-2009, 03:34 AM
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My daughter says it's ok. I have tried and didnt get a deal with them. My son got a hotel with them in Yorktown , VA and when they got there the guy said they were overbooked and he had to look for another place. According to Priceline's guarantee, he was to have gotten an upgrade. He ended staying at the Extendedstay which was not an upgrade, but at least they had remodeled. I would not reccommend Priceline. Use Hotwire or Travelocity. I have had good results with both.
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Old 07-14-2009, 10:56 PM
Location: following the wind of change
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OP, as far as airfare or flight ticket goes, I have used Kayak.com to check out the range of prices from different airlines. It's a big help. Come to think of it, I'll be checking it out within the next month to book a flight
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:55 AM
Location: Durham, NC
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I just got a $15/day rental car from Priceline... other sites were showing it for $45/day. I'd use them for hotels too, but only if you know which hotels are in each star class. There's a website that has that info I believe.
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