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Priceline ditches Name Your Own Price Hire Cars

I was an early adopter of the Priceline Name Your Own Price (NYOP) for hotels. The deals that i got made me a huge fan for many years. For example, a Five star e suite in downtown San Francisco for $US99,  a Saturday night Chicago stay for $79 on a baseball game night and a beautiful Conrad Singapore four star stay during the Marathon, 500 metres from the start line for at least 66% off any rate I could find! Sure I did not get loyalty points for those stays but the price difference was…

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Travel Tip: Mystery Rooms

Hotels with spare capacity will offer their rooms up to companies that sell them as a mystery deal. The companies that i most deal with are, and Hotwire.  Expedia also has Secret saver hotels but I have not used them. As a customer, you are advised of the location, the Star rating, some of the amenities and price for the selected nights. Once you accept the mystery deal, it is generally not refundable or changeable in any way. Is it worth it? Yes! I have got some great rooms at a great deal. I…

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