Question by Tai_Lin: Where to find real discount rates on hotels?
I’ve been trying to book a hotel for a couple of travel occasions coming up within the next 2 months and am finding it odd to not be able to find real discount rates. The rooms seem to be the same price regardless of whether you book directly with the hotel or through places like priceline and hotels.com. I thought these online booking services were supposed to offer better rates. But if I can book directly through the hotel for the same rate, why would I use any of these other services?
I know sites like priceline have services where you can pick your own price, but not know what hotel you’re going to get. The only problem with this for what I’m doing is that the area I want to stay in has been lumped into an area on the map with an airport. And I’m afraid of getting a hotel 1 block from the airport! I don’t like staying at hotels directly at airports.
Any suggestions on “real” discount travel sites? or discount coupon codes? Especially 4 and 5 star hotels. Also one hotel I am looking at is a 4 star marriott owned hotel in Dallas.
Answer by Alan
Hope it helps, the site has other links to budget travel where you can probably pick a range that you would want to spend.
Hope it helps
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