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3* Grand Rapids Wyndham Garden Grand Rapids Airport 8/19/17 $75

chucktgirl
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chucktgirl
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Joined: March 19th, 2003, 11:36 am

August 15th, 2017, 10:02 pm #1

I'm going to a wedding in Grand Rapids near the airport 8/19/17, one night. I wanted a 3*. Lowest price I found was Priceline's Express Deal for a 3* at $80 before taxes/fees.I bid the airport zone for a 3* at $70. I was countered at $86 (more than the Express Deal).
I randomly tried for a 3.5* at $75, but they countered at $117.
So I went back and tried immediately again in the airport zone for a 3* at $75. It was accepted! I got the Wyndham Garden Grand Rapids Airport hotel for $75 + &17.82 fees = $92.82 total
This hotel is selling for $159 to direct purchase it, and the lowest I found it for was $115 on Travelocity. 
I haven't used this site or Priceline bidding in a long time. I am surprised they let me re-bid immediately without changing criteria other than my bid price. Maybe the policies have changed since I used to travel a lot. In any case, I am pleased.
I did use the Priceline link from this page.
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Sheryl
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Joined: January 16th, 2000, 4:19 pm

August 16th, 2017, 1:05 am #2

Thank you for placing your bid through our Priceline link. You can now bid again for the same parameters in two hours.
Please place all of your Priceline bids through our Priceline link.
Please check rates at Hotwire and make your bookings through our Hotwire link.
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chucktgirl
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August 16th, 2017, 4:33 pm #3

Sheryl, thank you for the update on the Priceline rebid rule change. I did not wait 2 hours, though. I rebid immediately, like within 10 minutes! May have been a glitch, but it worked for me.
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Sheryl
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August 16th, 2017, 4:46 pm #4

Great
Please place all of your Priceline bids through our Priceline link.
Please check rates at Hotwire and make your bookings through our Hotwire link.
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