Bidding Assistance: 4.5* Kauai Poipu 11/21 - 11/28

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Sheryl
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November 5th, 2013, 3:21 am #11

I reconfirm what I said about Hotwire vs. Priceline. You are just bidding too much lower than Hotwire's price which is definitely too high based on retail. Yes, I would absolutely try again in about a week. Keep monitoring Express Deals. You may have to shorten your stay and pay retail for some nights or try the extend stay feature but not before the last minute (since you get only one opportunity to try it).

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ad6ue
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November 13th, 2013, 4:02 am #12

Express deal price is now down to $214, and Hotwire price is down to $195 today. Retail is still at $299.
I tried bidding up to $185 on priceline, but no luck yet. I'll try again in 2-3 days.
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Sheryl
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November 13th, 2013, 4:43 am #13

Priceline will accept 5%-10% less than the Express Deal. I would bid again tomorrow. Please continue to bid through our link to Priceline and do not bid through a Priceline email.
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November 16th, 2013, 4:30 am #14

Please post an update.
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Please check rates at Hotwire and make your bookings through our Hotwire link.
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November 16th, 2013, 8:38 am #15

Tried up to $197 on priceline today without success. Will try again in a day or so. Received counteroffer of $235. Express deal is still at $214.
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Sheryl
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November 16th, 2013, 2:04 pm #16

I suspect you're within $2-$5 of an acceptable bid.

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November 17th, 2013, 11:10 pm #17

You certainly are patient. That's the way to use Priceline.
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November 18th, 2013, 6:55 pm #18


Actually the hotwire price has dropped to $190 for my dates, so I'm hoping Priceline will follow suit soon - I tried up to $190 today unsuccessfully. Express deal is still at $214.
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Sheryl
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November 18th, 2013, 8:43 pm #19

If you're confident the Hotwire 4.5* hotel is also a 4.5* on Priceline, I would go ahead and purchase it. I will tell you, however, whenever anyone thinks Hotwire has something that Priceline doesn't, they are virtually always disappointed in the outcome.

Please place your Priceline/Hotwire bids/purchases through the link in my signature or by clicking the Priceline/Hotwire banners on the right side of the screen. And please keep Priceline in mind for your conventional travel bookings as well.
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November 18th, 2013, 10:21 pm #20

I'm currently getting $199 for a 4.5* from Hotwire and nothing from Priceline.
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Please check rates at Hotwire and make your bookings through our Hotwire link.
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