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

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tilepusher
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19 Nov 2013, 01:55 #21

My best guess is that the 4.5* Hotwire hotel is the Grand Hyatt, but of course I can't be sure.
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ad6ue
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Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 20:03

19 Nov 2013, 05:58 #22

The 4.5* express deal is hidden on Priceline. Try this trick - switch to "Name your Price" tab, choose poipu, choose 4.5*, enter a random offer price, and then click the "Express Deals" tab again. You'll see the 4.5* express deal show up.

I went with hotwire. Got the Grand Hyatt at $190/night. Used your link.

Subtotal: $1,330.00
Tax recovery charges & fees: $276.48
Total price: $1,606.48

Thanks for your assistance!
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Sheryl
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Joined: 16 Jan 2000, 16:19

19 Nov 2013, 06:03 #23

That's a new one on me. Thanks for the lesson and thank you for using our link to Hotwire. You bucked the system here.
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Sheryl
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19 Nov 2013, 06:07 #24

I just did your trick on Priceline and I'm still not getting a 4.5* Express Deal for your dates.
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ad6ue
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19 Nov 2013, 06:51 #25

I just re-tried this sequence and it is showing up for me. A couple of times in the past, I have had to do back and forth between express deal and name your price twice, but it showed up after that.

Here is the exact sequence that I have followed:
Step 1: Click on your link. Enter the place (Poipu. HI) and dates (11/26 - 12/3). This shows me the list view.
Step 2: Click on the express tab. If it doesn't show 4.5* (it hasn't 90% of the times over the last 2-3 weeks that I've been looking), then go to next step.
Step 3: Switch to Name your price tab, check Poipu, choose 4.5*, and just click on the offer price entry slot (or enter a random offer price there).
Step 4: Switch to Express tab. This should now show the 4.5* option. If it doesn't, repeat step 3 and 4.

Try again and see if it works.
Last edited by ad6ue on 19 Nov 2013, 06:54, edited 2 times in total.
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Sheryl
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Joined: 16 Jan 2000, 16:19

19 Nov 2013, 07:20 #26

The issue is you changed your dates which I overlooked. I just rechecked your new dates the regular Express Deals way and I got $215. I had previously been checkin 11/21-11/28.
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ad6ue
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Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 20:03

19 Nov 2013, 07:30 #27

I see.
Just to try out the trick, you can try it for my earlier dates 11/21-11/28. That isn't showing 4.5* in express deal the regular way, but it does (at $216) after following the sequence that I mentioned.
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Sheryl
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Joined: 16 Jan 2000, 16:19

19 Nov 2013, 07:42 #28

OK. I'll try it in the morning because I'm conking out now. Hopefully it will still be there. Thanks for the education.
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Sheryl
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19 Nov 2013, 13:22 #29

I just performed your trick and it absolutely did work. How did you even think to try that?
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