Does calling Hotwire work?

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Does calling Hotwire work?

Registered User
Joined: 24 Jun 2016, 12:40

24 Jun 2016, 12:40 #1

I called Hotwire yesterday because they had a hotel listing for $115/night with retail of over $400/night. (Dolphin Hotel near Disney.) Upon giving the reference #, the customer service rep immediately told me that the last person who booked got a certain hotel.  Then she proceeded to get me to make the purchase.  I didn't because I was tired and needed more time to think.

Can anyone comment on the likelihood that I would have gotten the hotel she told me the last person got?

I am pretty much in agreement with people here that Priceline is the better & cheaper way to go.  However, if I could really get the Dolphin for that rate, I would sign on.  (Of course, it is not showing up in my Hotwire search today.)

Registered User
Joined: 16 Jan 2000, 16:19

24 Jun 2016, 14:43 #2

There is no likelihood that you would have gotten the hotel listed. It's just marketing.

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