by GeoNit
01 May 2012, 16:23
Forum: Virginia/West Virginia (except for D.C. suburbs)
Topic: 2* Fairfield Inn & Suites Strasburg VA 5/5 $41
Replies: 1
Views: 399

2* Fairfield Inn & Suites Strasburg VA 5/5 $41

<t>I was bidding off and on for about 10 days for this Saturday night stay in the Winchester and Front Royal/Strasburg Priceline zones. <br/> <br/> Yesterday, I bid the Winchester zone up to $50 for a 3*, up to $48 for a 2.5* amd up to $41 for a 2*, all rejected with no counter-offers. Switching to ...
by GeoNit
23 Apr 2012, 21:55
Forum: Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
Topic: 2* Candlewood Suites Pittsburgh Airport 4/27-4/29/2012 $40
Replies: 2
Views: 496

2* Candlewood Suites Pittsburgh Airport 4/27-4/29/2012 $40

<t>Tried up to $60 at 3* and 2.5* for this stay with no counter-offers.  Switched to 2* and was rejected at $35 before being accepted at $40. <br/> <br/> Taxes and fees brought total charges for this Friday and Saturday stay to $99.32.  Best rate on the Candlewood website was Advanced Purchase at $7...
by GeoNit
23 Apr 2012, 21:40
Forum: Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
Topic: 3* Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh Airport 4/29 - 5/5/2012 $55 + $5 PL bonus per night
Replies: 1
Views: 446

3* Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh Airport 4/29 - 5/5/2012 $55 + $5 PL bonus per night

<t>I started bidding for an 8-day stay, but decided to cut it back to six days because I was running out of time on my 24-hour Priceline bonus offer. <br/> <br/> On my six-day bids, I started at $40 and moved up in $5 increments with PL accepting my $55 bid plus the $5 bonus  money per night.<br/> <...
by GeoNit
23 Apr 2012, 21:18
Forum: Virginia/West Virginia (except for D.C. suburbs)
Topic: 3* Aloft Winchester VA 4/26 $41
Replies: 1
Views: 657

3* Aloft Winchester VA 4/26 $41

<t>My first bid of $38 was rejected with a counter-offer to add $6.  I declined the counter-offer and bid $41, which Priceline accepted.<br/> <br/> Taxes and fees brought total charges for this Thursday night stay to $51.98.  Best rates on the Aloft website were  Pre-pay ($65) and AAA and Senior Rat...
by GeoNit
19 Jul 2011, 16:22
Forum: Georgia - Atlanta
Topic: 3.5* Atlanta Marriott Northwest 7/29 $35
Replies: 4
Views: 460

<r><FONT font="CALIBRI"><s>[font=CALIBRI]</s>$28? That's probably where I woulld have started bidding, too!  <IMG height="15" src="http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/wink.gif" width="15"><s>[img title="Wink" width="15" height="15"]</s>http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/em...
by GeoNit
18 Jul 2011, 17:09
Forum: Canada - Ontario (Toronto, Ottawa)
Topic: 3* Toronto Airport Hotel (airport east zone) 7/22-24/11 $50
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Yes, I did so by clicking on the door-key-suitcase icon at the top of each BFT page.
by GeoNit
18 Jul 2011, 16:09
Forum: Canada - Ontario (Toronto, Ottawa)
Topic: 2* Comfort Inn Pickering 7/21/11 $35
Replies: 1
Views: 340

2* Comfort Inn Pickering 7/21/11 $35

<r><FONT font="CALIBRI"><s>[font=CALIBRI]</s> My $33 bid for 2* Scarborough-Pickering was declined without a counter offer.   Added Markham zone and rebid at $35, which was accepted for this Thursday night stay.<e>[/font]</e></FONT><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="CALIBRI"><s>[font=CALIBRI]</s>Ta...
by GeoNit
18 Jul 2011, 16:07
Forum: Canada - Ontario (Toronto, Ottawa)
Topic: 3* Toronto Airport Hotel (airport east zone) 7/22-24/11 $50
Replies: 3
Views: 498

3* Toronto Airport Hotel (airport east zone) 7/22-24/11 $50

<r><FONT font="CALIBRI"><s>[font=CALIBRI]</s>This turned out to be unexpectedly difficult bidding for this Friday/Saturday night stay.  I started permutations bidding for 3* in six Toronto zones – AE, AW, NYE, V-NY, DV and Mark.  Usually these zones will have lower rates on weekends. <e>[/font]</e><...
by GeoNit
21 May 2011, 18:18
Forum: New York State - Buffalo/Niagara Falls (including Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada)
Topic: 4* Niagara Falls, CAN 6/9-6/15 $90 Failed Bid
Replies: 19
Views: 1.8K

<r><B><s>[b]</s>Niagara Falls ON Priceline Bidding Considerations<br/> <br/> <e>[/b]</e></B>Niagara Falls ON hotel rates generally spike 15% to 25% on Fridays and 40% to 50% on Saturdays over the rates for Sundays through Thursdays.<br/> <br/> Sunday is usually the slowest day of the week for Niagar...
by GeoNit
20 May 2011, 19:51
Forum: Virginia/West Virginia (except for D.C. suburbs)
Topic: 2* Days Inn West Broad Richmond West End 5/25-6/1/2011 $33
Replies: 2
Views: 544

Its in the Richmond West End zone.  Yes, my e-mail address is current.