by popeduck
05 Sep 2017, 22:20
Forum: Pennsylvania - all other cities/Delaware
Topic: 3* Pottsville, PA Ramada 10/5 - 10/6/17 $55 Express Deal
Replies: 1
Views: 72

3* Pottsville, PA Ramada 10/5 - 10/6/17 $55 Express Deal

3* Pottsville, PA Ramada 10/5 - 10/6/17 $55 Express Deal Subtotal: $55 Taxes and Fees: $12.97 Total: $67.97 Amenities: Free Breakfast Free Internet (in public areas) Pet Friendly Non-Smoking Gym Handicap Accessible Business Center Price ended up being just about the same as Priceline's regular booki...
by popeduck
09 Feb 2013, 00:50
Forum: Nevada - all other cities (including Lake Tahoe area)
Topic: 4* Downtown Reno
Replies: 1
Views: 674

4* Downtown Reno

Does anyone know what hotels might be 4* downtown Reno? I only see a couple of winning bids for Silver Legacy. Are there any other possibilities? Many thanks.
by popeduck
15 Jul 2011, 21:06
Forum: California - Interior (all cities not listed separately)
Topic: 3* Holiday Inn Fresno DT 6/22 $44
Replies: 1
Views: 256

3* Holiday Inn Fresno DT 6/22 $44

<t>Began bidding at $40, then $42, and finally $44. Total w/taxes $57.15.<br/> We needed a stopover hotel on the way to Las Vegas, and were very happy with this hotel. Clean and spacious room, contemporary lobby. Request a room away from the street to avoid noisy busses.<br/> Thank you BFT! We got e...
by popeduck
05 Jun 2010, 21:26
Forum: Illinois - Chicago
Topic: 4* Hyatt Regency ORD South $45, 6/6/10
Replies: 0
Views: 566

4* Hyatt Regency ORD South $45, 6/6/10

<r>I had my permutation bidding strategy all set to go, and my first bid of $45 was accepted. Gee, I wonder how low I could have gone! Oh well, I'm happy. <TABLE><s>[table]</s> <TR><s>[tr]</s> <TD><s>[td]</s>Your Offer Price Per Room, Per Night:<e>[/td]</e></TD> <TD><s>[td]</s>$45.00<e>[/td]</e></TD...
by popeduck
25 May 2010, 16:50
Forum: California - San Francisco
Topic: 3-1/2* Marriott SFO 5/28 for $58
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Additional Info

I forgot to post that I did indeed use the Amazing Bargains Link. Thank you BFT!
by popeduck
26 Mar 2010, 23:51
Forum: Hotels
Topic: 3* SFO Burlingame 3/23/10 Clarion Hotel $52
Replies: 1
Views: 832

3* SFO Burlingame 3/23/10 Clarion Hotel $52

Amenities listed: Shuttle, Breakfast, Fitness center, Pool, Restaurant, Business center. Taxes brought price to about $64. Parking fee is $12/night. Free full breakfast includes eggs, meat, potatoes, and all the rest.
by popeduck
02 Feb 2010, 00:21
Forum: California - San Francisco
Topic: 2.5* Civic Center, Hotel Whitcomb, 1/29/10 $44
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Very Pleased

<t>I was very pleased with the Whitcomb. Very good value for the dollar. Be not afraid to stay here--the neighborhood was just fine. Yes, a few homeless, but they didn't bother at all, and they're everywhere in the city anyway. I loved the historic beauty of the hotel. Don't miss the "history room" ...
by popeduck
25 Jan 2010, 21:01
Forum: California - San Francisco
Topic: 2.5* Civic Center, Hotel Whitcomb, 1/29/10 $44
Replies: 3
Views: 398

2.5* Civic Center, Hotel Whitcomb, 1/29/10 $44

<t>Started bidding at $40, increasing by $2 each bid. Bid of $44 accepted on 3rd try. Acceptable areas were USE, USW, Fin, SOMA, Civic. Free rebid available Marina. Room prices from Whitcomb's website (for same date) are $69 for full bed, $79 for queen. (Not sure what they'll give me.) Reviews give ...
by popeduck
31 Dec 2009, 05:04
Forum: Illinois - Chicago
Topic: 3.5* MDW Chicago Marriott Midway 1/4/10 (Sunday) $50
Replies: 1
Views: 292

3.5* MDW Chicago Marriott Midway 1/4/10 (Sunday) $50

<t>Bid #1: $45 Midway, denied. <br/> Bid #2: $47 Midway + Franklin Park, denied. <br/> Bid #3: $49 Midway + Hyde Park, denied. <br/> Bid #4: $50 Midway + Franklin Park + Hyde Park, accepted. <br/> Other rebid zone available: Lincoln Park (not used). <br/> Price at Marriott Website for same night: $1...
by popeduck
17 Jun 2009, 21:43
Forum: How I Found BiddingForTravel.com
Topic: While researching Chicago parking
Replies: 0
Views: 559

While researching Chicago parking

<t>I first encountered BFT while doing online research for parking rates in downtown Chicago, in preparation for a trip there. This was probably 4 years ago or so, maybe even a little longer. I searched "Chicago Parking" on Yahoo, and one of the references that came up was the Chicago parking thread...