by striving
26 Sep 2016, 02:19
Forum: Texas - San Antonio
Topic: 3* San Antonio Airport - Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport - 9/26 (Mon) - $53
Replies: 1
Views: 283

3* San Antonio Airport - Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport - 9/26 (Mon) - $53

The express deals were $64 for 3* (and $62 for 3.5*).
My first bid of $53 for 3* was accepted.

I used the Priceline link at the top.
by striving
19 Mar 2016, 04:47
Forum: Michigan - Metro Detroit (Tri-county Area)
Topic: 4* Southfield - The Westin Southfield Detroit - 3/20 (Sun) - $74 Express Deal
Replies: 1
Views: 466

4* Southfield - The Westin Southfield Detroit - 3/20 (Sun) - $74 Express Deal

<r>After taxes and fees it comes to $89.<br/> I tried up to $65 for 3-4* hotels and was rejected... than I thought no need to squeeze out every penny and just got the express deal of $74 for 4* (3* and 3.5* were oddly a little higher).<br/> At <URL url="http://hotels.com"><s>[url=http://hotels.com]<...
by striving
27 Jul 2015, 00:12
Forum: Michigan - Metro Detroit (Tri-county Area)
Topic: 2* Auburn Hills - Pontiac - Extended Stay America - Detroit - Auburn Hills - I-75 - 8/9 (Sun) - $30
Replies: 1
Views: 512

2* Auburn Hills - Pontiac - Extended Stay America - Detroit - Auburn Hills - I-75 - 8/9 (Sun) - $30

<r>The express deal for that area was $37. I bid for 2.5* and 3* at $50, but was rejected. I looked at the list and the 2* seemed decent, so I bid $30 for it... 64% savings, reportedly.<br/> I rarely go with 2* on priceline, let's hope this is alright, it has 3.2 rating at <URL url="http://hotels.co...
by striving
20 May 2015, 04:40
Forum: Texas - San Antonio
Topic: 3* San Antonio Airport (SAT) - Courtyard By Marriott San Antonio Airport/North Star Mall - 5/25 (Mon) - $53
Replies: 1
Views: 642

3* San Antonio Airport (SAT) - Courtyard By Marriott San Antonio Airport/North Star Mall - 5/25 (Mon) - $53

<r>After taxes and fees it comes to $67.<br/> The express deal for that area was $56... I started bidding at $42.<br/> At <URL url="http://hotels.com"><s>[url=http://hotels.com]</s>hotels.com<e>[/url]</e></URL>, this hotel is $110, and the lowest 3* was $80. Not a huge saving, but not a bad hotel ei...
by striving
17 May 2015, 23:42
Forum: Texas - all other cities
Topic: 2* Corpus Christi - Del Mar - Value Place Corpus Christi - 5/23,24 (Sat,Sun) - $90
Replies: 1
Views: 565

2* Corpus Christi - Del Mar - Value Place Corpus Christi - 5/23,24 (Sat,Sun) - $90

<r>At <URL url="http://hotels.com"><s>[url=http://hotels.com]</s>hotels.com<e>[/url]</e></URL>, it is $100, and the express deal for that area was $83... so I overbid. I was playing with 3 different areas and stars, and din't realize I was bidding above the express deal.<br/> On top of that the hote...
by striving
14 Nov 2014, 04:49
Forum: Minnesota - Minneapolis/St. Paul Area
Topic: 4* Downtown Minneapolis - Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - 11/15 (Sat) - $100
Replies: 1
Views: 469

4* Downtown Minneapolis - Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - 11/15 (Sat) - $100

At hotels.com, it is $249.
The lowest hotel in downtown is ~$170.

I bid $90 yesterday and was rejected.

I used the Priceline link at the top.
by striving
27 Oct 2014, 14:50
Forum: Ohio - Cleveland
Topic: 2* Cleveland - Brookpark - Brooklyn - Extended Stay America - Cleveland - Brooklyn - 10/27 (Mon) - $38
Replies: 1
Views: 529

2* Cleveland - Brookpark - Brooklyn - Extended Stay America - Cleveland - Brooklyn - 10/27 (Mon) - $38

<t>At hotels.com, it is $85.<br/> <br/> I bid $50 on 2.5*, but was rejected, then $38 for 2* (I usually don't go to 2* on priceline, but I saw the hotels in the list have decent ratings on hotels.com).<br/> The express deals were $99 for 2.5* and $45 for 2*.<br/> <br/> I used the Priceline link at t...
by striving
16 Oct 2014, 14:09
Forum: Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Topic: 3* Philadelphia - Convention Center - Mid Center City - Four Points By Sheraton - 10/22 (Wed) - $75
Replies: 2
Views: 657

well, now I see a $62 express deal for 3* Convention Center - Mid Center, so I could have gone a little lower...
by striving
16 Oct 2014, 14:04
Forum: Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Topic: 3* Philadelphia - Convention Center - Mid Center City - Four Points By Sheraton - 10/22 (Wed) - $75
Replies: 2
Views: 657

3* Philadelphia - Convention Center - Mid Center City - Four Points By Sheraton - 10/22 (Wed) - $75

(Comes to $94 after taxes.)

At hotels.com, it is $189.

I bid $70 on 3.5*, but was rejected, then $75 for 3*.

I used the Priceline link at the top.