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Old 11-06-2007, 11:44 AM   #16
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I just got $40 ($52 with tax) for the airport Amerisuites for 11/17-11/18 and 11/23-11/24, the nights we arrive and before we leave, since we have a later flight getting in and are planning to drive to Crystal River the next day and then are coming from Tallahassee before we go home, but have an 8:30 am flight out. We were able to get both nights for what I had originally booked 1 night for.
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:06 AM   #17

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I have a question regarding Priceline. In order for me to get a hotel naming my price, does this hotel have to show availability through Priceline if I book the conventional way? Like for instance, if I was hoping for the Hilton, does this hotel have to show up in Priceline regular booking listings for a specific date, so that I have a real chance to get it? If it does not appear in the list, does this means I'm never going to get it for that particular date no matter how much I bid, or do I still have a chance?

I have used Priceline several times (Not for Disney however). I have gotten hotels and resorts NOT listed in Priceline's regular inventory. Hope that helps!

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Old 12-12-2007, 07:24 PM   #18
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We booked on priceline for the week after Christmas. We got the Gaylord Palms, for 95, which is what I was hoping for...but, it was not on pricelines list of available hotels for that time period. I did not think we would get it, so I was pleasantly surprised. check out www.biddingfortravel.com for answers to a ton of priceline questions. It was very helpful for us.
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Old 12-16-2007, 08:11 PM   #19
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I just got Gaylord Palms for $108/night plus taxes and fees. I needed 2 nights, March 7th and 8th. First bid was $86 but wasn't accepted. I rebid until $108 and got Gaylord Palms. Total with taxes was $250ish. Resort fees and parking will be another $22/day with the total coming to $300 give or take a few $'s. I think I did alright for peak season considering a value is $135/night + taxes.
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Old 12-21-2007, 05:06 PM   #20
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OK, I have used priceline for stays of one or two nights (not wdw) but never anything longer. Any chance of getting 7 nights or should I break it into groupings of two or three nights and hope for the best? I'd really like to not have to move in the middle of our trip if possible.
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Old 01-09-2008, 09:38 AM   #21
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Radisson Worldgate

Just won a bid for $55 ++ for this Saturday night (January 12). Tried going way low (started at $35 and moved up) but didn''t hit anything.
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Old 01-10-2008, 05:41 PM   #22
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I just needed one night before we go to our condo for the week.

Holiday Inn Express on Polynesian Isles Blvd.

$33 bid
$11.50 taxes

$44.50 total


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Old 01-17-2008, 05:54 PM   #23
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Am I looking to soon to try price line for June? I need a room for 5 nights June 11 to 16 a wed to monday. I'd like a decent place but want to spend $50 or less. Any suggestions here. I have never used PL so type slow so I can understand.

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Old 01-17-2008, 06:47 PM   #24
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Its not too soon as long as you dont bid any higher then your max right now and be patient if it doesnt work yet.

You need to read up on the free rebidding tips on www.biddingfortravel.com or www.betterbidding.com
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Old 01-18-2008, 05:16 PM   #25
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Just got the Radisson Worldgate for $50 for next weekend (Jan 25,26). It's a completely last minute trip and I am so excited!

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Old 01-21-2008, 08:19 PM   #26
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Got the Best Western LBV from 2/4-2/8 at $65 a night on Hotwire.

I know this is a Priceline thread, but just thought I would share, mods feel free to move or delete if need be
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Old 01-26-2008, 12:34 PM   #27
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Marriott 3* near MCO 3/20/08 $56

I got the 3* Marriott Orlando Airport on Augusta National Drive for March 20th with a $56 bid. Total with taxes and fees was $70.83.

Best rate I could find at the Marriott website for this hotel was $209!
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Old 01-26-2008, 08:25 PM   #28
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Bid on 2 1/2 star in the WDW area for Spring Break (March) and won the Lexington Orlando Sun Resort. Bid $51 for 7 nights and total with taxes and service fee was a little of $415. Checked the hotel website and the cheapest room was $100 per night. So the old save up to 50% by using Priceline worked here. Hotel looks OK, but as long as it is clean and the AC works we'll be happy because we only need a place to crash afterspending the day at the parks.
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Old 01-30-2008, 12:44 AM   #29
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Just got the 3* Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport with a $56 bid for 1/31.
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Old 02-01-2008, 08:17 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by cjcolt View Post
Got the Best Western LBV from 2/4-2/8 at $65 a night on Hotwire.

I know this is a Priceline thread, but just thought I would share, mods feel free to move or delete if need be
thats a good hotel. We stayed there in May 07 and really liked it. We paid $43 a night through priceline, then upgraded to an Epcot view for $10 a night more. With that view, we could sit on our 12th floor balconey and watch Epcot & MK fireworks. I would gladly stay there again.
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