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It was suggested by Kelnac that we list our winning bids at hotels. We could list them wih dates and areas. I pasted some answers from another thread so we could start out with summaries from any winning bid from any port.:D

 

 

 

 

icon1.gifFt Lauderdale Priceline "Winning Bids"

Hi Everyone,

 

I thought it may be nice to start a Priceline, Hotwire, or Easyclick winning bid thread. If everyone lists the hotels they are picking up it may be helpful to others.

 

We could use this format??

 

Date: December 31, 2006 (New Years)

Number of nights: 1 (post cruise)

Hotel: Westin Fort Lauderdale

Rating: 4 star

Area: Ft Lauderdale north

Site: Priceline

Winning Bid: $95

Taxes & Service Fees: $19.17

 

Maybe every so often we could but together a summary page of dates and winning bids. If this works well we could have a thread for each cruise port.

 

Enjoy!

Kel

 

 

 

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I think it's a great idea.

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I won the Hawaii Prince Hotel w/a bid of $150.00 - Not cheap, but better than booking thru any other site.:o

 

What date?

How many nights?

What rating?

Which Zone???

 

Am I starting to sound like the moderator in biddingfortravel??

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September 10, 2006

One night pre-cruise

4* Westin Bayshore - Vancouver, BC

$110.00

 

Been bidding for a while on this. This time priceline offered a counter of $22 when I reached $100. Declined offer and bid $110 and was accepted.

 

One more thing taken care of:)

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Just got Westin Bayshore for September 6th, for $90. First attempt.

 

This was my first ever time using Priceline and now I wonder if I could have got it for less.

 

I am very excited and very pleased.

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This is a great idea to post our winning bids!

Here's ours:

July 14, 2006

MARRIOTT SEA-TAC AIRPORT

Seattle

$70.00

 

July 15, 2006

WESTIN BAYSHORE

Vancouver

$60.00

 

July 23, 2006

RADISON HOTEL GATEWAY

Seattle Airport

$75.00

 

We're trying to get a hotel in Fort Lauderdale for November 2006, but so far....no luck. We'll post when bid is accepted.

 

 

 

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Here is what I got on Priceline 6/19/06:

 

Date: 7/27/06 Thursday

Number of nights: 1 (pre cruise)

Hotel: Doubletree Hotel

Rating: 3 1/2 star

Area: Seattle Airport

Winning Bid: $58.00

Taxes & Service Fees: $12.40

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Just booked the Crowne Plaza in San Pedro, CA with a bid of $65.00 for December. Will take PrimeTime Shuttle from LAX to hotel for $32.00 for two people. Expect to take free shuttle from hotel to pier the next day. This sure beats $219.00 for hotel package. Asked for 3 star hotel in San Pedro. First time we ever did this-a little scary but soooo worthwhile. Good luck!!

Anyone on the NCL Star to Mexican Riviera on Dec. 8??

 

cruzin'd

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I got the Hilton Long Beach today for two rooms on 11/11/06

for $196.48. This includes taxes and fees. The bid was $82.00

per room. This sure beats the price of $189.00 + taxes per night

per room the Hilton website quotes.

 

JR

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I've really got the hang of it now. We got Westin LAX for Dec 17 for $60.00. Bid $50.00 first and that was refused. Best price I got for the hotel was $159.00 using AARP before I put in the bid. With taxes total is $76.12.

 

cruzin 'd

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Got this on my second bid.

 

Date: September 30, 2006

# Of nights: 1 ( two rooms )

Hotel: Hilton Long beach

Rating: 4 Star

Area: Long beach

Bid: $75.00 :D

Taxes & Fees: $15.10

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Hi, I stayed at the Hilton Long Beach back in Oct 2005. It was nice...

more of a "business type" rather than a "resort" but they do have a

nice bar downstairs:) ;)

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My first time using Priceline and here is what I got for a pre-cruise stay in Long Beach:

 

Date: 10/28/06

Number of NIghts: 1

Hotel: Long Beach Hilton

Rating: 4 star

Area: Long Beach, CA

Site: Priceline

Winning Bid: $80

Taxes and Service Fees: $19.41

 

I was very happy with this price. Thanks for this thread! I probably would never have tried this if I hadn't read all this great information!

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Date: 9/22-9/24 2006

# of nights: 2 (pre cruise)

Hotel: Marriott Renaissance Seattle Hotel

Rating: 3 stars

Area: Downtown Seattle

Site: Priceline

Winning bid: $90 per night

Taxes & fees: $34.82 total

Total: $214.82

 

Started at 3* and $64. Multiple free rebids later I hit at $90. Lowest rate at the Marriott site was $184 a night for these dates.

 

Spending 2 days in Seattle prior to taking Amtrak to Vancouver for a Princess coastal cruise to San Francisco. Planes, trains and ships! :p

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Date: 9/27/06

# of nights: 1 (pre cruise)

Hotel: Westin Long Beach

Rating: 4 stars (Priceline rating)

Area: Downtown Long Beach

Site: Priceline

Winning bid: $90

Taxes & fees: $20.83

Total: $110.83

 

 

Rejected at $80, rebid $85 and rejected, rebid and accepted at $90....as high as I was prepared to go. Had been bidding off and on for the last couple of months, bids ranging from $70-$100, all rejected. I think if I had waited a few more weeks, I might have been able to get an $85 or $80 bid, but since my backup room was $131+ and was a lower rated hotel in a less attractive location, I'm satisfied. Lowest online price I could find for the Westin on that date was $199+tax.

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