Priceline and Hotwire Hotel Bidding Tips | Book Early or Book Late?

Tweet I got an email this week from Jerry.  He asked: Is it cheaper to wait until closer to your travel date to bid on a room?  Or is it about the same if you do it months in advance. Opaque Websites: Book Early or Late I had some hunches and assumptions before writing this […]

Hotwire Hotels | Tips and Tricks for Booking a Discounted Hotwire Hotel

Tweet In 2011, our family will be doing more traveling and I wanted to use our upcoming travel planning to offer you some tips on how to get a discount hotel using the hotwire hotels search feature. In our case, we’ll need to be quite selective about the hotel since we will need something with […]

Hotwire and Priceline: How to Guarantee the Lowest Price

Tweet Hotwire.com and Priceline are consistently the cheapest travel options.  Hotwire It is important to remember that both of these sites are opaque travel sites (you do not know some exact details when you book) so you must have some flexibility.  If you are unfamiliar with the opaque travel websites you should read an introduction […]

Hotwire Car Rental: Advantages and Disadvantages

Tweet Hotwire.com is a premier source for all things travel.  In fact, Hotwire consistently has some of the best travel deals for airfare, car rental, and hotels. While flight bookings offer a deeper level of inconvenience there is very little inconvenience involved in renting from Hotwire. Hotwire Car Rental Disadvantages You will not know the […]

Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family Road Trip This Summer

Tweet I am assuming you are planning on taking a family vacation this summer.  I hope your planning on doing it with cash, but I suspect there is not much I can do to change your mind if you not so my ultimate goal is to help you make your summer vacation as cheap as […]

Step By Step Guide to Getting Cheap Lodging Online

Tweet I have introduced you to the four common ways to book lodging online.  If you missed those introductions make sure you are familiar with them: The Travel Search Engine The Online Travel Agent The Opaque Travel Site Directly from the Airline                                                     Picture Ericeira Hotel By Night by Fr Antunes How To Book […]

Priceline or Hotwire: Which is Cheaper?

Tweet One thing people often wonder about with Priceline is how much to put when you bid for a hotel room?  They wonder this because they want to know which is cheaper, Priceline or Hotwire. Priceline and Hotwire Offer Great Travel Deals The answer, you decide.  Priceline may be cheaper, but make Hotwire your max […]