Is my methodology sound? Last edited by bradleykhofmann; Aug 7, 17 at am Reason: Photos won't load. Aug 8, 17, am. Originally Posted by bradleykhofmann. Find More Posts by Romelle. I do have hopes for a sale. Found at pm at work. Needless to say I was bummed a couple of days. Another part of your methodology is correct - looking around you at all possible airports. Sorry about missing that sale. It happens. I'll bet you now have your passport number at work. Not my area of expertise, but a lot of people here report where sales can linger on various more obscure OTA sites.
Seems I regularly read of one I'd not yet heard of. Sometimes even one of the more common ones. Aug 8, 17, pm. There was only one flight that left Maui and arrived in Boston during the times it listed two hour periods of time.
Therefore, I was able to make a fairly educated guess at the routing and airline. Find More Posts by ChinaShrek.
Originally Posted by ChinaShrek. Aug 9, 17, pm. Make your reservations directly through car rental company, hotels and airlines. I agree, and that is what travel insurance is for. You get sick? Travel insurance. Break a leg? Death in the family? Paying for cars and hotels are usually a little cheaper at that moment in time if you book and pay in advance. But, those lower rates are almost always non-refundable.
Hotels and car companies also offer prepaid rates. They too are lower than the regular free cancel rate and are non-refundable. This post has been removed at the author's request.
The author may repost if desired. Posts on the TripAdvisor forums may be edited for a short period of time. Once the edit period has expired, authors may update their posts by removing and reposting them. I agree with you.
Sorry I had to get my own rental so I go to Hotwire. I only had a debit card to use so I put that in to my search so I was excited when I found this one. I get there and they inform me that at the airport location you have to have a credit card only unless you have a return flight ticket. I was upset. So I call Hotwire explain what happened and they gave me no trouble refunded my money so it is true. When you are owed a refund then they have no problem giving you one.
Hello daniellerocca I've seen that option to search by payment type and wondered how it worked. Many car companies will take payment by debit, but, with other restrictions. And, the restrictions vary from car company to car company. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Tip: All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Expedia noted that bundling — booking a flight and hotel at the same time — can result in significant savings.
A new option, Add-On Advantage, allows travelers to qualify for hotel discounts of up to 43 percent at any point before their trip, if they book a flight, car or package on Expedia.
By booking direct you may get free upgrades or expert perks. The survey found that the only way to consistently save a lot of money on hotel stays is to book a mystery room.
They beat the prevailing rate offered by most other travel sites and hotels by about 38 percent, Checkbook found. Of the 24 bookings Checkbook did this way, Hotwire had a lower price than Priceline 16 times, Priceline won five times and there were three ties.
I use the Priceline service and personally I average a savings of somewhere between 30 and 50 percent. Checkbook also provides advice on how to avoid trouble when booking a mystery room.