Summary of winning bids on Priceline

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#1
montreal,quebec, canada
3,838 Posts
Joined Feb 2001
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.




Ft 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




I think it's a great idea.
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#2
58 Posts
Joined Dec 2004
Go here for winning bids and more. Because I knew hotels in each star category and winning bids on Priceline, I bid and got the wonderful Marriot for only $55 in Lisbon last month!
#3
montreal,quebec, canada
3,838 Posts
Joined Feb 2001
Thanks for posting your fantastic winning bid! It will be of great help to others.

We discussed the idea of bidding for travel on this post
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=347693

We discussed the idea that it may be a good idea to post summaries here.
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#4
Barrington, IL
456 Posts
Joined Jun 2003
I got the Hilton Long Beach for $80 (1 night; 3 rooms) for 11/10/06. Suprised to get it this early (last week).
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#5
Grand Rapids, MI
2,267 Posts
Joined Sep 2002
I won the Hawaii Prince Hotel w/a bid of $150.00 - Not cheap, but better than booking thru any other site.
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#6
1,229 Posts
Joined Nov 2000
Originally posted by cruzfiend
I won the Hawaii Prince Hotel w/a bid of $150.00 - Not cheap, but better than booking thru any other site.
What date?
How many nights?
What rating?
Which Zone???

Am I starting to sound like the moderator in biddingfortravel??
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#7
Grand Rapids, MI
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Joined Sep 2002
I'm sorry, I should know better.

January 27, 2007 for two nights.
Four star in the North end. (It's right by the marina)
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#9
Wash. Twp. - New Jersey
283 Posts
Joined Oct 2005
Date: 9/28/06
# of nights 2 (precruise) - 2 rooms
Hotel:Westin - Long Beach, CA
Resort level 4*
Area: Long Beach
Site:Priceline
Winning bid $85

Just booked today, can't wait.
#10
montreal,quebec, canada
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Joined Feb 2001
This is so helpful. Thank you all for contributions
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#11
Lafayette, LA
110 Posts
Joined Feb 2006
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
#12
Toronto
7 Posts
Joined Sep 2002
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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E.M.
#13
1,883 Posts
Joined Aug 2003
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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#14
16 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
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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#15
Boca Raton, FL
168 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
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
#16
Marietta, Georgia
520 Posts
Joined Aug 2005
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
#17
Boca Raton, FL
168 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
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
#19
Sherwood Park, AB
60 Posts
Joined May 2006
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
Taxes & Fees: $15.10
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#20
Jacksonville, FL USA
48,498 Posts
Joined Jan 2003
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