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Priceline Flights – Bidding Tips

Quick overview

Here you'll learn BidOnTravel's bidding tips for getting the cheapest Priceline flights. These easy, step-by-step instructions show you how to make the most informed bid, and also give you bidding strategies that Priceline doesn't teach you.

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Complete bidding tips for Priceline Flights

Priceline Flights - Select your Exact Flight & time or Name Your Own Price!

1. Remember Priceline Rules

2. Choose best dates for your travel

(Skip to bidding tip #4 if you cannot be flexible on your dates or airports.)

Priceline Flights - Select your Exact Flight & time or Name Your Own Price!

3. Look for more than one airport

4. Research airfares on a discount website.

An informed bid is your best strategy. Find out the going rates so that you can bid LESS on Priceline tickets.

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5. Check Hotwire.com's price

This page has become longer than I am told is wise on the web, but I don't want you to overbid. Read on.

Because Hotwire's prices and services are in some cases roughly equivalent to Priceline's, checking Hotwire helps you avoid overpaying when bidding on Priceline flights—

Hotwire.com

6. Use these guidelines to determine your bid for Priceline flights

Note: When placing your bid, you may be told that your low bid will likely fail. BidOnTravel believes that Priceline's recommendations are conservative, and that you can sometimes succeed with a well-thought-out, low bid.

Priceline Flights - Select your Exact Flight & time or Name Your Own Price!

Submit your "smart" bid—and one that increases your chances for making immediate rebids.

Here are BidOnTravel's best strategies for bidding on Priceline.com flights, as well as rebidding if necessary. Priceline does not teach these tips, so follow them carefully to maximize your savings.

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Note: Print out your itinerary or write out all relevant information and take with you to the airport. Or, have your confirmation email handy on your cellphone.

May your Priceline flights bids be low and accepted!

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