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Hotwire Last-minute Airfares Working Well
Hotwire Last-minute Airfares Working Well

During this peak-season, I am seeing some terrific fares on Hotwire.com for last-minute flights. There are usually very expensive because advanced booking deadlines have been missed. For example, More

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Check Priceline Winning Hotel Bids and Save
Check Priceline Winning Hotel Bids and Save

Did you know that Priceline posts winning hotel bids on its site? Check this link. These are hard to find on the Priceline.com website. Priceline Hotel Winning Bids More

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Ask for a High-floor Hotel Room
Ask for a High-floor Hotel Room

Image above: View of Hudson River and Goldman Sachs Tower from Millenium Hilton Hotel in New York City. Across the Hudson, the Goldman Sachs Tower became the tallest building More

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I Talk Priceline with Emily Starbuck Gerson
I Talk Priceline with Emily Starbuck Gerson

Check out my interview with Emily Gerson of Maiden Voyage. See if you think I convinced Emily to use Priceline.com. As with so many enthusiastic travelers, Emily loves More

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“Imagine: A Vagabond Story” Reviewed
“Imagine: A Vagabond Story” Reviewed

In his 2009 "Imagine: A Vagabond Story," Grant Lingel tells a fascinating tale of self-discovery through travel. Grant takes you on an incredibly interesting trip through Belize, Guatemala, More

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Find Hotwire Hotel Names
Find Hotwire Hotel Names

As you probably know, for hotel room only reservations, Hotwire like Priceline’s “Name your own price” option does not reveal the name of the hotel where you’ll stay More

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Maximizing Your Priceline Hotel & Car Bookings
Maximizing Your Priceline Hotel & Car Bookings

You’ve booked a Priceline “Name your own price” hotel room and car rental. Hopefully, you’ve paid a lot less than others for these. But, does that leave you More

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Where to Stay in Las Vegas: Strip or Downtown?
Where to Stay in Las Vegas: Strip or Downtown?

Recently received a question on Twitter whose answer veteran Las Vegas travelers already know: Where’s the best area to stay in Las Vegas, near the airport or downtown? More

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Hotwire To Subsidize Carbon Offsets
Hotwire To Subsidize Carbon Offsets

Effective immediately, Hotwire.com becomes the first travel company to give a financial incentive to purchase carbon offsets. When Hotwire customers book a hotel, rental car, or flight, they may More

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Hotwire Typical Hotel Names Revealed
Hotwire Typical Hotel Names Revealed

As you probably know, for hotel room only reservations, Hotwire does not reveal the name of the hotel where you will stay until you pay. You’ll know its More

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“Name Your Own Price” Hotels for Small Groups
“Name Your Own Price” Hotels for Small Groups

Have a small group? You can now book up to 9 rooms at one time using Priceline’s “Name your own price” bidding. This means extra savings for class More

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Welcome to the New Blog!
Welcome to the New Blog!

Thank you for visiting the new BidonTravel.com Travel Blog. I am the president of BidonTravel.   This is going to be a lively section, where you'll receive very More

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Isle of Skye Travel Guide
Isle of Skye Travel Guide

Isle of Skye sightseeing, hiking, directions, cottage rentals, and much More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - I
Our Kicks on Route 66 - I

Route 66 is the most celebrated highway in the USA. More

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South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips
South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips

Cape May, The Wildwoods, Avalon and Stone Harbor >>> Frommer’s #1 More

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Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions
Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions

These tips give you basic information that every rental car More

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In Loving Memory of Billie Frank

I am so very sorry to report the passing of Billie Frank, whom I loved and whose blog posts were More

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Following the Fred Harvey Trail

Who is Fred Harvey? While today the name probably doesn’t ring a bell, almost 150 years ago the man and More

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My Cheech & Chong Ride & Other Car Rental Risks

Well, I opened the door of my new Alamo rental before driving off its Albuquerque airport lot and was hit More

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Time Tips for Best Peak Season Travel Values

Finding significant travel discounts during peak seasons—best beach weather, best ski conditions, etc.--can be frustrating and not very productive. Nevertheless, More

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