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Nobody is surprised when the price of certain products rise as the weekend begins, and then fall again when the weekend ends. The two most common items that fall into this category are gasoline and hotel prices. We're all used to the ebb … [Read more...] about How Much Do Hotels Inflate Their Prices On Weekends and Special Events?
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Over the fourth of July weekend, my wife and I took a vacation with some friends to the great city of Chicago, staying at a Hyatt Regency downtown. One might think I would have chosen a different hotel based upon my last experience, but another … [Read more...] about Ways My Wife Saves Us Money: Hotel Room With A View Edition
Trying to make any sense out of how hotels price their rooms is a lot like trying to predict gasoline prices. Make a call, get a quote. Call again and ask slightly different questions and you may get a different quote. My wife was … [Read more...] about What Would You Do For a Cheap Hotel Room?