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You know what a hassle it is to travel.
It's not just the reservations.
But you know -- the all vote.
Hoops you gotta jump through when you get there and trying to figure things out.
Bob Diener joins Jesse's co-founder of hotels dot com and get a room dot com and you know Bob thanks for being with us -- give us some tips on hassle free and under budget.
-- what is pretty busy out there right now but there are few things you can do.
To make a trip a lot easier and to save a lot of dollars first of all try to travel when everyone's not travel.
It's not nearly as busy on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Saturdays so fares are lower and the airports are not as crowded also.
Book as far in advance action -- We have right now for example on our get a room dot com site we have hundreds of hotels.
That are offering much lower rates if you book them.
Fourteen or 21 days in advance and I know a lot of people think -- the last minute -- get a better deal not the case anymore.
That was true last couple years but not this year.
This year it's much busier the earlier you book typically now but better the deal and avoid holidays.
We want to try to avoid innocent if you were going Memorial Day so we -- were going July 4 and Labor Day try to go the week before try to go the week after.
Rates are much better if not it's crowded and there's also some missed a few good tips for example there's something called flash sales right now.
And we've got hundreds of these running on the website and what you can do is.
The hotels will lower the rates anywhere from about ten to 60%.
But you've got a book him right away usually have a couple hours sometimes twelve or 24 hours -- book -- you can usually stay whenever you want.
But he people during a flash sale.
You can -- the game usually tend to 60%.
Off the lowest rates on the Internet.
Just by booking it during that flash -- find out when the flash sailors.
Well if you go to get a room dot -- for example you'll see little box it'll tell you one hour left two hours left ten hours left.
So it's a snooze you lose -- a deal because -- -- want you to book right away they want to fill up a good percentage of their hotel.
In advance and then they can charge everyone else later a higher rate there was also -- -- called on published rates and this is a great one.
This can typically save you.
Ten to 20%.
Off the lowest rate you can find anywhere on -- the problem is it's kind of secret -- so we can't put the rates on the Internet.
When you got our site we tell you call call for better -- and when you call.
We can offer -- these unpublished rates.
That we can't put on the web -- because -- unpublished.
So tells give -- better rates as long as we hi -- in the call center but I should call get a room dot com or hotels dot com or both.
Right to this feels on get a room dot com -- did you go to this site you know which is -- and find your best deal.
Shot get your best deal and then pick up the phone now the numbers on the get a room dot com site it'll give -- members to call call the number.
And asked for the magical words the fun.
And you can save typically ten to 20% but we have a lot of -- as much as 65%.
Off we just can't publish them.
Which you can see everything about the hotel on the Internet.
On to get a room dot com site and then when you call.
And you ask for the unpublished rate you can get it for much less now also you know great bargain right now.
Las Vegas definitely by far the best -- the country.
I -- that this -- called the luxury suites.
At this is that the signature MGM.
And you can get a huge.
Sweet about 600 square feet four and a half star.
Most days mid week right now for as low was 79.
Dollars a night and this is a special block of rooms.
We called something a little bit differently called luxury suites but it's the same hotel as a signature at MGM.
Give all the facilities and MGM but to get a much lower rate and -- a huge deluxe suite for 79 dollars that's not that.
-- about I'm going out to my forty year high school reunion in July.
I wanna stay at a particular hotel.
So my best bet is to go to get a room dot com check it out and also -- It and called the number there as well and asked for unpublished rates that's going to be my best bet right.
Right -- first what you wanna focus for an -- Sheikh -- a book -- -- 121 days in advance to pocket book it today.
-- next go to the website looked to see if you find a flash sale.
And then pick up the phone you'll see and they'll they'll tell you call for better rates pick of the phone call.
Asked for the unpublished rate.
And again -- an -- -- is available that hotel it will typically be ten to 20% less.
But -- off me 4050 even sixty or 65%.
And that's just for spending imminent and picking up the -- everyone thinks the lowest -- -- line.
But -- because -- about seventy to 80% of travelers look for travel on line today.
In the hotels don't wanna put the lowest rates on line because everybody's there had been behind them in the call center and those are a little bit savvy and spend a minute and pick up the phone.
Can snag a really good.
Rates Bob Diener co-founder of hotels dot com get a room dot com could stuff I'm -- use your advice and I'm sure our viewers will as well.
Thanks for being with -- come back we'll -- -- more -- -- you in the future.
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