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Even With No Tiger, Hotel Rates Are Up At Augusta
Tags: augusta, masters golf, mssters golf, priceline.com, tiger woods
Tiger Woods may be out of the field, bringing ticket prices down for next week's big golf tournament in Augusta, but hotel rates aren't feeling the same downward pressure. Yesterday, 3-star hotel rooms in the greater Augusta area for check-in last night could be had for between $90 and $127, depending on proximity to the golf course (the closer you are, the higher the price).  However,...
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Travel Tips for NCAA basketball fans
Tags: badgers, basketball, florida, gators, huskies, kentucky, ncaa, priceline, uconn, wildcats, wisconsin
  Thinking about traveling down to Texas to watch UConn, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin duke it out for all the marbles?  Here’s everything you need to know. WHO’S GOING TO BE THERE? So far, Kentucky fan have booked the most hotel rooms in Arlington, followed by Florida, Wisconsin and Connecticut.  Judging by who has booked the most hotel rooms for the championship...
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Top 20 Warm Weather Spring Break Destinations for 2014
Tags: spring break
Our nation’s college students have spoken – with their wallets.  Here are the top 20 warm-weather Spring Break destinations for March 2014, based on bookings made by students.    #1    LAS VEGAS          #2    NEW ORLEANS        #3    SAN...
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Most Romantic Cities and Hotels for Valentines Day 2014
Tags: chicago, las vegas, new orleans, new york, priceline.com, valentines day
  Chicago, New York & Las Vegas Top List for Most Romantic Valentine's Day Cities Hyatt Regency St. Louis At The Arch Tops List of Most Romantic Hotels When they have their valentines to keep them warm, who cares about the weather outside?  Priceline.com has released its list of the top 20 most romantic cities for Valentine’s Day 2014, and about half of them will be...
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FANS TRAVEL PLANS PREDICT A NINERS-BRONCOS CLASH
Based on airline ticket searches conducted on priceline.com since Sunday, it looks like San Francisco and Denver fans are the most optimistic regarding their chances to advance to the big game in New York, while Seattle and New England fans are taking more of a wait-and-see attitude. Priceline.com’s airline ticketing team took a look at the four remaining NFL contender cities to see what...
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Forbes & Priceline See Higher Prices for Big Ten Championship
Tags: big ten, michigan state, ohio state, priceline.com
  Fans headed to the Ohio State-Michigan State Big Ten football championship game in Indianapolis this weekend can expect to pay a premium for tickets and hotel rooms.  Forbes used priceline.com to scout out the currently available hotel rooms for the big game.  Here's the link to the story: ...
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2013 Holiday Airfares Remain Stable
Tags: christmas, expedia, holiday airfares, orbitz, priceline.com, thanksgiving
Normally, the longer you wait to book an airline ticket, the more it will cost.  Except for this holiday season.  Airfares for Thanksgiving and Christmas are actually trending down a few dollars from where they were last month.  The average Thanksgiving airfare is now $407, while the average Christmas airfare is about $450.  Holiday airfares are running about the same as...
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Priceline tops list of USA Today recommended hotel travel apps
Tags: hotel apps, priceline app, priceline.com
USA Today has taken a look at the top travel apps for snagging last-minute hotel deals.  Priceline's new app gets top billing in the story.  Take a look for yourself.   http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/hotels/2013/10/28/apps-booking-last-minute-hotels/3145765/  
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Forbes: Ticket prices down, travel costs up for World Series
Tags: cardinals, forbes, priceline.com, red sox, world series
Are Cardinals fans losing the faith in this World Series?  Forbes takes a look at what's happening to game ticket prices and travel costs, courtesy of priceline.com and The Travel Ekspert.  Here's the link to the whole story: ...
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Airlines, Hotels Bet World Series Doesn't Go The Distance
Tags: boston, cardinals, priceline.com, red sox, st louis, world series
If fares and room rates indicate anything, it appears that airlines and hotels think this Boston Red Sox/St. Louis Cardinals World Series will be a relatively short one, according to airline tickets and rooms still available today on priceline.com.   Tonight’s game in Boston is pricey. An airline ticket from St. Louis that would get fans there in time for the first pitch is...
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