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No bidding Express Deals shows amenities and saves up to 45%
Tags: blog index, expedia, express deals, hotel deals, orbitz, priceline hotels, priceline.com, summer travel, travelocity

All you family vacationers out there, are you listening?  How about you business travelers who can't share a king?  Priceline.com just introduced a new hotel booking option called Express Deals, and it's something you absolutely need to check out.

Now, Priceline.com offers 3 different ways to get the right hotel at the right price.

Option #1 Retail Hotels.  Choose from over 165,000 retail-price hotels all over the world, all backed by Priceline's Best Price Guarantee.  This option is perfect for travelers who are meeting people at a particular hotel, or have a favorite place to stay.  Thousands of these hotels are on sale every day.  Many offer perks like free breakfast or free Internet.  Many offer free cancellation. And many offer a pay-when-you-stay option where you get charged when you check out.

Option #2 Express Deals.  This one's for travelers who need specific amenities and still want a discount, but don't like to bid. With this option, you view a page the shows the amenities, like pool or gym,, along with the star level, neighborhood, guest satisfaction scores and a price that's already been discounted up to 45%.  In many cases, you can also pick your bedding type (2 doubles, 1 king, etc.).  After saying yes to the discounted price, the reservation is made and the name of the hotel is revealed.  Express Deals are covered by our Big Deal guarantee.  If you find a better price up until the day before check in, we'll refund the difference and give you $25.  Sweet, right.

Option #3 Name Your Own Price.  The king of savings is still here for savvy negotiators who like to trade a little hotel flexibility for savings up to 60% off retail price - which, by the way, is the deepest savings you can get online.  Name Your Own Price hotel rooms are also covered by our Big Deal guarantee.

You can find these options, including Express Deals, at http://www.priceline.com/hotels.  To see Express Deals, type in a city, then look for the orange Express Deals tab toward the top of the page.  Click on it and you'll see all the Express Deals for that city.

What are you waiting for - go take a look. 

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