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All the secrets of the Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee Claim (BRG) for hotels

All the secrets of the Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee Claim (BRG) for hotels

The Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee (BRG) has been going through a number of changes for the last few years (triggered in part by the Expedia takeover). It is now the most accessible Best Rate Guarantee program for hotels ahead of Expedia which was my favorite before. Expedia has made it harder to get approved and […]

Posted on September 22, 2017 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Orbitz Coupons & Deals, Travel Agent Rate

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Primera Air to launch trans-atlantic service, Hyatt changes BRG to $50 payout, China Airlines regional Business Class, Emirates and Air Seychelles in near miss, Norwegian adds Denver

Primera Air to launch trans-atlantic service, Hyatt changes BRG to $50 payout, China Airlines regional Business Class, Emirates and Air Seychelles in near miss, Norwegian adds Denver

– Primera Air is the latest trans-atlantic low cost airline offering $99 one-way flights in a space that is increasingly crowded with Norwegian, Level, WOW air, Joos (Air France), Eurowings and Condor. Primera started as JetX and has been run as a charter airline that sold some of the inventory as low cost tickets. Service […]

Posted on July 21, 2017 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Cheap flights Norwegian, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Industry Flight Status

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We’ve relaunched Mighty Fares and Mighty Rates and now you can save even more!

We’ve relaunched Mighty Fares and Mighty Rates and now you can save even more!

Mighty Fares and Mighty Rates For a while now, we’ve been publishing cheap hotel stays on our sister site Mighty Rates and bargain economy and business class flights on our sister site Mighty Fares. Both of these sites have consistently featured fantastic hotel rates and airfares and we have already saved many of our readers a bundle. Now you […]

Posted on July 18, 2017 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Cheap Business Class Fares, Cheap flights, Hotel deals with Points, Mighty Travels Premium

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Can IHG Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

Can IHG Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

What are IHG Travel Agent Rates? Like other major hotel brands and travel providers, the InterContinental Hotels Group is known for offering preferred lower rates to travel agents, either for the agents themselves or for them to book on behalf of their clients. The official site, IHG Agent, is said to give travel consultants at least 35% off […]

Posted on October 26, 2016 by in Best Rate Guarantee, IHG Rewards Club, Travel Agent Rate

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Marriott Friends and Family rate – Is it worth having?

Marriott Friends and Family rate – Is it worth having?

What's the Marriott Friends and Family rate? We've written about this before. Marriott employees can arrange for their friends and non-immediate family members to get a special discount rate at Marriott properties when booking online using the code MMF and showing valid ID and official paperwork at check-in. The Marriott Friends and Family rate discount […]

Posted on February 15, 2015 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Friends & Family, Marriott Rewards Points

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An update on Hyatt and IHG Best Rate Guarantees

An update on Hyatt and IHG Best Rate Guarantees

Best Rate Guarantees allow you to match any website against the rate you booked at the hotel chain website. The chains like it because it allows them to enforce the 'Best Rate Guarantee' they have in their franchise agreements and consumers are made effective crowd-sourcing instruments. Hotels like it because it allows them to receive […]

Posted on May 29, 2014 by in Best Rate Guarantee

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Best Rate Guarantees – Are major hotels chains cheating on their marketing promise?

Best Rate Guarantees – Are major hotels chains cheating on their marketing promise?

I strongly urge Hilton, Hyatt and Club Carlson to stop falsely advertising and remove the 'Best Rate Guarantee' claim from their websites or improve their guarantee to a level that it becomes usable for an average consumer. Best Rate Guarantees are a major 'selling tool' for hotel chains to get customers to their hotel website. […]

Posted on February 26, 2014 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Travel Deals

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Expedia launches ‘Expedia Rewards Hotel Price Guarantee’ – price match up to the night before check-in

Expedia launches ‘Expedia Rewards Hotel Price Guarantee’ – price match up to the night before check-in

Expedia has launched a secondary guarantee to it's Best Price Guarantee. The existing Best Price Guarantee is a rather generous policy that gives you $50 for each valid claim where you find a hotel room cheaper on another English website. However it only guarantees prices for 24 hours from the time of the booking at […]

Posted on June 27, 2013 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Expedia Coupons

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How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

This is the third post in our series about understanding BRGs. Now Marriott calls its version the Look No Further Guarantee but it's just the same thing. Marriott's BRG strength are it's rather flexible terms and it's speedy, no-nonsense processing. Here are the marriott.com BRG claim properly: 1) Identify Marriott hotels in the location you'd […]

Posted on February 18, 2013 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Marriott Rewards Points

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How to file a Best Rate Guarantee claim with Starwood

How to file a Best Rate Guarantee claim with Starwood

Starwood's BRG program is one of my favorite BRGs because it's easy to use and generally implements consumer friendly policies. Agents are kind and do their job with a lot of common sense. Terms & Conditions are here http://www.starwoodhotels.com/bestrate/terms.html. If a BRG claim at Starwood is approved you will receive: – the price as provided […]

Posted on February 2, 2013 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Starwood Hotels

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