How convenient to book a hotel room over the Internet. What else? When ordered on the phone, most people tend to ask the travel agent on more favorable rates. Internet is hard to get this information a single mouse click. For example, the site of Starwood, the parent company of Sheraton chains, and Justin, St. Regis and W. We tested SPACES Sheraton Boston Hotel in Back Bay, a stay of two nights, two adults, on 8 and 9 November (two months).
Initial price, without discounts, was 209 dollars a night, for a total 418 dollars. This Web Rate, which requires an order of 21 days in advance and payment at time of booking. The lowest rate without these limitations is 259 dollars a night and a total of $ -518.
Next, we tested performers, and we learned that operations 8 and 9 November. Then we checked rates discounted car club members or members of the Association of American retirees. These rates, no advance purchase required, were $ 229 per night or a total of 458 dollars. Finally we went back a few screens back, and we found an ad for "hot deals" of the Sheraton. On
nights when we were interested, was the hot campaign Web Rate of 239
dollars a night or a total of $ 478, price included a credit in the
amount of $ 20 to one of the hotel restaurant.
turned out the lowest total going rate was the primary Internet Rate,
but consumers had no way to know without going through any additional
searches. But instead of searching each site individually, you can surf the site makes the comparison himself. For example, travelaxe.com. This site is a collection of rates from multiple sites, including expedia, hotels.com and-lodging.com. When you type the name of the city are dozens of names of hotels and prices table. Lower of the two highlighted in yellow. The service does not cost money to customers - a fee is charged from the hotel, if the booking is made through the site.