Don’t try to bargain with the reservations number we give you
The 1-800 reservations number will probably send you to a central office with set rates. If you call the hotel directly instead, you can negotiate. Here’s why you should never trust the safe in your hotel for storing valuables.
We don’t get everything from online booking sites
Hotels can pay a commission of up to 30 percent to online hotel booking sites. So offer me 20 percent less than the online price, and we both come out ahead. These are the 11 secrets travel booking companies don’t want you to know.