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When is the best time to book a paid stay in New York?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Wp01, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Wp01

    Wp01 New Member

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    I'm going in the beginning of summer, and the rates I've looked up have been insane: $350 and up generally, even for hotels that Lucky stayed for much lower, e.g. Hyatt Herald Square.

    Is there a specific time to be booking these hotels? Like _ months before? Any help would be appreciated!
     
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  2. Tiffany

    Tiffany One Mile At A Time

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    Summer can be really pricey! I'd book a refundable rate now, and then hope to change to something better as it gets closer.
     
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    Daniel B Active Member

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    I have found Booking.com very useful in that regard. Most room rates are refundable, and they cover a wide variety of properties. If you stay over 10 times, you get the so-called Genius status with 10-15% discount on your bookings. And finally: if you go through https://www.aadvantageeshopping.com/ (or any other similar airline FF-linked shopping portal), you get an ADDITIONAL 3 AA miles per $ spent on your hotel.
     
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  4. Wp01

    Wp01 New Member

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    Sounds like a decent plan.
     
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  5. Wp01

    Wp01 New Member

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    Meh, don't really like using third parties. Would rather book direct.
     
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