Empty Hotel Rooms go up for online auction
Want a cheap hotel room? Now you can bid for one online. RoomAuction is a new site that enables visitors to bid on vacant rooms for less than the standard rate offered by the hotel.
www.roomauction.com A great idea for saving money by booking online. Roomauction.com is a portfolio of hotels around the UK open to offers. A fun alternative to phoning and haggling or surfing the many online travel websites. (...)Read more
97 THE NEW EBAYS Savvy bargain-hunters are now demanding that little extra from online auctions. Look out for freebay (cyberspace car-boot sale) or haggle for hotel rooms at www.roomauction.com...Read more
How do you like the idea of haggling over the price of a night’s stay at a hotel? Let me guess. On the one hand, you quite fancy the idea of bagging a bargain, but — really! — the thought of just phoning up and brazenly asking for a discount brings you out in a hot sweat.Read more
If you fancy a weekend away and you want to chance your arm at getting a discount this site may be worth a try. It's a one step auction site where you set the maximum price you want to pay for a room but don’t go too low because it won’t be accepted. The site warns that any bids under 50 per cent of the standard rate are unlikely to get the nod. The database of hotels is not yet that extensive but the ones that are there are well presented.Read more