Hotwire’s stars led this guest astray

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  1. BoardingArea

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    Today’s story from the front lines of consumer advocacy is about a fellow traveler who looked to the stars for guidance. Unfortunately, the stars led him astray. Vishal Sheth’s stars belong to Hotwire’s Hotwire’s Hot Rates. As you probably know, Hotwire only reveals the name and address of the hotel after you’ve booked it, because, […] The post Hotwire’s stars led this guest astray appeared first on Elliott.

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  2. Tom Green

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    So true. This is another good post that goes into the situation a bit deeper.

    The above article quotes this source: . It appears there is empirical evidence that Hotwire is jacking up hotel rates. It's a shame, since we're BLIND booking and therefore RELY ON ACCURACY of Hotwire.

    I still use Hotwire, just with a bit of caution. Thanks for spotlighting this issue.

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