The Most Frustrating Hotel Rate Changes

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    In the past I've written about how I'll always only book flexible hotel rates. I should modify that statement, since I now live in hotels full time and have changed my policy slightly -- now I'll only book flexible rates, except within a few days of arrival. If I'm booking only a couple of days in advance and there's still a non-refundable rate, I'll often lock that in if the rate difference is substantial. But in general, why do I avoid non-refundable rates? -- Sometimes my plans do change, even when I don't foresee it, and it sucks to basically forfeit the cost of the hotel stay -- The bigger reason is that rates often drop as the stay date approaches -- if a hotel has lots of rooms left to sell, they might drop the price The post The Most Frustrating Hotel Rate Changes appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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