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7 Simple Ways to Find Insanely Cheap Hotels

What many travelers don’t understand is that there is no set price for any given hotel room.

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New York City, USA: The Mid-Atlantic States, USA

7 Simple Ways to Find Insanely Cheap Hotels

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Location: New York City, USA: The Mid-Atlantic States, USA

What many travelers don’t understand is that there is no set price for any given hotel room. Within the same hotel on the same night, three different people checking in may pay three different rates.

Hotels have what’s known as a “rack rate”, which is the average nightly rate they are trying to get overall. So if they a particular hotel has 100 rooms and the hotel manager determines that the rack rate should be $100/night on a particular night, some guests may pay $90 while others may pay $10 for the exact same type of room.
Why is all this important? Because it helps the traveler who is ...

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