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Old Mar 20, 17, 10:18 pm   #1
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How to find price for the whole month

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Would we be able to see the price of the month by day for a certain Sheraton?

Like in the case of Hilton? Any other sites can we get this information?

Trying to do a mattress run. Thank you!
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Old Mar 20, 17, 10:22 pm   #2
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Would we be able to see the price of the month by day for a certain Sheraton?
There's an unreliable calendar associated with Hot Escapes, but nothing else I know of.
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You have the flexible dates feature on SPG, which makes it a bit easier to check prices dates. But nothing that will show you the cheapest night over a certain period of time.

However, for mattress running you should be doing Best Rate Guarantee claims, which means that competing rates are more important than the SPG rate.
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IME it's not quite that simple. For one thing, you may get different rates depending on how many nights you check for. So, for example, if I have a five night stay, I'll check for the whole five, then for five single nights, then a three and a two, two and three, one and four, four and one, three, one and one, etc. Lots of different rates show up, and the trick is to optimize them. It's not unusual for me to have several different consecutive reservations for a one week stay, for example. And, yes, it can take a huge amount of time to test the different permutations.
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IME it's not quite that simple. For one thing, you may get different rates depending on how many nights you check for. So, for example, if I have a five night stay, I'll check for the whole five, then for five single nights, then a three and a two, two and three, one and four, four and one, three, one and one, etc. Lots of different rates show up, and the trick is to optimize them. It's not unusual for me to have several different consecutive reservations for a one week stay, for example. And, yes, it can take a huge amount of time to test the different permutations.
I've done this often and in my case it usually resulted in similar totals overall, no matter how I arranged the booking(s)
Wish there was an easier way to do this
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I've done this before and contacted the hotel directly (sales dept) and got a better rate than I could find online.
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Old Mar 22, 17, 12:28 pm   #7
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calendar on SPG site is not bad start ?

consider booking multiple rooms (up to 3?)

can talk to hotel itself - reservations, sales, managers
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