Old Aug 30, 19, 6:44 pm
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Hotels.com $5 redemption fee per redeemed night is just a money grab by the company.

Originally Posted by SuperKirby View Post
Ok I found a hostel for about $2 USD. Do I have to actually stay for them to extend my expiration date? Or can I just book it? It’s in Vietnam and I live in the states

You could book it to keep the collected nights alive, at least at the time when you posted your above inquiry, and a no-show on a prepaid reservation would also work to do so.
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