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Would phoning up offer a better deal ?

Old Nov 13, 18, 1:05 pm
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Would phoning up offer a better deal ?

Just wondering, I am looking for hotels to stay while I am in hkg for 17 days - There are some decent deals out there but are they likely able to beat the online prices if I phone them up? Bearing in mind these bookings are done through 3rd party websites like booking.com etc.
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Old Nov 13, 18, 2:02 pm
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In the past, I have spoken directly to the hotel when having extended stays at regular hotels (i.e. not extended stay hotels) and have been able to get better rates.

I would call if I were you.
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Old Nov 14, 18, 4:32 pm
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My experience with Asia has been booking sites are a lot cheaper then booking with the hotel directly. A lot of times the booking site pays the hotel more than i pay it.
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Old Nov 14, 18, 7:06 pm
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It can't hurt to call, assuming your international calls are fairly inexpensive.

If your international calls cost enough to affect your decision about calling, get Skype.
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Old Nov 15, 18, 9:16 am
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You can often get a lot of inclusions that make it worth paying the same or slightly higher price. Breakfast, upgrade, laundry, high speed internet, etc.
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