Wednesday, June 30, 2010

West Haven, Connecticut - Econo Lodge West Haven



The Econo Lodge West Haven offers budget-friendly rooms and no-frills amenities. Within 3 miles, guests will find Yale University, New Haven University, and the New Haven Coliseum.

Guests receive a *free continental breakfast with their room rate. There is a public microwave available for guest use at the hotel. While there is not a full service restaurant inside the hotel, there are dining destinations nearby. Local restaurants include Denny's, American Steakhouse, and Friendly's.

To suit guests' needs, the hotel offers a conference room, cribs, vending machines, ice in the lobby, copy and fax access, and *free parking. For air transportation, the Tweed-New Haven airport is approximately 10 miles away.

There are 79 rooms on two floors. In each room, guests will find *free Internet access, air-conditioning, individual climate control, coffeemaker, telephone, and television.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 370 Highland Street, West Haven, CT 06516

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead

Competitor Website:

Airfare, Hotels, Rental Cars, Vacation Packages


Sample Dates: Hit 'n miss dates in August through at least December, including: 8/24, 9/15, 11/10, and 12/8 ... a few dates may not work, but many will ... it's quite random.

Room Details: Standard King Bed

Rate variation (for sample dates listed above):

Priceline.com - $54.96 / Expedia & the others - $59.95

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Page, Arizona - Lake Powell Resort



Lake Powell Resort is located on the south shore of Lake Powell, 5 miles from Glen Canyon Dam, 10 miles from Downtown Page, 15 miles from Horseshoe Bend, 20 miles from Antelope Canyon, and 30 miles from Navajo Canyon and Rainbow Bridge.

The property's amenities include: the outdoor pool, kids' pool, poolside bar, Rainbow Room (the main restaurant with Southwestern specialties), Bene Pizzeria (made-to-order pizzas), Java City Espresso Bar, and marina with watercraft rentals, boat tours, and dinner cruises (seasonal). The hotel also offers room service, concierge services, free weekday newspapers, 24-hour front desk service, laundry facilities, and complimentary airport shuttle service.

The Resort's Traditional Rooms offer: cable TV, *mini refrigerator, coffee maker, hairdryer and an alarm clock.

* = common amenity matches

Thanks to reader Paul for sharing this BRG opportunity!

Hotel Address: 100 Lakeshore Drive, Page, AZ 86040

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website: Lakepowell.com

Sample Dates: 7/5-7/8, 7/14 (and some scattered others)

Room Details: Traditional Room (has 2 Queens)

Rate variation (for sample dates shown):

Lakepowell.com - $129 / Expedia.com - $149

These rates are for 2 Adults.



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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Receive a $40 coupon from Hotels.com when booking a hotel using your Discover Card.


A $40 "future travel" coupon can be yours when you book a hotel on Hotels.com using your Discover Card! They'll e-mail you one right after you complete your stay. The coupon can be applied to a future booking of 3+ nights at a "Price Match Guarantee" hotel. Let's face it, a $40 discount is not that bad for 3 nights of lodging! Apparently this offer has been around for quite awhile, but you'll have up until September 26, 2010 to acquire the coupon. Just book as usual and enter promo code DISCOVER610.

Since receiving these travel coupons are what most of us strive for (and what the BRG Blog is all about), this opportunity may be worth something to many of you! Read the terms and conditions here. A link to Hotels.com is below for your convenience.

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Lake Forest, California - Irvine Suites Hotel


Irvine Suites Hotel is located approximately 15 miles from Disneyland and 50 miles from Los Angeles International Airport. The hotel is also 5 miles from Irvine, 8 miles from Laguna Beach, and 10 miles from Newport Beach.

Hotel amenities include: the fitness facility, swimming pool, hot tub, guest laundry, *free hot breakfast, and *free parking.

All rooms feature: *wet bars, *refrigerators, *microwaves, two TVs, Nintendo games, two telephones with dataports and voicemail, safes, irons and ironing boards, and alarm clock radios.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 23192 Lake Center Drive, Lake Forest, CA 92630

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website:



Sample Dates: 8/19, 8/25, 9/7, 9/22 plus...

Various WEEKDAY dates in late August into September. On other random dates when it doesn't appear to work, it may be a valid Travelocity BRG opportunity worth trying.

Room Details: Suite - 2 Double Beds

Rate variation (for most sample dates shown):

Travelocity.com - $84.93 / Expedia.com - $92

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Bozeman, Montana - Western Heritage Inn Bozeman


Conveniently located on the east end of Bozeman, the Western Heritage Inn is close to the downtown shopping area, restaurants, business district and MSU.

Amenities include: a hot tub, steam and sauna, *continental breakfast, free tanning, exercise equipment, *high spped internet access, meeting room, and laundry facilities, cable TV, in-room coffee maker, *microwave and *refrigerator, hairdryer and iron.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 1200 East Main Street, Bozeman, MT 59715

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Websites:

Orbitz Logo- A Step Ahead AND Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 7/12, 7/24, 8/9, 9/15 (and many random others!)

Room Details: Standard 1 Queen with Continental Breakfast

Rate variation (for sample date 8/9):

Orbitz.com - $67.76 / Hotelclub.com - $68 / Expedia.com - $73

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Monday, June 28, 2010

Las Vegas, Nevada - Americas Best Value Inn and Suites



Americas Best Value Inn Las Vegas is located directly across from the MGM Grand Hotel, the Las Vegas Monorail Station, and the famous Las Vegas Strip. This two story, exterior corridor, non-gaming hotel offers 257 clean and comfortable guest rooms with free local calls and room side parking. Guest rooms also offer cable TV with HBO, ESPN, and pay-per-view movies. After a fun day at the tables or walking the strip, enjoy a relaxing dip in the pool and hot tub. There is also have an on-site basketball court, guest laundry facility, ice machines, and vending machines for added convenience.

Hotel Address: 167 E. Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89109

BRG valid for: Vegas.com

Competitor Website: Easyclicktravel.com

Sample Dates: The Independence Day holiday weekend - July 2-4 (and likely random others as well)

Room Details: "Standard Room"

Rate variation:

Friday 7/2 & Saturday 7/3:
Easyclicktravel.com - $43.63 / Vegas.com - $59.99
Double the Rate Difference - $32.72
Your Final Rate (after CC refund) - $27.27

Sunday 7/4:
Easyclicktravel.com - $26.41 / Vegas.com - $41.99
Double the Rate Difference - $31.16
Your Final Rate (after CC refund) - $10.83



Celebration, Florida (Orlando) - Mona Lisa Suite Hotel




Located just minutes from the gates of the Walt Disney World theme parks, Mona Lisa Suite Hotel features 240 luxuriously appointed one and two bedroom accommodations, thoughtfully composed *living areas, complete *kitchens and furnished *balconies overlooking your choice of the spectacular infinity pool or lush Florida landscape.

This hotel has a $12/day resort fee.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 225 Celebration Place, Celebration, FL 34747

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website: Easyclicktravel.com
Tell your claim agent to search under "Orlando, FL".

Sample Dates: 7/12, 8/26, 9/11 (and many others!)

Room Details: One Bedroom Suite / Two Bedroom Suite

Rate variation (for sample date 8/26):

Easyclicktravel.com - $106.66 / Expedia.com - $119 (1-Bedroom)

Easyclicktravel.com - $126.66 / Expedia.com - $149 (2-Bedroom)

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Orlando, Florida - Orlando Metropolitan Express


The Orlando Metropolitan Express is located on world renowned International Drive. This hotel offers 218 spacious guest rooms and is conveniently located at the entrance to Universal Orlando.

Scheduled shuttles to Walt Disney World theme parks are available as well as a daily *free continental breakfast. The hotel has an outdoor pool, rooftop patio, a poolside barbecue, a children’s pool, game room, and a lobby kiosk with *high-speed Internet access.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 6323 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Sample Dates: 7/14, 8/7, 8/25 (and various others)

Room Details: Traditional- 2 Double Beds

Rate variation (for sample date 8/25):

Hotelclub.com - $54 / Expedia.com - $59.46

Rates shown are for Double Occupancy (2 Persons).

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Coupon Codes for Orbitz Users

For those of you who prefer to book your hotel reservations with Orbitz, here are some handy codes to take advantage of ... write them down!

10% off 2nts+ hotel: HAPPY4TH (book by 6/30, stay by 12/31)

5% off 1nt+ hotel: ORBITZ5 (book by 7/31, stay by 12/31)

$25 off 3nts+ hotel: ORBITZ25 (book & stay by 9/30)

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Franklin Park, Illinois (Chicago) - Comfort Inn O'Hare South



The Comfort Inn O'Hare South is conveniently located just 5 minutes from O'Hare International Airport and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. This hotel is just 15 miles from Downtown Chicago and area attractions.

Hotel accommodations and features include: *free continental breakfast, *free airport transportation (see website), free newspaper, free local calls, and *free Wi-Fi Internet access.

Guests will also enjoy the fitness center, indoor pool and hot tub. For business travelers, this Franklin Park hotel offers rooms equipped with coffee makers, irons and ironing boards. *Microwaves, *refrigerators and safes are also available.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 3001 North Mannheim Road, Franklin Park, IL 60131

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com AND

Competitor Website: Hotelclub.com

Hotel found by searching under "Chicago, IL" - Inform your claim agent/mention on claim form!

Sample Dates: 7/14, 8/16, 9/15 (and many random others!)

Room Details: 1 King Bed / 2 Queen Beds

Rate variation (for sample dates shown):

Hotelclub $75.00 / Travelocity $79.79 / Expedia $79.99

Rates are for both room types - Double Occupancy (2 Persons)

Official Hotel Website

Hotel Reviews found on Priceline and Kayak.

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Redondo Beach, California - Best Western Redondo Beach Inn



This full-service Redondo Beach, California hotel is within walking distance of the beach and is situated just 9 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.

Each of the hotel's 108 guestrooms feature a *refrigerator, cable satellite television, as well as *wireless high-speed Internet access.

Hotel guests will enjoy a daily *continental breakfast, dining at the poolside café, or grabbing a drink at the onsite cocktail lounge.

Other hotel amenities include: an outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, an upgraded fitness facility, business services, and meeting facilities.

* = common amenity matches

Hotel Address: 1850 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

BRG valid for:

Expedia.com


Competitor Website:


Sample Dates:
7/17, 7/20, 8/17, 8/24 plus ...

Many dates from July through late August - Then it becomes a Travelocity BRG opportunity!

Room Details: Standard 1 King / Standard 2 Doubles

Rate variation (for sample date 8/17):

Travelocity.com - $98.75 / Expedia.com - $99.20 (1 King)

Travelocity.com - $108.75 / Expedia.com - $108.80 (2 Doubles)

Official Hotel Website

Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Atlanta, Georgia - Artmore Hotel



Sitting proudly on West Peachtree in the middle of Atlanta's Cultural Arts District is The Artmore Hotel. The Artmore is the reinvention of a historic architectural landmark building in the heart of Midtown.

The Artmore Hotel is located next to the MARTA Arts Center Station, 2 blocks from the High Museum and Woodruff Arts Center, and 2 miles from the Fox Theatre. The hotel is about 1 mile from Piedmont Park, the Botanical Gardens, and the Georgia Tech Campus. The Artmore is approximately 12 miles from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and 3 miles from the Georgia Dome, Georgia World Congress Center, and Phillips Arena.

Hotel amenities include: fitness center, business center, and *wireless internet access. The hotel also offers, dry cleaning, $15 self parking, free weekday newspapers, and 24-hour front desk service.

Hotel Address: 1302 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309

BRG valid for:


Expedia.com AND

Competitor Website: Easyclicktravel.com

Sample Dates: 7/12, 8/1, 8/17, 9/14 (and many random others!)

Room Details: Double (Standard) / Suite (Standard)

Common amenity matches: Wireless Internet access, In-room minibars (Expedia BRG)

Rate variation Below (for sample date 7/12):

Easyclicktravel.com - $97.59 ...

Expedia.com - $139.00 / Travelocity.com - $138.81 (Double)

Easyclicktravel.com - $109.07 ...

Expedia $159.00 / Travelocity.com - $158.79 (Suite)



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