You have a lot of options when booking your next hotel stay. For most travel planning, the best overall strategy is to compare prices from multiple sources including the hotel’s own website, as it will sometimes offer deals not shared with third-party sites, or offer the same rates as third-party sites minus pesky booking fees.
For instance, visit the “Package Deals” page to view all of the current bundled offers in popular destinations like NYC, Orlando, Las Vegas, Daytona Beach, etc.There is the “Cheap Vacations by Interest” section with several sub-pages on everything from beach trips to “eco travel”.
The relationship between travel providers and online booking sites are based on contracts that detail how much information an airline or hotel will share with those sites, and providers pay online travel agencies, or OTAs, a commission on those bookings.
Keep an eagle eye out for resort fees; many of the …