View Full Version : Haggle for your holiday

04-27-2005, 03:44 AM
Article from The Times

http://travel.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,...1380366,00.html (http://travel.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,10296-1380366,00.html)

'Blagging — a modern English term from the French word blaguer, meaning to joke or to talk through one’s hat — and the way it works is simple. You find a holiday or a hotel room that you fancy, then you try one of several tactics to lower the price or get a few extras thrown in free. You may get lucky, you may not, but what’s the worst that can happen? They can only say no, right? '

The author describes several techniques which saved him thousands - have you ever tried any tricks to lower the price of your holiday?

04-30-2005, 02:16 PM
I'm way too meek for that approach. When I stay at a Priceline hotel, I feel like a scoundrel.

06-29-2005, 05:39 AM
try only - once you safe yourself a lot of bucks it's easier the next time