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Plan New Year's Eve in a "Flash" and Book with the Newest Consumer Tool, the hotels.com Flash Sale: "Deal of the Day"

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Plan New Year's Eve in a "Flash" and Book with the Newest Consumer Tool, the hotels.com Flash Sale: "Deal of the Day"09:07 EST Tuesday, November 15, 2011Whether your booking style is to plan every detail in advance or spontaneously book the day of, hotels.com has amazing deals that are geared towards youDALLAS, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TEN ... NINE ... EIGHT ... Before the clock strikes midnight, make sure you have your ideal New Year's Eve weekend planned.  With New Year's Eve falling on a Saturday, travel-lovers and revelers can extend the festivities for a long weekend, or even a week-long vacation.  Regardless of your personal travel booking style, hotels.com® has hotel deals for you ? whether you are booking your trip now, later or last minute.  Certain deals are 50% off steals that are available to book one day only ? like the new Deal of the Day hotels.com flash sale. Other deals are available for last-minute bookers via hotels.com's mobile apps. And, if you want to simply book in advance, using traditional hotels.com sales, there are plenty of those too!"Hotels.com provides sales and last-minute discounts on a revolving basis. We cater to different booking personalities so that no matter how early or late you like to plan, there is a deal and hotel right for you," said Miguel Oliveira, director of merchandising and promotional products for hotels.com. "If you ring in the New Year at home and then decide to spend the rest of your vacation on a beach, our last minute, flash and exclusive mobile sales make any spontaneous decision a reality."In an effort to provide options no matter what your booking style is, there are discounts for those planning to book a room now, later or last-minute on hotels.com: Planning Affordable New Year's Eve Travel in November:As you gather your New Year's group together, keep checking the Deal of the Day page for amazing flash sale hotel deals in various regions of the country. Every day, two or three properties are featured at a deep discount for a 24 hour booking window only. An example of a recent deal was the Bahia Mar Beach Resort & Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, priced at $70 per night, a 50% savings. Planning ahead for the holiday means that you'll be ensured a ticket to the ball you want to go to, will have confirmed advance dinner reservations and will be able to glide through a pre-planned event day without thinking about logistics once you're on the road. For those who like to plan, this is the best option. Planning Affordable New Year's Eve Travel in December: Hotels.com offers deep discounts on the Deals Page on a variety of hotels and resorts around the world and the best part is that there are new hotels and travel destinations added weekly. An example of a recent deal is the Los Angeles Best Western Woodland Hills Inn. This three-star property is as low as $99 for some nights for travel booked by December 31. For those within driving distance of the City of Angels, this means an affordable evening close to posh night life isn't too far away, and no decision needs to be made prior to New Year's Eve. To make sure you are always updated on the most recent hotels.com sales and deals, make sure to follow hotels.com at: @hotelsdotcom on Twitter, on Facebook and sign up for the hotels.com e-newsletter. Affordable Last Minute New Year's Eve Hotel Deals: Not everyone likes to plan ahead ? sometimes the best deals and the most exciting events ? and hotel sales ? pop up last minute. Last-minute sales were designed for those whose schedules fluctuate and don't lend to booking early. One recent last-minute deal included the three-and-a-half star Magnolia Hotel Denver priced at $103 per night, perfect for those looking to ski into the New Year. Utilize the hotels.com mobile apps, and book on the way to the hotel from the convenience of your smartphone, and take advantage of exclusive mobile deals. For that last minute party that just came together, or for those hearing of an opening in a New Year's ball, a hotel room is never too far away. All hotel deals are subject to availability. To book your hotel room, visit www.hotels.com or call 1-800-2-hotels. Other news is available in our media room: http://press.hotels.com/en-us/.Press contacts: Meghan Callaghan ? Ruder Finn for hotels.comPhone: (212) 715-1608Email: callaghanm@ruderfinn.comTaylor L. Cole, APRhotels.com North AmericaPhone: (469) 335-8442Email: taycole@hotels.comAbout hotels.comHotels.com® is a leading provider of lodging worldwide, offering more than 140,000 properties in over 60 countries from national chain hotels and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts. Hotels.com is the smarter way to book travel by offering welcomerewards®, an industry leading loyalty rewards program; the real opinions of other travelers captured in 2.5 million Guest Reviews and; a Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking with hotels.com can be assured they are getting the best deal, either online or by speaking directly to a travel expert at 1-800-2-HOTELS 24 hours a day. For more information, please visit hotels.com. Hotels.com is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE). Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hotelsdotcom and Twitter via www.twitter.com/hotelsdotcom or visit the hotels.com Travel Smart Blog for consumer and business travel information. Download the mobile app here: http://www.hotels.com/deals/mobile_app. Detailed Hotel Price Index data is available at: http://www.hotel-price-index.com, hotels.com, A Smarter Way to Book?.Hotels.com and the hotels.com logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of hotels.com, LP. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. © 2011 hotels.com, LP. All rights reserved. CST # 2083949-50SOURCE hotels.com