Jul 10, 2024 3 min read

Another Priceline Booking? Oops, I Did It Again

For the last several years, Priceline Booking has become my go-to option for flying, hotel, and rental car deals that are pretty hard to beat.

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As someone who's constantly chasing the next adventure, blame it on my insatiable wanderlust!, I have somehow become a little Priceline fanatic. Seriously, I've booked so many flights with them; I practically have some sort of VIP status in their system. But who can blame me? These deals are just irresistible!

Priceline has slowly become the avenue by which I book flights due to the site's user-friendly interface and the tons of awesome deals available. You will really feel like a treasure hunter on a quest for travel discounts!

In this article, I'll be dishing out all my tips on the different fare types offered by Priceline. With these tips and tricks, you'll be well on your way to being a savvy Priceline pro—saving a boatload of cash on your next adventure.

Secrets to Scoring the Best Deals on Priceline Booking

Priceline offers you great deals with some well-known airlines like Delta, United, and American Airlines, along with the more budget-friendly options on Spirit and Frontier. Therefore, whether you are a luxurious tourist or a poor backpacker, Priceline will help you out like never before.

They also have this really cool feature whereby you can sort the flights by price, starting with the least expensive. Well, I like that because, as most would, I'm always looking for the best bang for my buck. And if you are flexible with your dates of travel, make sure to click on the "Flex Dates" option. You never know how serious of a deal you could get out there. Like, Priceline is saying, "Hey, be adventurous and I'll reward you!"

Priceline then lets you filter by departure times, the number of layovers you're willing to endure, preferred airlines—even specific airports. It's like your personal travel agent—no pesky fees or judgmental looks when asking for the absolute cheapest option.

Pro-Tip: scoring the best Priceline deals

  • Use filters—Priceline's life saver! Trim down those search results by departure times, layovers, airlines, etc. Truly, much like having a personal travel agent.
  • Price Alerts: Set an alert to places you really want to go, and Priceline lets you know if the price ever drops. Cha-ching! It's kind of like getting a text from your fairy godmother, except instead of a pumpkin carriage, you get a cheap flight to Bali.

Priceline Plane Tickets, Air Tickets, Flight Tickets... What's the Difference?

Well, all those terms do sound a bit confusing. The good news is that they all mean the same thing—your ticket to paradise! Where Priceline really shines is their incredible Price Drop Protection program.

Price Drop Protection Program

Ever booked a flight, only for the price to drop right on you a few days later? Ugh, worst feeling ever, right? Well, with Priceline's Price Drop Protection, you can really either get a refund or travel credits for that difference. Score!

I really use the feature from time to time and churn out some quite decent bucks from it. It's like getting a second chance at happiness, but instead of winning back your ex, you get cold, hard cash.

Of course, one of the most talked-about issues by travelers seemed to be Priceline's reliability in having cheaper airline tickets than the websites of the airlines themselves. I have found on most occasions that this is indeed the case with Priceline if you are ready to be flexible with your travel dates or fly a different airline.

One-Way or Round-Trip? The Great Priceline Debate

One-way versus round-trip—personal preference—Priceline throws in a third option here: bundling. Bundles are packages of flights and hotels that come at a discounted price.

Priceline Bundled Packages

When you book a bundled package on Priceline, it's like getting two for the price of one. You get your money and time back when you can book flights and hotels in one place. Customize your package to meet your special needs and preferences.

I have used this option a few times, and it has always been great. It takes so much of the stress out of planning a trip, and who doesn't love a good, stress-free vacation? Be sure to read reviews from other travelers about both the flights and hotels included in your package. That's always useful information to hear from fellow adventurers before committing to a booking.

Final Words

I am always checking the app for new deals and planning my next adventure. I mean, who wouldn't? You are saving so much money in travel with them.

With these tips and tricks, you'll be well on your way to becoming a Priceline pro. So go forth and explore the world—one discounted flight at a time!

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