By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
Planning to visit family for the holidays and the guest room isn't an option? Now is the time to start looking for cheap holiday accommodations. If you only need a place to spend the night, Cheapism has already identified the best cheap hotel chains. But if you're keen on more upscale lodgings, here are some tips on finding affordable hotel rooms during the holiday season.
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Forget the usual tactics. As many frugal travelers know, the best offers pop up when occupancy rates are low. This circumstance may present itself to folks visiting cities checkered with hotels that cater to business travelers and run promotions during the otherwise slow holiday season. But the usual array of money-saving tips may prove useless during the holidays. Waiting until the last minute to snatch cheap holiday accommodations from hotels eager to fill empty rooms often fails at this time of year. Discount-rate sites such asRead More »from How to Book Cheap Hotels for the Holidays