Sept. 19, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced today that its money-saving, no-bidding
hotel booking option is now available for travelers with iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices, and those who access the mobile version of priceline.com's website.
, which was introduced earlier this year, is designed for families and other guests who need specific amenities, like a pool or certain bed type, along with that famous priceline.com discount of up to 45%.
option is now automatically included in the
app that can be downloaded for free from the Android market
. It also can be downloaded for free from the iTunes store
. Travelers with other devices can access priceline.com's mobile-friendly website at
offers deals at thousands of hotels around the globe without having to bid. Customers view a page that includes amenities (pool, gym, on-site restaurant, etc.), star level (including luxurious 4- and 5-star properties and resorts), neighborhood, guest satisfaction scores on a 1-10 scale, and a special sale price that's been discounted up to 45%. In many cases, customers can choose their bedding type (1 king, 2 doubles, etc.). After booking at the discounted price, the name of the specific hotel is revealed.
is covered by priceline.com's Big Deal Guarantee. If a customer books an
hotel reservation and finds a better price any time up until the day before check-in, priceline.com will match that price and give the customer
is the second major enhancement this month for the
app. Last week, priceline.com announced the expansion of its
® last-minute hotel service - another highly popular (and free) app feature - to cover 150 destinations.
requires no bidding and
gives mobile device-equipped travelers access to an exclusive inventory of top-quality hotel rooms at discounts of up to 40% or more off priceline.com's regular published hotel prices. Unlike
are only available for stays starting that same night. Stays can last from one to four nights.
will be posted on the service at
local time. Room reservations can be instantly booked up until
local time, or until they sell out. The app shows the names of all the available
hotels with descriptions, maps and photos, along with the rates and the percentage discounts.
also will display each hotel's customer satisfaction score and reviews generated by priceline.com guests who have stayed there. Tonight-Only Deals also is covered by priceline.com's Big Deal Guarantee.
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