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Hotwire is offering a fantastic deal on last-minute hotel stays around the holiday week surrounding July 4. Participating cities include New York, Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington DC and Orlando. The $49/night deal is valid for the first two nights of any double-occupancy hotel stay between between June 26th to July 8th, 2018, and must be booked through Hotwire for participating Hot Rate hotels, while supplies last. Valid for travel June 26 – July 8, 2018, limited to one booking per person. Prices do not include taxes or resort fees, which can go up to $50 per night. The hotel will be revealed after booking is complete.
Since this is a Hotwire Hot Rate deal, all bookings are final; no refunds or changes are allowed and you generally won’t earn loyalty points or get elite status perks on OTA hotel bookings.
However, the booking promotion can be stacked with cash back shopping portals such as Active Junky, which is offering 9% cash back as of the time of this post.
Online Travel Agency: Hotwire
Cities: New York, Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington DC, Orlando
Cost: $49/night for the first two nights, plus taxes and resort fees
Dates: Book by June 28, 2018; stay between June 26–July 8, 2018.
Booking Link: Directly through Hotwire, or utilize CashBackMonitor.com to find the best shopping portal rewards
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on travel) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are some examples of what you can book:
New York: Two nights at a four-star hotel in Central Park for $124 total between July 3-5, over the Fourth of July
Chicago: Two weekend nights at a four-star hotel in Millennium Park for $116 total, between July 6-8
Los Angeles: Two weekend nights at a four-star hotel in Santa Monica Pier for $122 total between June 29-July 1
Orlando: Two weekend nights at a four-star hotel near Universal Orlando I-North for $111 total between June 29-July 1
Miami: Two weekend nights at a four-star hotel near the Downtown – Port of Miami for $111 total between June 29-July 1
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