|Don's Home Travel Hotel Booking Sites|
I called another hotel directly and the reservation clerk was very open and told me rates would be about 30% less at places like expedia, hotels.com and booking.com.
So I started looking at reviews of booking sites.
Consumer Reports didn't have a review, but said aggregators (sites that look up rates on other sites) didn't always find the best rate.
Here's a couple of places that had reviews.
Best and Worst Hotel Booking Sites for 2019 | Frommers.com the famous powerhouses like Expedia/Travelocity, Hotels.com, and Trip.com didn’t even make the cut this year.
1 HotelsCombined 2 Trip Advisor 3 Kayak.com 4 booking.com 5 Google.com/travel/hotels10 Best Sites for Booking Hotels (UPDATED: AUGUST 2019) – The Hotel Expert
1. Booking.com – best prices, most reliable, easiest to use 2. HotelsCombined.com – cheap hotels and last minute bookings 3. Agoda.com – good for hotels in Asia 4. TripAdvisor – widest selection 5. Hotels.com – good for large hotel chains 6. Priceline – best when flexible 7. HostelWorld – great for hostels and budget hotels 8. Trivago – good price comparison website 9. Hotwire – good for flight & hotel combinations 10. HotelTonight – best hotel appSee also: