|by Sean O'Neill||Helpful Websites, Hotels, Innovations||13|
Back in May, we told you how Orbitz had extended its popular Price Assurance program for airfares to hotel bookings, offering automatic reimbursements. If someone else on Orbitz scores a better rate for the same room on the same travel date for less than what you paid, you automatically get a check for the difference (up to $500). No paperwork or other action by you required.
Now Orbitz is enhancing its offer with a low price guarantee. Besides the automatic rebate, you'll automatically recieve a promotion code redeemable for $50 off your next hotel or vacation package reservation. The online travel agency is also eliminating the 24-hour window to file a claim and giving the customer all the way until the property's cancellations fees apply to cash in.
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Say so long to overpaying. More and more websites are putting money back in your pocket if a fare drops after you've booked.