Typical DiscountsCreate an Account
Because Hotels.com does not offer an email sign up, the best way to stay connected is to create an account. You'll be the first to learn about special rewards and coupons. As a member, you'll also receive personalized alerts when your favorite destinations hold a sale.
Join Welcome Rewards
Welcome Rewards add up with every purchase. After 10 nights, you receive the next night free. There are no blackout dates or restrictions on eligible hotels. If you are a heavy traveler, you can also upgrade to Silver or Gold membership for free. To qualify, you must stay 10 or 30 nights respectively. Once you upgrade, you get access to an exclusive 24/7 customer service line that is dedicated to ensuring a stress-free travel experience.
Search Hotel Deals
In the Hotel Deals section, you can find discounted rates on a number of hotels. These deals are usually discounted a percent-off certain destinations, but you can also find special rates on select cities if there is a special occasion. Don't forget to check out the Last Minute Deals if you are booking on short notice.
Shop the Deal of the Day
On a daily basis, Hotels.com advertises bargain prices on their Deal of the Day page. These deals can be sorted by city for easy booking. You can expect prices up to 50% off regular nightly rates.
Creative Deal Hunting
Follow Social Media
Use Twitter to find out about free events around the country. Hotels.com also hosts a #FilmItFriday contest to win various prizes, such as a FlipCam. To enter, just reply to the week's prompt with a fun photo along with the aforementioned hashtag. On Facebook, you will find exclusive coupons and sweepstakes. Past prizes have included retail gift cards and merchandise. Get even more out of your Hotels.com experience by downloading their free mobile app, which allows you to arrange travel, manage your Welcome Rewards and access your account right from your phone.
How Experts Save Even More
Know When to Shop
The best time of year to shop at Hotels.com is in February. Between the holiday season and Spring Break, prices can be found at their lowest. During other times of the year, try using the Last Minute Deals to secure travel savings.
Get the Best Price Guarantee
At Hotels.com, they guarantee you are paying the absolute lowest price. If you find a lower rate on another site for the same hotel and dates of stay, let them know. After they confirm, you'll receive the difference back. Note that AARP, government and loyalty card rates do not apply. The guarantee is not applicable to blind bookings either.