Tag: Deal

  • Mark Cuban Regrets Passing On This One Shark Tank Deal

    Bouqs co-founder John Tabis appeared on Season 5, Episode 27 of “Shark Tank,” to pitch Bouqs’ offering of direct flower delivery. While the Sharks seemed receptive enough to the concept, there were some significant drawbacks pointed out. Real estate magnate Barbara Corcoran declined to invest in Bouqs mainly because she disliked the company name, Bouqs…

  • Will Booking Through Kayak Really Get You A Better Deal?

    One advantage to using Kayak versus searching directly with the airlines or some other less limber search portals is that all flights are displayed, including some unconventional booking structures that you might not have been aware of. Advertisement One such example is “hacker fares,” which Kayak defines as, “Instead of making you book one round-trip ticket…

  • Is An Airbnb A Better Deal Than Booking A Hotel Room?

    Airbnb is able to undercut hotel prices due to a lack of overhead costs. Since there is no staffing or management required for a property (not including property owners or companies who use cleaning staff and booking agents), prices can be kept lower. Plus, while most hotels will maintain pricing that fits market demands (and…

  • When Is The Best Time To Book Flight Tickets If You Want A Deal?

    According to a recent study by CheapAir.com that analyzed almost one billion transactions, the best time to pull the trigger on airfare to your dream destination is, on average, 70 days prior to the departure date. But that doesn’t mean you should only check fares on that exact date — what CheapAir calls the “Prime Booking…