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Booking with Amex travel more expensive?
Hi all, I am new to Amex and to the platinum card. I want to book a hotel in Toronto and have compared booking prices with Amex travel and with the hotel website for two different hotels. For each the Amex room price is $80-100 CAD higher. Am I missing something re some advantage to booking through Amex?
Are you sure you’re not looking at Fine Hotels & Resorts (a benefit of the Platinum Card?) This comes with things like late check-out, upgrade, free wi-fi, etc.
[QUOTE=”rickyw, post: 59812, member: 1436″]Are you sure you’re not looking at Fine Hotels & Resorts (a benefit of the Platinum Card?) This comes with things like late check-out, upgrade, free wi-fi, etc.[/QUOTE]
Thanks, no, just “regular” hotel.
I don’t think the portals necessarily have the cheapest prices so you do have to be careful about booking there. I’ve not priced hotels before but usually the airfare is within about $5 or so. I don’t know if it’s just bad luck on the date/location your looking at or if this is business as usual.
I’ve experienced the same problem.