How to snag a room in a sold out hotel

4 Hotel Hacks That Will Lock You Into the Best Deals
4 Hotel Hacks That Will Lock You Into the Best Deals


Consider this: you arrive at a city and show up at the hotel, but the hotel clerk tells you the place is sold out. This might sound like a travel nightmare, but in reality it's rare for all the rooms to actually be unavailable.

How do you get these hidden rooms? It all depends on how you ask, who you ask and which words you use. Watch the video above for insider tips on snagging hotel rooms -- and deals -- from travel expert Peter Greenberg.

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