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Have you guys ever been able to negotiate a special rate with a hotel? How did you guys do it?

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Emailed reservations for that hotel (not generic SPG reservations line). Told them I was staying for X number of weeks and I couldn't go above X rate. They were happy to do a special rate, it was easy.

Your firm also probably has a travel procurement manager who's job it is to source deals like this.

Say you have a large consulting team that us currently deciding between a few hotels and that you plan to stay there every week for several months.

I got a better rate than was available via the portal by doing this btw.

If you talk to your internal person they can handle the negotiation for you and amend the portal accordingly

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