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9 Hawaii Hotel Booking Mistakes
00:00 Intro
01:27 Beach Front?
02:46 Fees
03:53 When to Book
04:34 What is Your Plan?
05:52 Not the Right Hotel
06:23 Wrong Area to Stay
07:35 Where is My Upgrade?
09:12 Recheck Rates
10:02 Other Places to Stay

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