Trim is one of those services you sit back slack jawed in wonder when you discover it. I can't shake the idea that there's a vast staff of people behind the scenes, calling your service providers on your behalf. But in any case, it's a fantastic example of saving while you sleep, so however they … Continue reading Trim: no price is final
A service that does essentially the same thing as Camelcamelcamel is Keepa, again specifically for Amazon, and with international coverage. Keepa has extensions for all the major, and a few minor, browsers which watches as you browse items on Amazon and allows you to set price triggers as you shop. They claim to track and … Continue reading Keepa: camel-like
An Amazon price tracker that provides price drop alerts and price history charts for products sold by Amazon.
In the category of price monitoring, there's no service I like better than Autoslash. Autoslash is all about rental cars. You can book a rental car directly, or more importantly, tell it to track a rental you've already arranged. If Autoslash finds a better rate at major sites like Priceline (which is typically a price … Continue reading Autoslash: keeping Car Rental Pricing honest
Pruvo is a new service for hotel price monitoring. I’ve tried others, but either have been disappointed, or they’ve gone out of business (well, OK, both). This could be a clue to the difficulty of the problem they’re trying to solve. Pruvo works much like Autoslash for rental cars: you either manually provide your hotel … Continue reading Pruvo: hotel pricing, we’re watching you.
I love Honey. No doubt Honey was created by someone like me tired of searching for a coupon for every purchase made on the web. Why can't software do the searching and filling in for me? By golly, it can. Honey's browser extension watches your activity and suggests and fills in active coupons. It's genius. … Continue reading Honey: the Sweet Nectar of Savings