Lastminute.com is selling it's entire inventory of rooms from 15,000 global partners for $1 per day beginning Monday. The sale will last for two weeks...but here's the catch: You can only snag this rate for 15 minutes per day, Monday through Friday, during the sale weeks.
So, how do you know which 15 minutes? To find out (and participate), you need to sign up online.
You can book only one hotel per person, but you can book up to seven consecutive nights, and the transaction must be completed within the designated 15-minute window.
We only hope this goes better than the online supersale we saw last fall, from Leading Hotels of the World. So many people hit LHW's website that it crashed and the promotion pretty much fell apart. The company came up with another way to honor its commitments, but many would-be fans were turned off.
A spokesman for Lastminute.com promises they've got the technology covered....