Will Send You Fictional Booking Confirmations For Valentine’s Day is offering fictional booking confirmations. If you’re not traveling anywhere, that doesn’t mean you can’t book a stay – without cost and without risk. And it doesn’t mean you can’t book a stay for someone else that they don’t have to travel for.

What wants you to do is send a fictional hotel booking to an ex- for a stay in a dumpster on Valentine’s Day. Wait, what?

The good news is that if you do this (and they don’t know if you really give the fictional booking to someone, you may actually like your exes or feel like this would stir up too much trouble), they’ll enter you into a sweepstakes drawing for a $300 gift card.

  • Visit now through February 12 at 8 a.m. to tell us why your ex deserves a stay in the dumps and where your dreamiest hotel stay would be

  • You’ll receive a totally fictional yet equally satisfying booking confirmation email (see below) for your ex’s figurative V-Day Dumpster Stay

  • In return, you’ll be entered to win a suite reward for yourself in the form of [one of 12] $300 gift card[s] (with no expiration – so it’s ready for check-in when you are) just in time for a self-love filled Valentine’s Day

Here’s what the confirmation looks like:

Bear in mind that sending a booking confirmation to stay in a dumpster may be one of the more dumpster fire things you can do. On the other hand, we’re all looking to get out – and if you haven’t gotten your jab of Pfizer or Moderna yet, this may be the best you’re going to do. It could be appreciated!

It’s not the most generous contest, although winning would be nice. Mostly it’s just clever and fun and I appreciate that right now. Plus you can play at home.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Shucks, have had a good marriage for 45 years, no ex. For this contest I guess I didn’t luck out…oh, wait.

  2. Now that is hilarious. I might really pay for something like that to be delivered to my serial cheater ex!

  3. Nice they’re putting their creative energies to use. If only they offered customer service to their actual customers. This travel agency is a train wreck. I only occasionally use because I can combine discounts — discount gift cards and promo codes — to get certain hotel rooms for less. But if you have a problem — like a discount code they gave you doesn’t actually work — good luck finding a human to help you.

  4. I would just reply with a picture of myself at an Aman showing the middle finger. See? Not so clever after all, lol

    Really, Porn Hub has much better marketing.

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