The Beat Hotel, a film by Documentary Arts, goes deep into the legacy of the American Beats in Paris during the heady years between 1957 and 1963, when Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky and Gregory Corso fled the obscenity trials in the United States surrounding the publication of Ginsberg's poem "Howl."
How to Beat Hotel Bidding Sites in Nine Steps - I have used this method just a couple of times, but I was satisfied with the results. The drawback for me was that I had to cancel one of the trips (skiing trip to CO) with no refund for any of it. So make sure you have your dates craved out and confirmed before booking your trip with this method. M:)