Comparison site, Finder.com.au, did some investigating and came up with 10 of the best hacks for getting a better room. 1. Get with the program Many hotel chains offer membership programs that provide benefits for frequent stays, including upgrades. 2. Choose the right credit card Certain hotels offer credit cards that make you eligible for an upgrade. For example Hilton’s Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card automatically grants you gold status, as does the Hyatt Credit Card. 3. Mention it’s a special occasion If you’re celebrating an engagement, birthday or a graduation, drop it into the conversation when checking in. It could be worthy of a better room or at the very least a little freebie such as a bottle of bubbles. Get the full story at Perth Now