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Sep. 27, 2010 12:30 pm

Switch preview: How to game Packlate

Switch Details: When: 10/6. 6 p.m. Where: Levitt Auditorium, University of the Arts Price: $9 Click Here to Get Tickets If you’re planning a vacation in the next few months, your Switch ticket will likely pay for itself. At Switch, not only will Packlate CEO and founder Steve Barsh show off how Packlate works, but he […]

Switch Details:

When: 10/6. 6 p.m.

Where: Levitt Auditorium, University of the Arts

Price: $9

Click Here to Get Tickets

If you’re planning a vacation in the next few months, your Switch ticket will likely pay for itself.

At Switch, not only will Packlate CEO and founder Steve Barsh show off how Packlate works, but he will also show us how to get a “screamer of a deal.”

“People always ask, ‘How can I really book this [house] without waiting until the last possible minute?’,” he says. “I’ll show you how.”

Right now on Packlate, you can book a three day stay in Cosa Rica for less than $250. Of course, that rate applies if you’re willing to leave in, say, the next six hours.

Being impulsive enough to take up such a deal is the premise of Packlate, a West Conshohocken-based website that helps private vacation homeowners fill unused inventory while giving flexible travelers a deal.

Started by Barsh, a former managing partner at DreamIt Ventures, Packlate has expanded quickly since we last spoke with the company. The site now allows users to book vacations in over 20 locations with more planned.

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Come get inspired by Packlate and four other Philly innovators at Switch on October 6th at the Levitt Auditorium.  Get your tickets today.

A big thanks to our sponsors: First Round CapitalGenacast VenturesThe University City Science Center,MCD Law PartnersVC Deal LawyerThe Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Corzo Center for the Creative Arts and the University of the Arts.

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