How To: Fool Orbitz that your Mac is a Windows PC
So it has come out that Orbitz, the travel booking site, charges Mac users $20 to $30 more a day when booking hotels than PC users. Presumably because they will pay it, or because Orbitz thinks mac users are wealthier. All I know is that I already never use Orbitz because their prices for me--a Mac user--are too high.
But here is a handy trick to force Safari to tell the world you are a PC user, so you can avoid being charged extra by duplicitous merchants.
Upsetting? Hmm maybe. Surprised, no not really…
When you visit any website the owner of that site will receive an array of statistics and data that is used for adapt their online marketing strategy.