Vacations are always fun once you get there, but before you pack up your bags and say bye bye, you first have to plan and book your trip. Here’s 7 lesser-known travel booking sites that can help you grab great deals while saving tons of time…and money!
Routehappy is a crowdsourced flying experience. In short this means that flights are shown by previous travelers experiences and feedback. The happier passengers were on that flight, the better the score.
Started by one of the founders of popular website Reddit, Hipmunk is considered a consumer first website. Flights are ranked by price, schedule, and “agony”, a measure determined by how many stops a flight makes and the length of flight.
Skiplagged introduce the concept of hidden city tickets to the general public and boy did the airlines take notice (a lawsuit by United Airlines is pending). Hidden city tickets work like this, if you want to fly from Los Angeles to Philadelphia, it might be cheaper to book a flight from Los Angeles to New Jersey with a layover in Philly and never board your second flight to New Jersey. This website can save you up to 50% and is great for booking last minute flights.
While you can’t book directly through ITA Matrix, this relatively unknown software powers the most popular traveling sites on the internet, such as Kayak and Google Flight. The website allows you to find flights departing from any country, purchased in any currency, you can even create a multi-city trip. It’s really amazing what you can do!
With deals on over 100 million airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars, and vacation packages, CheapOair can do it all.
You’ve got your airfare covered, now you need somewhere to stay. Instead of staying in a hotel in a touristy part of the city, book on Airbnb and grab a room with a local.
On Oyster, special investigators are sent around the world to rate, photograph and reviews hotel, making it easier for you to book your next trip.