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Top 10 Online Travel Sites

Top 10 Online Travel Sites There are a variety of travel sites that either help people book flights, hotels, and ground transportation or allow them to share their travel experiences and connect with friends. Some travel sites provide a combination of the two functions. We looked at a number of travel sites and analyzed them […]

Hotwire.com Review

Travel Websites  7.5/10 For the traveler looking for the best deals, Priceline.com is a useful tool that lets you place bids on hotels and flights. You can bid what you think the trip is worth and hope you luck out with a great deal. Priceline doesn’t charge you booking or cancellation fees, and it does […]

Priceline.com Review

Travel Websites  8/10 For the traveler looking for the best deals, Priceline.com is a useful tool that lets you place bids on hotels and flights. You can bid what you think the trip is worth and hope you luck out with a great deal. Priceline doesn’t charge you booking or cancellation fees, and it does […]

iAgora.com Review

Travel Websites  8/10 If you’re a student or recent graduate feeling the stirrings of wanderlust, iAgora.com could provide you with a unique experience abroad. Developed in 1998 by some travelers in Europe, the website helps users find schools, housing, and jobs all over Europe. Whether you want time to see the world and learn a […]

Expedia.com Review

Travel Websites  8.5/10 One of the leading online travel agencies, Expedia.com allows you to plan your trip—from the flights, hotel, rental cars, and activities—all from your computer. Whether you’re traveling on business or packing up the family to go to DisneyWorld, Expedia strives to offer the lowest prices available. Booking flights to multiple destinations may […]

PlanetWare.com Review

Travel Websites  8.5/10 Most travel sites provide information on hotels, restaurants, and attractions in far-flung reaches of the world, but neglect the U.S. PlanetWare.com includes great details and photos for attractions across America both well-known and obscure. Enter in your particular hobbies and interests—scuba diving, doll collecting, museums—and see what pops up. Or search by […]

Hotels.com Review

Travel Websites  8.5/10 Whether you’re traveling with the family or going on a business trip, it’s nice to know you are booked at a hotel that meets all your specific needs. With Hotels.com, you can search for hotels in any location by the amenities they provide: pool, pets, free breakfast, gym, etc. Book a room […]

Wayn.com Review

Travel Websites  9/10 Today the young people who love to network with friends have the opportunity to share their travel experiences with others around the world. Wayn.com (“Where are you now?”) lets users set up a profile and share their photos, stories, travel experiences, and advice. You can connect with friends and family back home […]

IgoUgo.com Review

Travel Websites  9/10 IgoUgo.com is more than a travel booking site; it’s also a platform for members’ blogs, photos, stories, and tips, providing visitors with personalized information. If you have a friend who travels a lot, you can follow his or her journeys on this site. Contributors—even you—can earn points that count for online gift […]

Tripadvisor.com Review

Travel Websites  9.5/10 www.tripadvisor.com A comprehensive travel site that helps you search for flights, hotels, restaurants, and attractions all over the world, Tripadvisor.com is a trusted tool for planning your next trip. You can even get recommendations for fun activities to try in your own hometown, ranked with user reviews and comments. Real-life travelers submit […]

Connecting with International Friends through travel social networking sites

By Brittany Rowland If you’re young, footloose, and fancy free, you can still stay connected with friends and family back home through online social networking sites designed specifically for travelers. More and more travel agent sides are implementing social networking tools that allow users to connect with one another to share photos, stories, tips, and […]

Tips for Booking Inexpensive Flights Online

By Brittany Rowland Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, there are techniques you can use to get the best deals on flights online. Start looking early, but not too early. It helps if you know your travel times at least 3 weeks in advance; you’re unlikely to find a good deal if you wait […]

Booking Trips on a Budget: Comparing Priceline and Hotwire

By Brittany Rowland Everyone enjoys a vacation every now and then; the challenge is finding good deals on flights, hotels, and ground transportation. Many online travel site let you search for fair prices and make arrangements from the comfort of your home. Priceline.com and Hotwire.com are two sites in particular that offer savings and special […]