Planning wihout using the appripriate tools can be very time-comsuming ! There are a lot of very useful and effective tools which can make the whole process much easier. This page will show you the most common travel tools used these days.
FLIGHT AND ACCOMODATION BOOKING
Booking.com Best of the best ! Best website to book accommodation worldwide. Unlimited range of hotels, apartments, hostels, campsites and more.
Expedia.comExpedia is a great tool to search for flights and accomodations worldwide. Over a million flights hotels, packages. It is also great for last minute travel bookings.
Skyscanner.comWorld’s biggest travel search engine for flights, accomodation and car hire. Probably the best option available on the web when looking for the cheapest and most suitable airfare.
Tripadvisor.com World’s Largest Travel Site
Airbnb.com This website enables you to book private rooms or whole apartments in citiy of your choice. It is one of the cheapest accomodation option. Rather than staying in a hotel, you can book a treehouse, cozy apartment or stay on a boat.
Kayak.com Powerful flight search engine with very useful options such as “Explore” and “Price Alert”. With kayak you can also book hotels, cars, packages, cruises etc.
Momondo.com Another very useful search engine for travelers. Similar to kayak.com but sometimes you can find better deals here.
Homestay.com Here you can book homestay accommodation in a local person/family home. Staying with the locals is my preferred option.
HomeAway.com Find & book vacation rentals with HomeAway.
Otel.com Cheap hotel bookings worldwide.
Hotels.com Accommodation website very similar to Booking.com.
hostelworld.com Book hostel or backpacker hotel worldwide. If you want to travel on a low budget – this should be your choice.
FeWo Direkt German vacation rental platform.
www.qatarairways.com Qatar Airways
PREPARING FOR THE TRIP
Travelschecklist.com Travels’ Checklist – Your packing list wizard
Power-plugs-sockets.com Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in that country
BOOKS AND TRAVEL GUIDES
Lonelyplanet Travel guides and more.
www.tripit.com All your travel plans, in one place: flight confirmations, hotel bookings, rentals, transportation etc. TripIt is a very useful tool for planning and organizing your trip. It would even import automatically booking confirmation from your mailbox.
maps.me With his app you can access detailed maps of all countries from anywhere in the world. No internet connection required. Works offline and is free.