If you’re looking to book your next vacation and traveling is in your near future, make sure you download these apps and visit these sites for added benefit.
If you’re visiting a new city, download the Foursquare app for recommendations on everything from restaurants to shopping to nightlife. The app provides maps with destination locations and provides ratings and reviews from fellow Foursquare users.
The Hopper app is ideal for those searching for the best deal on airfare. It alerts users of the best time to book flights and can predict when prices will fluctuate. Users can track prices on the app and book a flight with their color-coded pricing calendar.
This app allows users to track airfare pricing and even obtain a refund or airline credit if prices drop after you book. Yapta also tracks prices on hotels to provide you the best deal at the best time.
Whether it’s your first cruise or your 20th, visit CruiseCritic.com to get all the information you will need before booking your next voyage. The site provides deals and discounts, reviews and recommendations and gives users the opportunity for Q&A. Travelers can search by cruise line, destination or cruise style to make sure you book the right one that fits your personality and budget!
If you’re constantly traveling and sick of the same boring hotel scene, check out Airbnb. This site allows users to book everything from apartments to homes, even allowing users to rent a room for a few days. It gives travelers an array of accommodations for every budget.
If you are the spontaneous type, then HotelTonight is for you. If you’re looking to book a hotel at the last minute, this app provides you with a list of hotels in your area with super discounted rates.
When traveling, if you need to be in communication with others, whether it be for work or play, download WhatsApp to save money on messaging rates from your phone. It provides an instant messaging platform for those using the app.
Priceline is a great tool for discounts and savings on everything from hotels, flights, cruises, car rentals and even provides coupons on vacation packages. Enter in dates of travel and what you are in need of, and the site generates a list of items available for your dates of travel. You can sort by popularity, price or specific location.