We’ve gathered the best travel companies and resources to help you better plan and book your trip.
Kayak – general search flights, hotels, cars
Rome2Rio – specializing in complicated itineraries with flights, trains, driving, and ferries
Vayama – general search flights especially for international flights outside the US, hotels, cars
Skyscanner – general search flights including many of the budget carriers that sites like Kayak miss
Momondo – meta-searches of cheap flights and hotels
FareCompare – airline ticket comparison
AirAsia – Cheap flights to Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Siem Reap, Taipei
Jetstar Airways – Singapore Cheap Flights
Thai Smile Airways – Thai Smile Airways
SilkAir – Asia’s most awarded regional airline
Singapore Airlines – View latest air fare deals and promotions from SIA
Emirates – Book Flights, Hotels and Car Rental
TripAdvisor – Good for reviews but not great for finding the best rates.
Hotel Chatter – news, reviews, and deals worldwide
Oyster – hotel reviews in major U.S. cities
Expedia – one of the largest web travel booking agency
Hotels.com – My least favorite hotel booking site.
Agoda – Specializes in Asia
Priceline – helps you haggle for the best bargains on hotel bookings
Booking – The most reliable website and almost always has the best rates.
LateRooms – one of the main outlets that hotels use to try to fill their empty rooms
Hotwire – offers low prices on hotel, airfare and vacation packages by selling off unsold travel inventory at discounted prices
HotelsCombined.com – Good for last minute hotels.
IntrepidTravel – small group tours that use local operators
G Adventures – adventure travel & tours
AffordableTours – one of the largest travel agencies in the U.S.
GoToday – last minute tours and hotels