You ALWAYS need to shop around when you’re looking for travel bargains and deals since no one source is always going to have the cheapest price. But here are some of the best bets for cheap flights, discounted hotel rooms, and bargain vacation packages in The World’s Cheapest Destinations—and ways to save some travel bucks in the other places too.
Travel deal newsletters will send regular sales each week and it’s good to subscribe to the one from your favorite airline.
For specific routes, the best bet is to set up airfare sale alerts through Travelocity.
It’s always worth a shot trying Priceline or Hotwire, especially if it’s close to departure. Plus both offer even better deals on hotels and rental cars. Even Same-Day Hotel Savings! If you’re a student, ChaChing! No Service Fees on Flights at STA Travel!
Trivago is a great place to check hotel prices from multiple online agencies in one place, being sure you’re seeing the best deal out there online. For day-of bookings, use Leffel25 in the promotion box and get $25 off using the app from HotelTonight.
For circle-the-globe trips, round-the-world fares, or complicated itineraries involving several different countries, one of the best bets is Airtreks.com and you can also check prices in advance online before buying at the BootsnAll Indie RTW site.
For hostels and budget accommodation worldwide check Hostelworld.com or Hostelbookers.com