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Top 60 Best Travel Websites

What the best travel websites on the internet? Here is a list of 60 carefully picked travel websites based on RSS subscribers, Alexa Rank and popularity on social networking websites. There travel websites have been sorted into five sub-categories for your browsing convenience. If you find this post helpful, please bookmark it or share it with your friends.

Top 15 Travel Websites

1. tripadvisor

Unbiased hotel reviews, photos and travel advice for hotels and vacations – Compare prices with just one click.

2. Yahoo! Travel

Find cheap flights, hotels and car rentals with Yahoo! Travel. Plan your trip with travel guides, personalized recommendations, articles, deals and more.

3. Expedia

Plan your trip with Expedia. Buy airline tickets, read reviews & reserve a hotel. Find deals on vacations, rental cars & cruises. Great prices guaranteed!

4. travelocity

Book travel for less with specials on cheap airline tickets, hotels, cruises, car rentals, and flights on Travelocity.

5. priceline

Get deep discounts on hotels, flights, rental cars, vacations and cruises. Exclusive travel deals you won’t find anywhere else.

6. Orbitz

Book cheap airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, vacations and travel deals on Orbitz. Get the cheapest airfare and hotel deals or a cash refund with Orbitz Price Assurance.

7. Kayak

Compare hundreds of travel sites at once. Find a deal on the flight, hotel, car rental or vacation you want.

8. hotels

Find the lowest hotel rates from luxury hotels to budget accommodations. Hotels.com has the best deals and discounts for hotel rooms anywhere.

9. TravelZoo

Travel deals on flights, hotels, vacation packages and cruises. Join millions of travelers who already use Travelzoo!

10. Hotwire

Find cheap and discount travel deals, flights and hotels that meet your budget. Book the best travel deals on flights, hotels and vacation packages at Hotwire.com.

11. Booking

Save up to 75% on hotels in 15,000 destinations worldwide. Read hotel reviews and find the guaranteed best price on a choice of hotels to suit any budget.

12. CheapTickets

Find cheap hotel deals and cheap flights with no booking fees at CheapTickets: cheap airline tickets, travel deals, vacations, car rentals, cruises and more.

13. lonelyplanet

Travel guides and guidebooks. Travel advice, tips and destination information to inspire you from Lonely Planet.

14. VirtualTourist

The best insider travel tips, reviews and photos posted by real travelers on over 72,000 travel destinations. Research, plan, book your next vacation with VirtualTourist.com.

15. realtravel

Plan a trip with travel reviews and travel guide information written by travelers and rated by editors. FREE Travel Blog and Trip Planner.

Travel Social Networking Websites

16. Tripatini

Known as the Facebook for travelers, TRIPATINI is a fun, free social network and blog where travelers and travel experts from across the planet hang out, share and learn how to travel better and smarter.

17. Lonely Planet Thorn Tree

Thorn Tree travel forum – exchange travel information, advice, hints and tips. Get help, get connected, get inspired, have your say.

18. WikiTravel

Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable worldwide travel guide. So far it has 24,934 destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe.

19. Dopplr

Dopplr is a service for sharing personal and business travel plans privately with the people you trust. Find city tips and travel advice on the Social Atlas.

20. TripSay

TripSay will make the way you plan your next vacation much faster, easier, and more fun. And your trip will be filled with only the things you want to do, with the help of your friends.

21. WAYN

Meet like-minded people based on where you would love to go and what you would love to do.

22. Foursquare

Foursquare gives you & your friends new ways to explore your city. Earn points & unlock badges for discovering new things. Click the link to learn more.

23. Triporama

Store and share travel research, send invitations, and coordinate travel. Find trip ideas, deals, and high-quality travel providers.

24. BootsnAll

BootsnAll is the ultimate resource to the independent traveller. Travel Community, Travel Stories, Cheap Tickets, Youth Hostels and all your travel needs.

25. Planetware.com

Your Unlimited Travel Guide to the World. Plan a trip using in-depth tourist attraction information, do-it-yourself tours, maps, photos & more. Find the best deals on hotels, flights & car rentals.

26. Yelp

User Reviews and Recommendations of Top Restaurants, Shopping, Nightlife, Entertainment, Services and More at Yelp.

27. World66

Complete, objective information on World travel, including photos and reviews. Add your own wiki-style contributions.

28. TravBuddy

Honest hotel reviews, millions of travel buddies, and thousands of travel blogs to help plan your next trip. Share travel tips, find a travel buddy, or blog about your travel experiences, all for free.

29. TravelersPoint

Active online community of international travellers from over 200 countries. Travellerspoint features a wiki travel guide, forums, blogs, photography, interactive trip maps, accommodation and much more.

30. TripWolf

the social travel guide written by globetrotters worldwide. The best attractions, hotels, reviews, photos, videos, travel information and more.

Cheap Flights and Accommodations

31. CouchSurfing

A non-profit network that connects travelers with locals in over 230 countries  for cultural exchange, friendship, and learning experiences.

32. Bing Travel

Search multiple travel sites, compare airline & hotel prices, find travel deals, and receive free fare predictions on Bing travel.

33. Home Exchange

The most comprehensive list of home listings. You list your house on this website, find another member who want to trade his home for exchange.

34. Hostel Bookers

Youth hostels and Cheap Hotels in over 3,500 travel destinations. Book a Hostel or Cheap Hotel with no booking fee. Best online deals with our lowest price guarantee.

35. Hotwire

Find cheap and discount travel deals, flights and hotels that meet your budget. Book the best travel deals on flights, hotels and vacation packages at Hotwire.com.

36. iStopOver

Book short term rentals with iStopOver. Find rooms for rent available for weekend rentals, weekly rentals, or longer. List your space on iStopOver for free and offer a accommodation, a great hotel alternative.

37. Last Minute

Tired and bored? Want more fun and less stress? Live every minute to the full! Find exclusive deals on travel, hotels, flights, holidays, restaurants, theatre and more at lastminute.com.

38. Roomorama

Find short term rentals and short term apartments for short term stays in the most popular US, Canadian and European cities, or rent yours, with Roomorama.

39. SeatGuru

The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information.

40. Wegolo

Wegolo searches and transparently compares the offers and fares of more than 60 low cost carriers all over Europe and the world.

41. Yapta

Yapta stands for Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant. Yapta notifies you when prices for flights drop and helps you to track flight prices and save money before and after you buy.

Destination Guides and Travel Communities

42. The Backpacker

The community reviews local bars, restaurants, accommodations, attractions, and tours.

43. Frommer’s

Frommers.com brings you cheap airfares, bargain rate cruises, discounted hotel rooms, budget car rentals and money-saving advice, all written and reviewed by travel experts.

44. IgoUgo

On IgoUgo you can compare hotel prices, find the best deals on flights and read millions of user reviews on hotels, things to do and restaurants to plan the perfect vacation.

45. Timeout City Guides

Discover Time Out Worldwide, with comprehensive city listings and travel guides for the world’s greatest cities.

46. UpTake

Aggregator of information and travelers’ opinions from 5,000 websites some 20 million opinions.

47. Viator

Viator is one of the best travel websites to help you to plan your days in-country. You can plan daytrips, book tours, discover other things to do and attractions to see.

Budget Travel Websites

48. The Art of Nonconformity

Chris Guillebeau’s blog focuses on three areas in a creative and non-conventional way: Life, Work, and Travel. He writes about innovative ideas and travel hacking and his journeys to more than 25 countries every year.

49. Budget Travel

A very popular webblog magazine on budget travel. The writers post stories and tips on destinations, budget itineraries and tips on saving money.

50. Cool Travel Guide

This budget travel blog is written by Lara Dunstun, who has traveled to more than 60 countries, published over 40 travel guide books. This blog is all about cool things of traveling.

51. Frugal Traveler

The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler blog takes on budget travel with tips, advice and Seth Kugel seeing the world on the cheap.

52. Hobo Traveler

Andy is a perpetual world traveler and has been 88 countries. His blog focuses on records of the real world and budget travel tips.

53. Perceptive Travel

Perceptive Travel is an online travel magazine filled with unique perspectives from around the globe, written by some of the best travel writers on the planet.

54. The Professional Hobo

Nora Dunn sold her lucrative financial planning business, sold all her stuff, and embarked on a round-the-world vagabonding life. She shares her adventures on this fun site.

55. Song of the Open Road

Currently on year 9 of his global journey, Wade has ventured through over 30 countries on 5 continents, sometimes moving slow, sometimes moving fast.

Best Cruises & Luxury Holidays

56. Cunard Cruise Lines

Luxury cruises from the “Golden Age of Travel”.

57. Cruise Professionals

Luxury cruises from some of the world’s best luxury cruiselines.

58. Great Holidays.net

Independent UK travel site drawing on 300+ tour operators.

59. Cruise Web

Take a cruise to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world – book online with most major cruiselines.

60. Cruising.Org

Cruise Line International Association – tips on planning your cruise, cruise finder, cruise news.