10+ essential Travel websites for the real globetrotter

The number of Travel websites is ever increasing. No longer do people need to book all-inclusive deals or go to a physical travel agency to go on their next adventure. Nowadays the internet is the place to be for cheap budget trips, or over top luxury travel destination. You can organise your trip yourself with the following websites. We have selected the most useful ones. recently. We listed them for you.

Niche trends 2017

Influential people Stephen Kaufer | Tony Wheeler & Maureen Wheeler | Casey Fenton
Trending niche sites Tripadvisor.com | Lonelyplanet.com | Couchsurfing.com
Monthly searches 166,000
Total results in Google 2.970.000.000
Competition
91%

Top 5 Most popular Travel websites in the world by visitors

Revuwire's overview of the most visited websites.

Tripadvisor.com offers more than 385 million reviews, pictures and opinions from travellers just like you. But you can also find cheap flight tickets, free travel guides, popular accommodations and a lot more. There is a reason why millions of users visit Tripadvisor.com before they book their vacation.


CompanyTripAdvisor, Inc
Founder Stephen Kaufer
Start date01-02-2000
Trust
86%
Rating
89%


Lonely Planet started after Maureen and Tony wheeler decided to cross Europa and Asia overland, all the way to Australia. Their honeymoon was so adventurous that they wanted to share this amazing experience. Years and years later, Lonely Planet is one of the most succesful travel publiser! You can find all kinds of travel articles on Lonelyplanet.com. If you want to get informed as well as possible for your trip or vacation, then take a look at Lonelyplanet.com


CompanyNC2 Media
Founder Tony Wheeler & Maureen Wheeler
Start date09-09-1994
Trust
61%
Rating
77%


Via Couchsurfing.com it’s very easy to meet new people, and stay somewhere for free! Use the platform and find ‘hosts’. Your stay at the host is free and it’s a unique way to share a home with a stranger. Or how Couchsurfing.com states in their slogan: “friends you haven’t met yet”.

 


Founder Casey Fenton
Start date01-01-2004
Trust
56%
Rating
80%


As you would expect, at Lastminute.com you can find last minute deals for your vacation. It’s popular because lastminute.com offers you a userfriendly overview. The travel websites are ever increasing, so this site might come in handy as a guide to get the best deals online.


CompanyLMnext UK Ltd.
Founder Brent Hoberman & Martha Lane Fox
Start date2-9-1998
Trust
64%
Rating
79%


Virtualtourist.com helps you with travel guides, hotel reviews and its active forum. Need inspiration or having some question about a destionation? 90% of the questions are answered within 24 hours and most questions within 1 hour.


CompanyTripAdvisor, Inc
Founder J.R. Johnson
Start date01-01-1999
Trust
71%
Rating
78%


The best Travel guide websites on the internet in 2017

The most visitors is not everything. Here are the best.

Why we like it: We like to quote Forbes here to show why we like Trip.com. Forbes refers to Trip.com as a: “social network for travelers”. You can research hotel reviews, restaurant, bars and a lot more for over 60.000 destinations. The best thing is that users can share reviews and pictures. The community is very active and a great way to get inspired for your next trip.

Great for: Getting inspired by other travellers via the postcards on trip.com. Browse true endless reviews and photo’s to get a taste of what to come.


Founder Travis Katz & Ori Zaltzman
Start dateSunday August 20, 2017
Trust
88%
Rating
91%


Why we like it: Going on a vacation is great, but the stress you get from planning is awful. Hipmunk.com will relieve you from that stress. With their mobile app, website and AI bots they offer a fast and easy way of travel search. Their visuals and unique display is what seperates Hipmunk.com from other travel search sites.

Great for: Getting up to speed what the best travel options for your situation are.

 


CompanyConcur
Founder Adam Goldstein & Steve Huffman
Start dateSunday August 20, 2017
Trust
74%
Rating
88%


Why we like it: Roughguides.com offers a ton of information for all kind of destinations. You can find stunning visuals, and very well written books and ebooks. Besides books, inspirational articles and a ton of other great stuff, you can also find travel offers.

Great for: Getting inspired for your next trip. Whether you use the website, or buy one of their amazing (e)books.


CompanyPenguin Random House
Founder Mark Ellingham
Start dateSunday August 20, 2017
Rating
87%


Why we like it: Amadeus.net is a excellent guide when it comes down to getting the best airline tickets. Amadeus is a realtime computer reservation systeem, short for CRS. Besides airline tickets, you can also find the best hotels and rental cars. You can also use their trip tools for free or make a travelplan which you can save for later.

Great for: Making travelplans very quick and easy with their userfriendly website.


CompanyAmadeus IT Group
Start dateSunday August 20, 2017
Rating
86%


Why we like it: At Frommers.com you can find a ton of travel guides, trip ideas, inspiration and also amazing deals. We highly recommend their shop where you can buy great travel guide books.

Great for: Helping you plan the perfect vacation with expertly written travel guides.

 


CompanyFrommerMedia LLC
Founder Arthur Frommer
Start dateSunday August 20, 2017
Rating
85%


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10+ essential Travel websites for the real globetrotter

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