Booking.com is my go to tool for booking, Airbnb comes next. It has the easiest interface for a booking site.
Plan Your Travel
Rome2Rio – This is my go to website to plan my travel. You can create a path for yourself on their interactive map. It also gives me options of transport to get from point A to point B, and then to C, and then to infinity.
Lonely Planet – One of the most popular travel companies. Their series of travel guides are handy. The website has up to date information about travels to different countries. Their authors are professional travelers and writers which means you get the best travel advice. Check out their guide for 2016.
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 (Lonely Planet’s the Best in Travel)
Tripadvisor – They are one of the authority companies in the world of travel. It is one of the most trusted of the websites out there. Book their tours and relax throughout your trip.
Wikitravel – It is a free travel website that gives you direction, travel alerts which is the most important for travelers.
Airbnb – Airbnb is a great platform for homeowners to let travelers stay at their space, and travelers to find some alternative and nice place to stay.
Agoda – This is a nice alternative to Booking.com. They offer the best rates on certain dates. They have a good Asia coverage too.
Expedia – Expedia is a booking website, and they also have hotel deals, and vacation deals. They have a loyalty program which you could use to grow.
Couchsurfing – This is a platform to connect travelers around the world. Travelers can choose places for free, and hosts can host people for free.
Hostelworld – This website is only for hostels. Perfect for budget travelers. Helpful to find cheap accommodation at wherever you are traveling.
World Nomads – The top most travel insurance there, it is has competitive prices. They are recommended by most travel companies. They have coverage for most accidents, theft, and more. They also have travel writing competitions, and culinary competitions to which many people apply, but only a few win.
Google Flight Search – Google has brought to us the most simple flight search tool ever. It calculates fares from the place you are at on its map. You can also search for cheapest flight from anywhere to anywhere. It does not need a sign up.
Kayak – This is a search tool for discounted air fares. It is a deal aggregator, all deals in one place.
Skyscanner – This is one of the most popular flight search tool. One of the best place to find cheap air tickets.
Makemytrip – Makemytrip has evolved from a flight search tool, to holiday package finder in India. You can also book train tickets between Indian cities, but you need a IRCTC account to proceed to book train tickets.