Shall I go on a trip? There are a lot of things to consider when booking a hotel stay. There is the actual location of the hotel, easy access to public transportation and its proximity to the sites you want to visit, and hotel reviews also play a big factor, of course, there is a cost.
Thankfully, everything is nowadays accessible via the Internet. We have compiled a list of online travel agencies that offer accommodations at different price points. Whether you are a leisure traveler or leisure traveler, we have covered you!
Booking.com has been ranked number one of the best online travel agencies in the world since 2014 (according to Skift). They offer different types of accommodations from upscale hotels, hostels, apartments, and rooms. Customer rankings are displayed on the site, and you can search for hotel accommodations according to your budget, with most deals offering free cancellation.
Expedia began in 1996, buying Orbitz, another travel agency online. Hotel reservations are only part of Expedia's business, as it also book airline tickets, cruises and even car rental. You can earn Reward Points by earning an Expedia + card. They also regularly have secret deals and discount coupons for those looking for a bargain.
The only online travel agency based in Asia (Singapore) that has become part of the world's best internet agencies. Agoda.com has steadily increased its customers by offering "best price guarantee" in their rooms, as well as specialized "flash sales". Hotel accommodation in Agoda ranges from luxury hotels, guesthouses, B & Bs, hotels and resorts.
While Tripadvisor.com is primarily a review site, it also provides the option to book hotels. Currently, the site ranks first in the list of the best online travel agencies in the world, according to Skift. What is nice though is that as you can view different accommodation deals, you can also see price comparisons with another site that offers the same hotel. Usually, prices are discounted at tripadvisor.com, so you get a better deal. Also, the user generated reviews are very helpful.
You can book hotel accommodation at Hotels.com for more than 325,000 hotels worldwide. Bed and Breakfast and inns, and even some condominiums, are also included in their inventory. They have a lot for long stay guests called "Hotels.com Rewards". Guests staying at least 10 nights receive a discount on their next reservation.
6. Bedand Breakfast.com
For those looking for the magic of bed and breakfast accommodations, Bedand Breakfast.com is a specialist site that has been around for more than 20 years. The site offers hot deals, and has a private area of Diamond Collection Inns, which includes luxurious bed and breakfast accommodations.
Referred to as "Great Deals on Youth Hostels Everywhere", the site contains 33,000 inns in stock. And if you sign up for their SmartSavers membership, you won't actually get any reservation fees. Ideal for those with a budget, there are many options on this site.