Going on a day trip? There are so many things to consider when booking a hotel. That's where the actual location of the hotel is, its accessibility to public transportation, proximity to places you want to visit, hotel reviews also play a big factor, and of course, there are the costs.
Fortunately, everything is available online today. We have compiled a list of online travel agencies that offer accommodation at different price points. So whether you are a backpacker or a leisure traveler, we are at your service!
Booking.com has enjoyed being # 1 in the world's top travel agencies since 2014 (according to Skift). They provide different types of accommodation from high-end hotels, hostels, apartments and rooms. Customer reviews are displayed on the site and you can search for hotel accommodation based on your budget, with most offers offering free cancellations.
Launched in 1996, Expedia recently acquired Orbitz, another online travel agency. Hotel bookings are only part of Expedia's business, as they also book airline tickets, cruises and even car rentals. You can win "Reward Points" by getting an Expedia + card. They also regularly have secret offers and discount coupons for job seekers.
The only online travel agency based in Asia (Singapore) that has become part of the top online travel agencies in the world. Agoda.com is expanding its clientele by offering a "Best Price Guarantee" in its rooms, as well as a specialized "flash sale". Agoda hotel deals range from luxury hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts to resorts.
Although Tripadvisor.com is primarily a review site, they also offer the option of booking a hotel. Currently, the Top 2 website is on the list of the best travel agencies in the world, also according to Skift. What's nice is that as you browse through the various accommodation deals, you can also see price comparisons with other sites that offer the same hotel. Prices on tripadvisor.com are usually lowered, so you get a better deal. Also, helpful reviews are very helpful.
You can book your accommodation in over 325,000 hotels worldwide. Bed and breakfasts, inns and even some condos are also included in his list. They have a lot for long stay guests called "Hotels.com Rewards". Guests who stay for at least 10 nights get a discount on their next booking.
For those looking for the wonderful charm of a bed and breakfast, BedandBreakfast.com is a special place that has existed for over 20 years. The site offers hot deals and has a special area for Diamond Collection inns, featuring luxury bed and breakfast accommodation.
Marking "great hostel deals everywhere", the site has 33,000 hostels in its inventory. And if you sign up for their SmartSaver membership, you virtually get no booking fees. Ideal for those with a budget, there are so many choices on this page.