A Fountain of Bargains - Travel
The Internet can help kick your vacation plans into gear. The net has created a massive market place that lets you research travel options and book your travel plans online. Below is a short list of web sites offering travel services.
Motel 6 strives to have the best price of brand named hotels in market served. As I prefer to spend my dime on vacationing and not lodging, I tend to shop Motel 6 first. As they are known for low prices and consistent quality, Motel 6 is often the first motel to fill up on a busy night; so it is wise to reserve a room online before the rush.
Priceline is the online travel service where the airlines, hotels and cruise ships compete for your business. You can use the program like William Shatner where you state the price and the service providers make a counter offer, or as Leonard Nimoy where you search through the database of vacation bargains. Either way you win.
ChoiceHotel.com lets you book rooms at comfortable affordable hotels throughout the world. The franchise often has multiple hotels in major markets with the names Econo Lodge®, Quality Inn®, Clarion®, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn ®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extented Stay Hotels® & Rodeway Inn®, Cambria Suites®
Wishing to see the world on a student's budget?
HostelWorld is a site with the scoop on hostels around the planet. The site includes a network of leading hostels, travel guides and shopping for the light weight, budget items one needs on a walk about.
Virgin Atlantic is a leading international air carrier with flights to London, the Orient and select major US cities. Be sure to check the special offers section of the site for current discounts and have a great flight.
Find the lowest prices for hotels in the Hilton Family online. The Hilton chain includes the Hilton, Doubletree, EmbassySuites, Conrad Hotels, Hampton Inn and other quality properties. Hilton has hotels in most major cities around the world.
Expedia.com is the leading travel web site. The site allows you to book hotels, buy air fare and reserve rental cars online. The site lets you compare different travel options side by side and gives you a full array of tools to control your travel experience.
Marriott.com allows you to book your room directly with any Marriott hotel worldwide. This family of hotels include Residence Inn, Marriott, Courtyard Suites, SpringHill Suites, Fairview Inns and additional properties.
KLM is a choice for international travel with flights between the states, Europe and other select locations around the world. KLM is jointly owned with Air France and has relations with other major carriers to help maximize your travel options.
Days Inn seeks offer the best lodging value under the sun with thousands of motels in the United States, Canada and around the world. The site lets you find the closest Days Inn to your destination. You can also book rooms at any of the motels in the Wyndham Worldwide family.
Guide Hop connects you with local guides. Using this service you can find unique travel opportunities offered by the locals. The program also lets local businesses advertise unique local tours and adventures.
Add velocity to your travel plans. Travelocity is a full service travel site that lets you book airfare, rental cars, hotels and entire vacations online. In addition to the standard vacation fare, Travelocity often includes the inside scoop on travel deals and special travel promotions.
- Choice Hotels Folks 60 (seniors) save 10% on a stay at any hotel in the Choice Hotel Family. [ends 01/1/2020]
- Avis Reach the mountains in style. Save up to 20% on your ski trip car rental, plus $40 off a weekly SUV rental. Rental must begin by 4/30/14. [ends 03/15/2014]
- Budget Up to 25% off? Snow way. Plus $20 off a weekly rental. At participating ski locations in the US & Canada. Rental must begin by 4/30/14. [ends 03/15/2014]