My Favorite Travel Resource Links

Airport / Airlines

Airport Reviews
http://www.sleepinginairports.com/

Airport Parking
http://www.airportdiscountparking.com/
Prices and discounts for airport parking.

Airline Food
http://www.airlinemeals.net/
Find out what your airline will be serving.

The Best and Worst Airline Safety Records
http://www.airsafe.com/
Airline safety records.

Choosing the Right Seat
http://www.seatguru.com/
Plane seat reviews.

Cruises


Cruise Brothers
http://www.cruisebrothers.com/

Cruise Brokers
http://www.cruisebrokers.com/

CruCon
http://www.crucon.com/

Cruises
http://www.cruises.com/

Cruise Only
http://www.cruiseonly.com/

Cruise411
http://www.cruise411.com/

Best Price Cruises
www.bestpricecruises.com/

Icruises
http://www.icruises.com/

Cruise Star
http://www.cruisestar.com/

Cruise Planners
http://www.cruiseplanners.com/

Cruises For Less Cruises
http://www.cruisesforless.com/

Cruise Auctions
http://www.cruiseauctions.com/

Cruise Center
http://www.cruisecenter.com/

Bestfares
http://www.bestfares.com/

Travel Pictures

Web Shots
http://www.webshots.com/
Share your trip photos or look at other people pictures.

Travel Insurance

Travelex
http://www.travelex-insurance.com/
Travel insurance.

Travel Guard
www.travelguard.com/
Travel insurance.

Insure my Trip
http://www.insuremytrip.com/
(compares several insurance sites)

Travel Insurance Center
http://www.worldtravelcenter.com/
Travel insurance.

Tour Search

Affordable Tours
http://www.affordabletours.com/
Tour search.

Viator
www.viator.com/
Book tours, things to do & day trips. 450+ destinations, 100,000+ tour reviews & photos. Trip planning & tour tips from real travelers.

Tour Vacations To Go
http://www.tourvacationstogo.com/
Tour search.

Tours.com
www.tours.com/
You can search by destination or tour type such as wine,
jazz or bird watching.

Travel Wizard
www.travelwizard.com/tourvacation/
This site has nice search options and includes cruises.

BugBitten
http://www.bugbitten.com/
This site has lots of tours to search through.

Smarter Travel
www.smartertravel.com/
Search for flights, vacation packages, cruises and hotels.

General Travel Search

Expedia
http://www.expedia.com/
Search for flights, hotels, cruises and package deals.

Priceline
http://www.priceline.com/
Search for flights, hotels, cruises and package deals.

Travelocity
http://www.travelocity.com/

Smarter Travel
www.smartertravel.com/
Search for flights, vacation packages, cruises and hotels.

Airfare


Cheap Seats
http://www.cheapsets.com/

Cheap Tickets
http://www.cheaptickets.com/

Student Universe
http://www.studentuniverse.com/
Discounted airfare for students.

Fare Alerts
www.expediaguides.com/farealert

Last Minute
http://www.lastminute.com/.
Last minute flight deals.

Hot Wire
http://www.hotwire.com/

Orbitz
http://www.orbitz.com/

Kayak
http://www.kayak.com/

Vayama
http://www.vayama.com/

Dohop
www.dohop.com/
Strictly for booking plane trips entirely outside of the U.S., such as a flight between Paris and Rome.

Yapta
http://www.yapta.com/

Accommodations

Venere
www.venere.com/
Spotlights independently owned properties overseas, many of which never show up on American travel sites.

Dohop
www.dohop.com/
Strictly for booking plane trips entirely outside of the U.S., such as a hotels in Paris and Rome.

Apartments Apart
www.apartmentsapart.com/

Paris Vacation Apartments
www.pad-a-terre.com/

Draw Bridge to Europe
www.drawbridgetoeurope.com/

Oahu Vacation Rentals
www.oahu-hawaii-vacation.com/

Vacation Rentals
www.vacationrentals.com/vacation-rentals/Honolulu-Hawaii.html

Rent European Villas
www.rentvillas.com/

Home Away
www.homeaway.com/

Hotels
http://www.hotels.com/
Discount hotel search engine.

Smooth Hound
http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/
Accommodtions in Europe including bed & breakfasts, apartments and guest houses.

Hotel Reviews

Hotelicopter
http://www.hotelicopter.com/
Hotel search & reviews.

See Your Hotel
http://www.seeyourhotel.com/
Street view, video, photos, reviews, rates

Travel Message Boards

Frommers
http://www.frommers.com/

Fodors
www.fodors.com/

Trip Advisor
http://www.tripadvisor.com/
Travel message boards, hotel reviews, travel searches and deals.

Cruise Critic
http://www.cruisecritic.com/
Cruise message boards and deals.

Travel Board
boards.independenttraveler.com/

Travelers Point
http://www.travellerspoint.com/

Official Tourist Boards

Austria

http://www.austria.info/

Belgium

http://www.visitbelgium.com/

Czech Republic

http://www.czechtourism.com/

Denmark

http://www.visitdenmark.com/

England

http://www.visitbritain.com/

France

http://www.francetourism.com/

Germany

http://www.germany-tourism.de/

Greece

http://www.gnto.gr/

Hungary

http://www.hungary.com/

Ireland

http://www.ireland.ie/

Italy

http://www.italiantourism.com/

Netherlands

Discount Books

Ebay
http://www.ebay.com/

Half
http://www.half.com/

Barnes & Noble
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

All Book Stores
http://www.all/ bookstores.com

Alibis
http://www.alibis.com/

Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/

Abe Books
http://www.abebooks.com/

Hamilton Books
http://www.hamiltonbook.com/hamiltonbook.storefront

Travel Contests


Flyer Talk
www.flyertalk.com/forum/free-travel-contests-sweepstakes-223/

1 World
http://www.1worldfilms.com/travelcontests.htm

Travel Channel
http://win.travelchannel.com/

Grandma Jam
www.grandmajam.com/trips.htm

Sweepstakes Advantage
http://www.sweepsadvantage.com/sweepstakes-search-Travel.html

Travel Supplies

Magellans
http://www.magellans.com/store/catalog?Args=
Travel accessories.

Travel Oasis
http://traveloasis.com/travel-supplies.html
Travel supplies.

Travel Smith
http://www.travelsmith.com/jump.jsp?itemID=0&itemType=HOME_PAGE

International Electric Supplies
http://www.international-electrical-supplies.com/
Plugs and adaptors.

Misc.

Currency convertor
http://finance.yahoo.com/currency-converter

World Taxi Meter
http://www.worldtaximeter.com/
Calculate how much taxi fare will cost.

State Travel Board
http://travel.state.gov/
Check for travel warnings and advisories from the state department.

Travel Sites Review
http://online-travel-sites-review.toptenreviews.com/
Compare travel sites.

Travel Blog
http://travelbuginsider.blogspot.com/

Rick Steve’s Travel Tips
http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/tips/tips_menu.htm

US Department of State
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
Travel alerts and warnings.