TRAVEL RESOURCES & DEALS
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Best Flight Deals
Our favorite flight search pages are Momondo and Skyscanner. They give us the ability to search everywhere, and within our price range. Additionally, they are flexible enough to show us deals that we never even considered or how to - occasionally - save more than 50% by flying out a day earlier or later even without even asking.
Momondo is a travel search engine similar to Kayak. However, they display your search results differently. For example, you'll see how you could save some money by simply shifting around your travel dates a little.
Additionally, they offer you more options - including a Skyscanner-like "Search Anywhere" option called "Where to go?" which shows you which trips are within your budget to make searching easier. They also offer a price tracker, great filtering options, and "Mix and Match" fares (2 one-way tickets from different providers packaged together to get you the best deal).
It's one of our favorite "go-to" options for searching for flights and cars.
We also recommend using and to set up alerts for price drops to your destination.
Best Hotel Deals
Honestly, we now have access to Travel Agent's pricing on all hotels, so we rarely use other sites when it comes to hotels.
Did you know that Travel Agents get hotels for the base price, which is 10-30% cheaper than what you can find online? You can get the base price as well, simply by using the takeabed app. You're welcome!
Our Favorite Online Hotel deals are listed on:
We like hotels.com for it's easy to use website and great deals on hotels, condos, villas, resorts, hostels, bnbs, and apartments. You can even customize based on your vacation type and preferences like: Beach, Adventure, Family-Friendly, Business, Golf, Luxury, or Spas! They also have options for Accessibility Features if they are required! We should note that we don't generally use Hotels (we like Airbnb's because they are more affordable, but we occasionally do grab hotels and this is where we go to first. Check out the mobile exclusive offers at Hotels.com (up to 25% with this link)
When we can't find what we are looking for on Hotels.com, we go to Booking.com - which also has an amazing assortment of hotels. We recommend using booking.com because the customer service is outstanding. If you ever have a problem with your booking you can just call them up and they'll handle the issue for you. You can also customize for just about any type of room based on price, kitchen, ratings, etc. Great deals on: Hostels & Backpacker Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Budget/Value Hotels, Mid-Class Hotels, and High End Hotels
If you're headed to Europe, you'll want to snag Booking.com's Special European Deals: UK / EU Deals, Belgium & Netherlands Deals, and Nordics Deals
Bed & Breakfasts / Unique
Airbnb is the #1 place that we use to get affordable places to stay just about anywhere! Additionally, if you've never used Airbnb before, you can get $40 off your first trip PLUS $15 toward an experience of $50 or more with this link). Honestly, it is important to know just how to book a great Airbnb to avoid having issues. We can walk you through the process or find a great one for you ourselves using our Free Travel Consultation. We even recommend renting out your own spare room with Airbnb to earn money to cover travel expenses (learn how to do this here).
Another option that we use if we cannot find a decent place on Airbnb is VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner). Here you can rent out condos, villas, or apartments - or you can even swap houses with people in other countries (at almost no cost!)
Best Car Rental Deals
We also use Car Rental 8 as our best backup choice for quality cars for as low as $10/day!
Best Tour Deals
Best Vacation Package DealsBest Vacation Package in the Bahamas
Atlantis – Escape to Pardise - Paradise Island, Bahamas
Best Vacation Package in Hawaii
Aulani Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina Hawaii
Best Orlando, Florida Disney World Deals
Book a Walt Disney World® Vacation For Less
Best Orlando, Florida Universal Studios Deals
Universal Orlando Resort. Experience The World of Harry Potter!
Best Orlando, Florida Theme Park Ticket Deals
Discount Orlando Theme Park Tickets!
Best Bahamas Deal for a Wedding & Honeymoon
Your Wedding is always FREE at Beaches Resorts PLUS FREE Honeymoon!
Best "go-to" Deals for Vacation Packages Around the World
Helpful Travel ExtrasIf you Travel Often, an Airport Lounge Card is a MUST!
PriorityPass Memberships starting from $74
Travel Insurance IS important - We always have it!
Wander - Travel Insurance that covers you for the entire year!
-- FOREIGN LANGUAGE --Best Deal for a Language Learning Program
The Best 1-on-1 Online Language Lessons
Interactive Private & Group Classes available 24/7 through Live-Chat/SkypeTM
Move overseas and Teach English!
This is the quickest way to earn your Certification!
The 120-hour myTEFL Certificate
-- OTHER EXTRAS --Some quality travel gear that we enjoy
Quality Travel Gear from WANDRD
The Best Deal on Spas that exist worldwide!
(Save 10% all gift card orders of $50 or more w/code SPALOVING)
Best City Tour Deals at the Top U.S. Destinations
USA Sightseeing Pass