TRAVEL RESOURCES & DEALS

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Travel Visa’s

A comprehensive guide for checking what your Visa Requirements are for any country is located at VisaList.io. It’s not our site, but it’s the best resource out there for making sure that you will be accepted into any country that you travel to.

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 skyscannerand Airfarewatchdogto 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.
takeabed

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:
Hotels.com

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)


Booking.com

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

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).

VRBO

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!)

HomeForExchange
And although we've never used it, you could try swapping houses with someone else to SAVE THOUSANDS of dollars (just like in the movie "The Holiday" with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, and Jack Black) with HomeForExchange.

Best Car Rental Deals

cheapOair
The best "go-to" car deal also ends up being cheapOair (Get an EXTRA $10% off w/Code CAR10).


Our #1 pick for dealer-direct rentals, less hassle, and less problems overall is Sixt (save up to 10% with this link).

We also use Car Rental 8 as our best backup choice for quality cars for as low as $10/day!

Best Tour Deals

tourradar

Our "go-to" tour operator for best value is TourRadar (up to 50% off on the best tours!). We did a Nile River Cruise in Egypt that was absolutely breathtaking using TourRadar - and we highly recommend it.

G-Adventures
Our favorite top-quality tour group is G-Adventures. These guys treat you really well and find the best places for you to stay. Yes, it costs more to be pampered, but sometimes it's necessary!

tours4fun

Our "go-to" for Day Trips and Side Excursions is Tours4Fun. We've had issues with their competitors at Viator a number of times already, but we haven't had issues with Tours4fun. So, we've been sticking with Tours4fun and we are quite happy with their service!

Best Vacation Package Deals

Best 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
iSango! Vacations

Helpful Travel Extras

If 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
Babbel
The Best 1-on-1 Online Language Lessons
iTalki
Interactive Private & Group Classes available 24/7 through Live-Chat/SkypeTM
Lingoda

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!
SpaFinder
(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

Would you like specific assistance with your trip? We can PERSONALLY help you find the BEST deals for your money absolutely free! Just contact us and we’ll set up a quick 30 minute chat with you to determine your likes and dislikes, your preferred destination(s), and any other important things. No need to discuss your budget because we simply do one thing, find you the best value for your money and that doesn’t require knowing your budget!