Within the last decade, the number of holidays taken by people has skyrocketed; but while this trend owes much to the increasing affordability of air travel, it’s also important to consider the immense role that travel websites have played in the holiday industry revolution. From finding cheap flights and hotel deals to getting inspiration on where to go and want to do. This list has you covered. There are sites that are one stop shops where you will find everything while others are better for just flights or hotels. The company has partnered with for hotel bookings and more but there will be annoying pop-ups from Kayak and Trivago and others.

Travel aggregator sites now providing special SmartSearch feature lets you enter your flight and trip details once and search all the travel sites from one page. The entire site is chock full of travel news, tips and advice with a laundry list of great flight deals to bucket list locations that probably weren’t on your radar.

Online travel agencies is also available at any time, as long as you go online, you have all the time for bookings that you need to complete. For starters, going directly through an airline is still the most popular method of booking airfare for people who fly somewhat regularly.

This site has a mobile app that works on all platforms and lets you see extra hotel deals and sign up to receive notifications about specific travel deals. Even with fuel prices at record lows, travelers going on long road trips this summer will benefit from using GasBuddy, Woroch said.

Travel providers are treading carefully because sites such as or Expedia can amplify consumer awareness of available flights or rooms that providers haven’t sold directly. If you don’t have loyalty to a particular brand, start with some of the travel search sites like Kayak or TripAdvisor.