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Many people today still believe travel is unaffordable. But I love helping people to save money on travel and take more trips as a result.
By now, most of my friends know that I never pay over the odds for my trips and I have to say, I quite proud of my talent for getting seriously cheap deals! Really, I’m just super stingy and don’t like parting with my hard-earned cash, and when it comes down to it, the more money I save on each trip, the more trips I can take each year.
Because of my super stinginess, I frequently get asked by friends to help them book their trips, or to help them save money on travel. And I’m always so happy to lend a hand!
But it occurred to me a while ago that despite knowing exactly where to look for the cheapy-cheap deals, I’ve never actually shared the travel websites I use on my blog. So, without further ado, here are my trusted go-to websites that enable me to save as much dough as possible!
Of course, with a lot of these websites, deals won’t always jump out at you. Sometimes, it can take me weeks to find the right price, so you have to be persistent!
Airbnb – https://www.airbnb.co.uk/ – for apartments, private rooms or shared rooms at great prices! Click use link above for £25 travel credit.
Booking.com – https://www.booking.com – for hotel deals. Use this link for £15 money back on your first trip.
Expedia – https://www.expedia.co.uk/ – for hotels, package deals, flights and car hire.
Kayak – https://www.kayak.co.uk/ – for cheap car hire. Also do flights, hotels and package deals but I’ve never used for this.
Travel Republic – https://www.travelrepublic.co.uk/ – for very cheap package deals in Europe, hotels, flights and transfers.
Hoppa – https://www.hoppa.com/en – for cheap transfers between airport and your accommodation.
Skyscanner.net – https://www.skyscanner.net/ – my absolute go-to for flights.
Love Holidays – https://www.loveholidays.com/ – for cheap package deals in Europe.
Travel Zoo – https://www.travelzoo.com – for great deals on day trips, package holidays, flights and last minute deals.
Money Saving Expert – https://www.moneysavingexpert.com – fab discount codes for all the major airport parking companies in the UK.
Holiday Pirates – https://www.holidaypirates.com/ – for amazing flash sales, error fares and last minute deals. As a bonus, sign up for Holiday Pirates Whatsapp alerts to be the first to hear about flight error fares! I’ve seen flights to China for less than £100!
Secret Escapes – https://www.secretescapes.com – if you love luxury travel, or fancy treating yourself, check out Secret Escapes for discounted luxury, high-end hotels and flash sales.
Voyage Prive – https://www.voyage-prive.co.uk – another website for luxury hotels and experiences around the world. Great for flash sales and discounted five-star luxury.
While I understand there are hundreds of travel websites out there, these are my go-to websites when I’m personally booking travel. Some of them you will definitely have heard of but I some of them may be new to you and I hope they help you save money and travel more often!
For more tips on how to save money on travel, check out my top 17 budget travel tips.
Did I miss any of your favourites? Let me know in the comments. I love discovering new websites for travel bookings!