Top 10 Travel Websites

The internet has opened up a whole new world of travel opportunities, allowing you to find the best seat, read hotel reviews, and of course, get the best price on your trip.

With so many websites on offer, it’s easy to spend days searching, only to find the first site you looked at had the best information or price. Whether you’re planning a trip around Australia or overseas, these top 10 travel sites should help you on your way.

NRMA Travel Planner

If you are planning a road trip or looking for directions throughout Australia, this handy tool, provided free by NRMA, will let you plan and travel with ease.

Air Treks Travel Planner

Know where you want to go, but not sure how to get there? With a simple click on your starting point, you can find any place you wish to visit along the way as well as your final destination.

Journeywoman.com

Offers a whole host of information for women travelling alone and gives details of travel guides for countries around the world.

Webjet

Allows you to view all available flight and hotel options side-by-side, so no more trying to remember the best price from the previous page. Webjet do charge a booking fee but their follow-up customer service, should you need it, is helpful and efficient.

YOURLifeChoices Discount Directory

Updated weekly with at least five new travel and accommodation deals, the YOURLifeChoices Discount Directory should be your first port of call when looking for value for money.

Solo traveller network

As part of the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia, this network gives the opportunity to meet and travel with other singles.

Seniors Home Exchange

Provides alternative holidays at a cost that you never thought possible. All arrangements are made privately by the concerned parties and you choose with whom you want to exchange visits or homes.

RailPlus

Often the best way to see countries is by train, as you can travel from city to city without having to queue at airports. RailPlus offers tickets on rail networks worldwide and helps you plan your trip from the comfort of your own home.

TripAdvisor

This site does have an American feel to it, but it is worth visiting if you’re looking for some guidance when booking accommodation.

Seat Guru

Always wondered how some people get the best seat on a plane while you’re stuck up the back with no leg room? Search by airline and aircraft type to work out which is the best seat for you.

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