This year saw quite a shakeup. Nomadic Matt specializes in budget travel, and promises to help you “travel anywhere better, cheaper, and longer.” The sites founder, Matthew Kepnes, originally started out as a blogger , but over the years, the site has expanded, publishing everything from advice on how to save money for your next trip to suggestions on how to find cheap airfare and hotels.
By watching and analyzing ticket listings for billions of flights, Hopper will tell you when is the best time buy tickets for your flight, when an airline drops ticket prices, and even help you calculate the extra fees accumulating while you plan your next trip.
For flights, after you type in your basic information (point of departure, destination, and dates), you’ll be greeted with a chart displaying how much each cabin class will cost, flight arrival and departure times, and the available amenities for each flight.
For an overall view on travel, visit Frommers ( ). The website offers a broad palette of destinations (more focused on USA and Europe) and also serves up a complete guide to each place, including an overview, travel tips, attractions, nightlife, shopping, and outdoor fun and activities.
The Fuel 2019 Leisure Travel Trends study, which had more than 3,000 respondents, also reveals search engines such as Google as the main place to begin planning a holiday for 44%, followed by online travel agencies for 18% and a hotel’s own website for 10%.