If you want to do a quick search for flight
reservations, the Travel Wizard comes in
handy. But by becoming a free member, perks
include weekly fare reports on your favorite
You can get some great deals on airline
reservations here without having to first sign
on as a member, thank goodness.
Offering deep discounts on cruises,
all-inclusive vacations and tours.
This is the place to bid on last-minute deals,
like weekend packages to St. Croix including
This guide is known for producing
well-researched, up-to-date information that
travelers can depend on no matter where
they're going. Budget-minded travelers and
students will feel at home here.
This guide features content from Conde Nast
Traveler magazine. Look for bargains, photos,
discussions and listings of top places to
There's good information here just like you'd
find in one of their famous travel guide
books. But you're not likely to find some
beach hut or out-of-the-way restaurant listed
Frommer's Budget Travel
You'll find some good deals on travel if you
sign up for their daily e-mail newsletter. All
the other information here is for the thrifty
traveler, just like the name suggests.
Offices Worldwide Directory
This guide lists only official government
tourism offices, convention and visitors
bureaus, chambers of commerce and similar
agencies that provide free, accurate and
unbiased travel information to the public. No
travel agents. No tour operators. No hotels.
Cable TV's Travel Channel offers the whole
gamut for travelers, including planning trips
and booking reservations, live web cams,
weather, maps and a travel store.
National Public Radio's Rudy Maxa gives tips
and tells travel stories. This site has some
excellent feature stories like weddings
abroad, belly dancing and extreme vacations in
Plug in your information to this guide and in
three easy steps get a variety of fares to
choose from -- all this without having to
establish a membership.
Provides comments and ratings from real
travelers to help you find the perfect
Guide to Travel
Travelers get all the practicalities about the
destination of their choice, including details
on when to go, language, entry requirements
and currency. They also provide information
specific to women, gay and lesbian, and
This is where you can find off-the-beaten-path
travel. From Alaska to Zimbabwe, they've been
there and done that.
As a registered member you will receive a
weekly bulletin, via e-mail, which contains
good deals on airline, hotel and rental car
This seems to be the travel hub for students.
Find study-abroad and work-abroad programs,
plus loads of other perks if you just happen
to be in school or a recent graduate.
Formerly known as Green Travel, this
ecotourism guide offers trip planning, ideas
and inspiration from a community of seasoned,
adventurous travelers. Experts will also
answer your calls and e-mails, and help you
Their team of experienced gay travelers have
journeyed the world in search of the best
trips, vacations, lodging, services and
excursions. They encourage travelers to share
their experiences, recommendations and
referrals as well.
This is a guide exclusively for beach and
island vacations. Some of the listings are
currently thin, but what exists is very good.
Nearly 600 resorts, daily ski reports, trip
planning and equipment information for anyone
wanting to ski or snowboard.
A Colorado couple started this site using
first-hand experience. They are not travel
agents, just messengers for disabled and
Plug in where and what you want to do and the
"vacation planner" lists various
outfitters and their web sites.
This group claims to offer tickets between 50
percent and 70 percent off the airlines'
published fares through the use of
consolidators, bulk airfares, travel brokers,
business-class upgrades, first-class upgrades,
frequent flyer mileage and other discount