Momondo is another good site to find cheap flights, it’s like Kayak where you can compare millions of flights so it’s a good idea to use alongside Kayak
Skyscanner compares over 1200 flights to find you the best deal and is another good flights site to check out in your search.
The Airbnb website is the most popular and largest site for finding all sorts of cheap accommodation online. This is definitely my first stop to finding great stays
This is a free one night stay on a sofa, room etc. In someone hundreds home. Perfect for backpackers as you get to meet the locals and visit places that you never would have gone to without the help of your host.
If you are thinking of staying in a hostel then hostel world is a great site to visit. Apart from being cheap, there are loads of advantages to staying in a hostel. You can even apply for an HI card which gives you hundreds to discounts on retail and other great services
If you are only interested in staying in hotels – try Hotels.com. This has some pretty decent hotels for a great price. What I also like about this site is that you
HI Card –
If you are thinking of staying in a hostel and are planning to use hotels as your main accommodation on your future travels, it may be worth applying for an HI card. You will get reduced travel costs, savings on retail outlets, reduced price trips and much more …
Are you new to the Airbnb website? Click here and get £25 off your first Airbnb.
An obvious app but it’s got to be mentioned! I don’t know how anyone could survive a trip without this! This has got us out of
Happy Hour Apps
If part of your holiday is to enjoy a few drinks in the evening it is handy to download these apps onto your phone, especially if you are going to a place where drinks and food it expensive. There is not a worldwide app that covers happy hours. So you will need to go onto the app store and type in the name of the place you are going and then ‘happy hour’ These apps will show you the times each pub does happy hour. To save yourself some cash on booze.
Know how much you are paying with this handy little converter
For the US/UK/AUS/EU. Works for over 160 countries and charges 75% faster than standard chargers.
If you use your phone a lot when on your travels, or maybe you vape, it’s always better to get extra battery packs. There is nothing so frustrating when you are out and about and your phone is on low charge especially if you don’t know where you are going and rely on google maps to find your way back to the hotel!