Save money when booking Accommodation
The key to saving money when booking accommodation is to know your options and to do your research. Below are resources designed to help you find the value for money accommodation you seek.
The websites you should know when researching where to stay...
Hostel Bookers, Hostel World and Hostelz are three websites that all have a large database of Hostels, compare prices to make sure you get the best deal.
Private Rooms/Bed and Breakfasts
This can be a cheap way of finding a great place to stay with a more homely feel. Try Air BnB and 9Flats.
It can be worth hunting the different websites for the accommodation you seek. Hotel Info and Trip Advisor are always worth looking at for the customers ratings of places which they have stayed. Other popular websites worth looking at in general include, Lastminute, Hotels, Late Rooms and Expedia.
Holiday Homes/Villa Rentals
To find a holiday home or Villas to rent out try the following websites AirBnB, Holiday Lettings, Villa's to Go and Premier Holidays.
Booking Beach Holidays
Last Minute, EBookers, Expedia are a good to start with when looking at booking a beach holiday while the following holiday companies are always worth looking at Low Cost Holidays, Virgin Holidays, Thomas Cook, Thomsons, First Choice and On the Beach are all good resources when searching for holidays.
Discounted Luxury Holidays/Breaks
Secret Escapes is a free to join travel members club that offers some amazing discounted deals on luxury/boutique holidays. Well worth registering with.
Booking City Breaks
Last Minute, EBookers, Expedia are all good websites for finding value for money flight/hotel packages for City breaks while Shortbreaks offers value for money Eurostar/Hotel packages to Paris, Lille, Bruges, Antwerp and Brussels.
Booking Skiing Holidays
For appealing Ski offers hunt around on the following websites Last Minute, Ski France, Expedia, Crystal Holidays.
Booking Travel/Adventure Holidays
Radical Travel (Busabout - hop on hop off bus around Europe as well as tours through Ireland and Scotland), Contiki (Is a well established tour company offering various tours through Europe and the rest of the world.) Trailfinders,Top Deck, Intrepid Travel, Sta Travel and G Adventures.
Finding other Great Travel Deals
Try all the websites listed above to source the best deal or if open to where you travel try group buying websites: Groupon, Living Social, Wowcher and Mighty Deals. Also try Cashback websites: Quidco and Top Cashback.