washingtonpost.com  > Travel > Travel Index > Travel by Topic > Web Travel

What a Site: 36 Web Addresses You Should Know

If you’ve used the Internet to plan a trip, you’re not alone. More than 64 million Americans used online sites last year to ferret out travel options, according to a survey by the Travel Industry Association of America. The landscape has become very confused as thousands of sites compete for a share of this lucrative industry–one study estimates that Internet users spent nearly $23 billion on travel booking in 2002 and will spend $50 billion annually by 2007. We’ve pored over hundreds of .coms, .nets, .govs and .orgs to come up with our top picks. Here’s a guide to travel sites that won’t waste your time, and may save you money. Note: all files below are in pdf format.

Budget Travel
TravelGuides/Destinations
Booking Aggregators
Hidden-Provider, Cruises
Lodging
All-Purpose Booking
Last-Minute, Auction

_____Way to Go Guide_____
Travel Agents, With Reservations
Booking a Flight: A Seven-Step Plan
Hotels, by the Booking
Catching the Bus
Taking the Train
How to Renew or Apply for a Passport
Specialty Travel
Before You Go: A Traveler's Toolbox


© 2004 The Washington Post Company


  • 

Adventure Travel


  •  Airfare

  •  Caribbean

  •  Conferences & Events

  •  Cruises

  •  Golf Vacations

  •  Historic & Educational

  •  International

  •  Maryland Travel Ideas

  •  Pennsylvania Travel Ideas

  •  Rental Cars

  •  Resorts, Hotels & Spas

  •  Virginia Travel Ideas

  •  Weekend Getaways

  •  West Virginia Travel Ideas