Travel Resources and Tools

The Best Online Travel Resources and Tools

We’ve compiled a list of great online travel resources for all kinds of adventures. These websites, tools, and apps are mostly free (or have free versions). We try to keep this list up-to-date, so feel free to reach out if you have any proposed additions or modifications!

PLANNING YOUR TRIP

GETTING THERE (AND AROUND)

  • Google Flights – arguably the best tool for booking flights
  • seat61.coman excellent guide to international train travel
  • Loco2 – buy train tickets for UK and across Europe
  • City Maps 2Go (for iOS and Android– offline maps

FINDING ACCOMMODATION

  • Couchsurfing – free accomodation options (buyer beware!)
  • Hostelzfind and book hostels all over the world
  • Airbnb – stay at someone’s apartment (either a room or the entire place)
  • Booking.com – great site for booking hotels
  • YourNewBase – monthly furnished rental listings (great for nomads)

TOOLS & PRODUCTIVITY

FINANCING YOUR TRAVELS

  • WWOOFvolunteer on a farm, get food & accommodation in return
  • Dave’s ESL Cafeinformation about teaching English abroad
  • Working Holiday Visatemporary visa scheme for those under 30/35
  • Upworkfind freelance gigs online
  • Toptalare you a top notch coder or designer? apply here for remote gigs

ESSENTIAL TRAVEL READING

The Best Online Travel Resources and Tools was last modified: December 22nd, 2016 by Nick
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