For the adventurers, digital nomads, and travel enthusiasts, 2020 and the first half of 2021 was indeed a challenge. Being placed under lockdown or unable to leave their home country was a difficult experience for those who normally venture out into the world and enjoy travelling and discovering new places. Now, however, as more countries reopen their doors to tourists, travelling is starting to become an option again and finding a place to stay is getting easier as well. With more and more hotels moving their presence online, finding and booking lodgings for a holiday or weekend trip is now more convenient and accessible.
Booking a hotel is now easier than ever as most hotels now offer online booking and check-in through a room booking system. All you must do is access the hotel’s website or social media page to book a hotel and check-in. From hostels to hotels and resorts, almost all types of lodging offer this service and at different price ranges. You can even check booking websites to help you find the right spot for you and your companions and at the right price point. With online booking, you may even find discounts or coupons that you can apply to your booking for an even more affordable rate.
To help you navigate your travelling itinerary, here are some of the best websites to find lodging that fits your needs:
Booking.com describes itself as an “…online travel agency for lodging reservations & other travel products.” Through Booking.com you can easily find the right place that will fit your needs. Booking.com also allows you to set filters during your search to help you sort through all of the available options.
According to their website, “Agoda.com is an online travel agency and metasearch engine for hotels, vacation rentals, flights, and airport transfer.” With Agoda you can easily filter your search and find the right price point for you.
Airbnb describes itself as, “. . . a company that operates an online marketplace for lodging, primarily homestays for vacation rentals, and tourism activities.” In addition to booking a place to stay, you can also explore and book local activities to do.
Trip Advisor is known online as a travel company with user-generated content. Information is uploaded by consumers based on actual experience. This allows for honest reviews and helps visitors find what they’re looking for. You can access Trip Advisor through their website or mobile app.
With competitive rates, Expedia can help you get the best deals for all your travelling needs such as flights, local activities, and lodgings.
With these websites, you should be able to book the lodging that you need as tourism is now opening up again in other countries.