Flights: cheap tickets and airfare deals
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This is excellent for providing the cheapest/fastest flight routes that combine different airlines in multi-city/open-jaw flights, instead of just round-trip fares with a single airline. The map UI is fun for exploring too if you’re undecided on where to go next.
Accommodation: local homes, hotels, hostels
Whether you’re looking for a comfy home base or a luxury stay, location and price are just as important as the experience.
The widest selection of hotels, hostels, and apartments at competitive prices and often, flexible free cancellation policies. If I’m not booking directly, I’m usually using Booking.com.
If you’re looking to get more mileage from your hotel and hostel stays, booking with Kaligo may cost a bit more than with Booking .com or direct – but gets you up to 10x miles/dollar spent with over 50 frequent flyer/travel rewards programs!
Planning: travel insurance, itineraries, budgeting
The best travel insurance, products, and advice to keep you and your valuables safe and sound.
On your trip: attraction tickets, rail passes, tours
Products I personally use and recommend.
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