Online Resource Guide: Search Engines and Auctions

A growing list of useful websites we love

By , Monday, May 5, 2008, 10:41 AM


Search Engine
Farecompare.com Compares flight prices (domestic and international)
Insidetrip.com Rates aircraft type, security wait time, legroom, etc.
Kayak.com Travel search engine that finds the lowest available prices for flights, hotels, car rentals, and vacation packages; sign up for travel deal alerts
Mobissimmo.com France-based engine that specializes in searching flights, hotels, car rentals, and activities in Europe, and in India
Sidestep.com Scours multiple sites at once for fares and deals on flights, hotels, cars, vacation packages, and activities like sporting events, tours, and plays
Tripstalker.com Searches travel deals for you, then alerts you when better fares appear. Downloadable software required
Farechase.yahoo.com Searches multiple travel sites for flight and hotel deals

Last-Minute Travel
Fatlens.com Last-minute tickets to concerts and events
Site59.com Search and book last-minute flights, accommodations, car rentals, and vacation packages

Cruisecompete.com Compare quotes from cruise lines
Luxurylink.com Bid on luxury hotel packages world-wide
Skyauction.com Bid on flights
Soldoutships.com Deals on otherwise booked cruises
Zicasso.com Travel agents and tour operators bid for your business

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