Heading Out Of The Country?
The internet is your friend for all of your travel arrangements!
Thanks to the thousands of entrepreneurs that are constantly jostling for attention online, the modern day traveller can take advantage of hundreds of great offers that can greatly reduce the cost of their overall spend – leaving more money for the fun stuff!
These 5 super-useful websites and applications are efficiently run and will virtually guarantee that you shave a few quid off your next big trip:
Airport Parking Market
If you’re only going away for a long-weekend or even just a week, then you can save yourself a tonne of hassle by simply booking a parking space at a dedicated car park close to where you’re flying from. Sites like Airport Parking Market collect and compare all the prices and details of certified car parks, making it easier for you to save money. So next time you think of booking parking at Liverpool Airport, head there first.
If you’ve not heard of (or used) Sky Scanner before, then prepare to have your mind blown. This website (and app if you choose to download it) performs a similar task to the above mentioned, but instead of parking, Sky Scanner grabs you cheap flights. If you’re a travel-addict with serious wanderlust you might want to steer clear, otherwise you might well find yourself booking flights on your lunch break…
It might surprise you to find out that Airbnb has now been providing affordable beds and bringing strangers together for nearly 10 years now. With a rock-solid reputation for safety, and enough variety of places to suit most budgets, it has now become the top option for traveller of all backgrounds. Both the website and app are wonderfully designed, allowing you to look at your destination from a glance and compare prices of stays – all in one screen.
Learning a new language has never been more fun or easier! With a bright, clean design that’s as easy on the eyes as it is to use; DuoLingo has managed to wrangle over 120 million users since they first set up shop in the App Store in 2011. The app succeeds where others fail by gamifying the language learning process and making the experience fun – it also helps that the app is free to buy.
XECurrency have been operating online since 1993, helping would-be travellers assess the Foreign Exchange and figure out the best time for them to change up their cash. Since the company launched their own app in 2010 it has been downloaded over 35 million times. There’s a free version or you can choose to opt for a paid option which gives you the complete lowdown.