Top Travel Websites For Students | By Sage Fitzpatrick 

You always hear people say that travelling is one of life’s great pleasures. This may be correct, but you also hear people saying that travelling on a student budget is pretty hard to do and get right. To help you make the most of your holiday, for as little money as possible, try visiting one of the travel websites below.

Hostelworld: If you are looking for accommodation that isn’t going to break the bank, then this travel website is perfect for you. With over 30,000 properties in 180 countries around the world you are bound to find a bed and breakfast, campsite, hotel or hostel to suit your needs, and more importantly your budget. What’s great about this site is that you can read the many guest reviews of the accommodation and if you decide to go ahead and book there will be no added fees to do so.

STA Travel: For some of you this travel agent may already be on your radar. This travel website specialises in booking holidays for young people and students. So whether you want a gap year holiday arranged or an adventure tour, this company is where to go. Their staff will be able to find you your dream holiday and will always try and find you the lowest price. Whether you are staying close to home or taking a holiday a little further a field, discounted flights and accommodation can make all the difference.

CouchSurfing: If you are looking for a travel experience that is a little different, then this may be the way to do it. Couchsurfing is an online community that puts travellers in contact with one another in order for them to find a place to stay whilst travelling.  You can also use it as a way to advertise your home for travellers to come and visit too. This allows you to meet new people, experience an unfamiliar country from the point of view of a local and save money.

Travel Supermarket: If you are a little unsure on where to get the cheapest flights, hotels or other holiday extras then you may want to head to this price comparison site. It allows you to compare prices of airfares, hotels, car hire and even travel insurance, all in one place. This allows you to save a lot of time flicking back and forth from different travel companies and it will also help you to save money.

Trip Advisor: I’m sure most of us have at some point used this website to find that perfect bar or restaurant whilst travelling, or at home too. This travel website is excellent for students as it allows you to choose hotels or restaurants, which are low in price. What’s more it shows you the prices on official sites, as well as how much they are on travel websites such as Expedia. With plenty of reviews to read you can also rest assured that some of the cheaper places that you may potentially be visiting, have been experienced before and are up to the standards of other travellers.

These are some of our favourite travel websites, but do you know any others?

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