Recent developments in technology and innovations made by different service providers from all over the world have mostly been centered on these common goal: to make life easier for the clients and make sure that the services they provide are available in the most convenient way for their clients. Also, because of these changes in technology, travel services providers have found a new way to make the booking process easier and less time consuming for their customers. These companies and a lot of business people have started to establish and develop online travel agencies and made flights, hotel rooms, car rentals, cruises and other travel services that customers could think of, available online. In this article, we are going to list down the Top 10 Travel Agencies for 2017 and look at the type of service the provide to their clients.
Flighthub is an online travel agency that offers cheap flight fares hotel rooms and car rental services to their customers. Their clients can choose to book flights from over 150 airlines, search for the best place to stay, with more than 900,000 accommodation options to choose from and get car rental services from more than 30,000 international car hire locations in 170 countries. Flighthub also allows their clients to access and browse through 80 million customer reviews from previous hotel guests in order to find the perfect place to stay at.
With its technology, Justfly searches through thousands of flight options from over 150 airlines across the globe in order to find the best combinations and offers the cheapest deals available. Justfly’s clients can book from more than 900,000 hotels, apartments, and other types of accommodations that are best suited to their specific travel needs. Aside from flights and hotel rooms, Justfly also offers car hire services in more than 30,000 locations, so travelers can explore up to 170 countries. The company also has more 87 million verified guest reviews that clients can look at when trying to find a hotel they can trust.
Expedia, an American travel company, is a metasearch engine and travel fares aggregator that allows their customers to look for and book flights from over 130 airlines; hotel rooms from over 145,000 hotels, and other pre-packaged travel deals. Aside from providing different travel services online, Expedia has a team of customer service agents who work 24/7 to answer the questions and address the different needs of their clients.
Opodo is an online travel agency which offers a wide selection of travel deals in regular and chartered flights, low-cost airlines, cruises, car rental services, hotels, holiday packages and travel insurance. The unique thing about Opodo is its auto-fill feature which saves the information entered by clients to save more time with every booking. It allows their clients to access personal information, travel itineraries and other travel-related information that the clients might need when booking their flights, hotels, etc.
Kayak is a travel fares aggregator and metasearch engine that searches through hundreds of different travel websites in order to find cheap flights, hotel rooms, and car hire services so their customers won’t have to. Kayak’s services are available in 18 languages and it allows their clients to manage their trips and bookings using their account on Kayak.
Booking.com, a Dutch travel fares aggregator and metasearch engine, uses a technology which allows their customers to search for hotels, apartments, condominium units and make lodging reservations. This company has listed around 1,200,000 properties and their services are available in 40 languages. Booking.com is currently owned and operated by The Priceline Group, another travel services provider based in the United States.
Another fare aggregator and metasearch engine is Orbitz. This online travel agency lets their clients to search and book flights, hotels, car hires and activities in certain destinations. Clients can use their Orbitz accounts to access and view upcoming trips, address information and maps to navigate in different places.
Based in Brisbane, Australia, Wotif.com, is an online travel services provider that specializes in providing reservation services for hotels based in Australia and other locations. The company provides travel information for the coming three months, so travelers can make plans and complete their bookings ahead of time. During its early years, Wotif was only able to give information for the coming seven days, which later became 14 and later on three months.
Travelgenio is an online travel agency based in Madrid, Spain. This company offers flights and hotel rooms; letting their clients access flight schedules to stay updated about their flights. Travelgenio has an official blog that their clients can visit in order to get helpful travel ideas and find good hotels, destinations, activities and other travel-related information that they might need.
Travelocity is another online travel services provider which offers flights, hotels, activities, car hire services and other travel deals that could cater to the needs of different travelers. Booking with Travelocity gives the clients and option to either pay once the booking is complete or when they have reached their chosen hotel.
That concludes our list of the Top 10 Online Travel Agencies 2017. We hope that you enjoyed reading this article and find it useful in making your travel plans in the future.