1. Planning summer vacation? Here are 5 popular apps to book your trip

Planning summer vacation? Here are 5 popular apps to book your trip

Schools have shut for summer holidays and severe heat wave has gripped most parts of the country. Summer holidays give the best opportunity to plan for trips with family or alone.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 21, 2016 4:17 PM
MakeMyTrip, Goibibo, Yatra, TripAdvisor are some of the apps that can help you plan your travel easily on time. MakeMyTrip, Goibibo, Yatra, TripAdvisor are some of the apps that can help you plan your travel easily on time.

Schools have shut for summer holidays and severe heat wave has gripped most parts of the country. Summer holidays give the best opportunity to plan for trips with family or alone. This is the time when many travel agencies/websites/apps give discounts and offers.

Here we 5 popular apps that compare airfares, hotel rates and much more so that you can plan your trip easily:

1. MakeMyTrip

MakeMyTrip allows you to get flights, hotels & rails booking while giving offers on some deals. As the firm claims, it has listed over 1,18,000 hotels across the world to choose from and provides flights to anywhere. It also offers coupons for discounts on flight bookings. With over 10 million downloads, it is one of the most used travel apps.

2. Goibibo

Goibibo is part of the ibibo Group that also runs bus ticket booking platform redBus. Like MakeMyTrip, the app also helps in booking hotels, flights and buses. It provides discounts for combo bookings – if flight and hotel are booked using the app. This the company claims helps in saving some penny that you can spend for shopping during your trip.

3. Yatra

Yatra.com app provides Rs 600 cash back on the first booking using its coupon code. Like other aggregators, it offers booking of flights, hotels, buses and holiday deals. It also offers last minute deals in which one can save upto 50%, claims the travel planner. Yatra claims to have offered deals on over 40,000 domestic hotels and 4,30,000 international hotels.

4. TripAdvisor

With over 100 millions download on Google playstore, TripAdvisor claims to offer advice from millions of travellers. The app provides a wide variety of travel choices. It offers features like booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find hotels at good prices. TripAdvisor reaches to 350 million unique monthly visitors and 320 million reviews and opinions covering more than 6.2 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, claims the company.

5. KAYAK

Besides flights, hotels and travel deals, Kayak additionaly gives the option to rent cars. “Unlike most other booking sites that sell their own inventory, we’re a travel tool that doesn’t sell anything. We search other travel sites for you and show their offer in the display – so you can easily compare and filter the results. Once you find what you want, we let you choose where to book whereas most other travel sites do not,” writes Kayak. KAYAK is available in over 30 countries and 18 languages, claims the firm.

Besides these apps, one can also try IRCTC Connect for booking train tickets, trivago, Expedia, Cheapflights, Couchsurfing Travel app and skyscanner for flights and hotel deals.

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    Prasad Raj
    May 18, 2016 at 11:28 am
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      Trip Republic
      May 24, 2016 at 8:26 am
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