Blanchester Public Library neither endorses nor guarantees the content or availability of external links. (These are the most helpful sites in each category as determined by USA Today.)


  • Lists hosts in more than 250 U.S. cities and 60 countries who rent space in their homes.
  • Helps travelers get the best deals on Hotwire and Priceline.
  • Posts reviews of campgrounds in more than 150 U.S. national forests.
  • Provides discounts off published hotel rates but doesn't reveal the name or specific address until you pay.
  • Best known for its discounts on hotels whose identities and exact locations are revealed after you make a non-refundable purchase.
  • Vacation Rentals by Owner focuses on U.S. properties.


  • Promotes unadvertised, time-sensitive deals, including web-only fares.
  • Helps fliers find the cheapest, most convenient itineraries.
  • The only place to purchase tickets for the discount airline.
  • TripAdvisor Flights One-stop shop for finding best flights online
  • Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant tracks airfares for specific itineraries, alerting you when prices drop.


  • Online version of Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine features up-to-the-minute deals.
  • Travelocity's last-minute site lists air/hotel and air/car packages priced up to 70 percent off.
  • TravelZoo Deal experts find and publicize best vacation bargains.


  • Highlights great regional food from across the U.S.; most of the meals cost under $10 per person.
  • Sells discounted gift certificates good at 8,500 restaurants in 248 U.S. cities.

Getting Around 

  • Provides savings of up to 30 percent over major chains.
  • The gas price site now includes a trip planner to help you find the cheapest stations along your route.
  • Google Transit Provides point-to-point trip planning, displaying public transit stops and locations in 60 U.S. cities and 10 foreign countries.