Long gone are the days when every travel plan had to be followed by a call to the agent and then you had to leave every major decision on someone else, instead of being the sole planner of your journey. With online travel bookings, right for bus, train and flight tickets, to hotel bookings and guided tour packages, you can get exactly what you want at the best possible deals. While some still prefer to call the agent and free themselves from all the responsibility, the fun and satisfaction involved in booking everything right from the start is incomparable when booking online. You have the space to do your own research and price comparison and get the best offer completely on your own. Moreover, with agent bookings, there is no guarantee that the booked tickets have been procured at the best deals and no better deals were available. Price comparison on different travel sites comes very handy when booking online.
Booking online has a very high level of convenience attached. Quick hotel and flight bookings can be done with just a click. These days you don’t even need a laptop for this and all can be done directly from your phone. The most amazing part is that you don’t have to wait for a weekday when the agent’s office is open. You can get your bookings done anytime of the days as soon as your plan is made. The design of travel booking websites like Makemytrip.com, Yatra.com, Goibibo.com, Redbus.com and more are all very clear and organized and help buyers in quick navigation, searches and filtering. With this much ease, an added advantage is that the price of the entire booking is reduced a lot and thus you end up saving both time and money on your booking. Discounts offered on these websites are not easily available anywhere else.
Added benefits on online booking include the basic things like quick links to getting a passport, travel insurance, trip planner, weather reports, online check-ins and a lot more. From tickets, to resort bookings, buyers want to compare the prices of them all and you have the freedom to check through pages like Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz etc. The actual airline sites are also available which offer the tickets at the best prices.
By signing up for emails and updates, buyers can get the information of online special sales, which if clash with your travel plans, you can get tickets at some of the cheapest rates. Discounts coupons for purchase from all different websites are easily available over the internet and you can add them on to get the tickets at even lower prices. The coupons are easy to search for and make for some of the most amazing deals available on these online travel booking stores. Every travel agent charges a fee for services which is always higher than the nominal amount charged by online booking e-retail stores. When shopping directly from the airlines or any other transportation sites, even the booking charges are eliminated.