Where online to book Flights & Hotels in and out of Brisbane
ith the introduction of the web, finding deals on flights, hotels and other travel arrangements has never been so easy, yet so difficult. The many online travel agency options available means that people looking to travel can spend days looking for cheap flights. We here at WeekendBrisbane.com.au have put together a list of what we think are some of the best internet travel agency options available on the web. They are listed in no particular order, as each one can have a great deal depending on where and when you want to travel. With all travel agencies, we recommend that you read the fine print in regards to modifying booking times and dates, luggage limits, and ensure that the hotels have received your booking.
Combination Websites – Sites where you can book flights, hotels and car rentals
Founded in 1999, Expedia is one of the longest serving online travel booking services in the world. Through their website you can easily book flights, hotels, car hire and combinations of flights and hotels. The website is easy to navigate and they also offer a price guarantee of beating any competitors price.
Zuji is part of the Travelocity family of companies which together make up the second largest online travel booking agency worldwide. With a similar layout to Expedia.com this website also provides a standard easy to use portal with most of the online agencies you can easily search for flights, hotels or combination packages of flights and hotels.
An Australian based company, operating out of Sydney. It offers a slight twist as far as online travel agencies go. It advertises itself as a business directory, where you can search the best deals of other online travel agencies who advertise through the website.
A familiar face in many Australian towns and cities, Flight Centre has the privilege of being one of the oldest and most successful major travel agencies in Australia. Originally established in 1981, Flight Centre has grown to become a multi-billion dollar player in the travel agency with online sites in Canada, USA, China and other countries . Flight Center’s online domestic search compares all the major airlines; Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jetstar.
Originally founded in 1990 as a charter company hiring QANTAS plans to fly to Vietnam, Direct Flights branched out in 1996 to become a travel aggregator specialising in the Asian market. Direct Flights website allows users to book flights, hotels and flights and hotels. The website provides a similar layout to most other online agencies, which is great for visitors to be able to quickly and easily search the flights and destinations they are looking for
Hotel Only Websites – Sites whose prime target is Hotel Bookings
One of the most popular online hotel booking websites with a database of over 150,000 hotels worldwide. Agoda.com.au’s website has an easy customer interface, customer reviews on most hotels and covers more than 22,000 cities worldwide. is one of the main players in the online hotel travel booking services. This is one of the
Operates in association with HotelClub, a subsidiary of publicly listed Orbitz, one of the world’s largest travel companies. With a database of over 60,000 hotels worldwide, CheaperThanHotels.com.au is definitely worth having a look at. Aside from the standard search by destination, CheaperThanHotels.com.au provides options to search by Country, hotel name and also through the interactive map. The map also provides price and star rating filters, which makes locating your desired hotel easy.
An Australian owned and operated online hotel reservation service, Hotel.com.au have grown their accommodation database to more than
79,000 listings. With such a large database, they have rooms and hotels to suit almost all budgets. They provide search by location and through an easy to navigate map. Stayz.com.au
Originally began as a way for Australians to list their holiday apartments online in 2001 and has since grown to include over 30,000 holiday rental properties in over 100 Australian Holiday Destinations. The idea behind Stayz.com.au, is for that something different when holidaying instead of staying in a standard hotel room, offering beach houses, holiday apartments, houses and villas. Worthwhile having a look if you are tired of staying in hotel rooms.
These are just some of the many online travel agencies available. We hope you find what you are looking for, and whether it be for work or vacation enjoy your travels.