Link Roundup: Consolidation of websites, airfare deals, best travel rewards cards
Lots of interesting stories out there pertaining to travel trends today. Here are some of the best ones:
Budget-Minded Travelers Have to Look Harder for Deals: The heyday of travel deal websites might be coming to an end with the recent merger of Orbitz and Expedia and other consolidations. What does this mean for consumers?
7 Travel Rewards Cards to Deliver You From this Frozen Hellscape: The moral of the story, according to the article’s author? Travel cards are best for frequent fliers AND those near hubs.
6 New Travel Startups Receiving Funding: New weekly feature outlining travel startups that have received funding for expansion. List included B2B and consumer-centric apps and websites.
Weekly Southwest deals: About $200 RT from Indy to Dallas, less than $175 Indy to DC (nonstop), $146 from Indy to ATL. Deals from to/from other cities also on website.
Travelzoo Weekly Top 20 Travel & Entertainment Deals: From airfare, to hotels and attractions, this list changes each Wednesday and has loads of deals throughout the U.S. and world.