This site is a one-stop shop for Italy travel. Buy your Trenitalia train tickets or reserve seats of musical and opera events hassle-free!
Apartment hunting made easy! The interface rocks, the apartments are high-end, centrally located, but with rates as low as €100/nt for 4 ppl! I’m talking Grand Canal, St.Mark’s square and San Polo district locations!
This aggregator site particularly catered to Venice tourists includes car rental companies such as Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty. It’s a quick one stop shop when looking to rent your car in Venice or Marco Polo airport.
Vayama specializes in international flight searches and can include alternative methods of transportation like bus/train rides to save some bucks but be sure to look closely at the itinerary. However their discounted int’l flight specials can save you around $50-$100 buckaroos!
Find out which cruise lines come and leave from Venice’s dock; which cruise lines go to Sicily, Croatia, and Greece; and the easiest system to book those cruises. Rookie Savings: Find an inexpensive and scenic way to get to Sardinia and Elba Island!
This site has few, but well-picked apartment rentals which aren’t sketchy and have good pictures. You can book apartments in Italy, Portugal and Spain. Their map feature is helpful and the prices start from $100-$120/nt! Perfect for a couple or families.
HostelsClub.com is a Venice-born company with over 25,000 properties worldwide for budget travelers, and no membership required. This includes apartments, B&Bs, guest houses and more, so don’t be fooled by the name. Rookie Tip: Become a facebook fan so you can get their membership card for free which allows you to get additional discounts at Venice’s restaurants and bars!
Find train fare throughout Italy in a few clicks. This is the Italy’s official railway site. Rookie Hint: Be sure to click on “All Solutions” to see the cheaper fares, since they like to only show the most expensive ones first!
I heart Skyscanner! It has a really easy search engine which includes most major lost cost airlines within Europe and you can also easily search for the best price with their calendar view!
Bravofly is a search engine for European airlines, but the best part is their low cost map which automatically points you in the right direction if you’re looking for cheap getaways last minute!