Best New Travel Websites

Get advice from locals, exchange currency, and more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2009 3:25 PM CDT
New travel sites can make your trip a lot easier.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The summer is winding down, but there’s still time for a last-minute vacation. The Times of London lists 10 new websites to check out:

  • Tripbod: Answer questions about your interests and hobbies, and a local expert will plan an itinerary for you.
  • Vimeo: The travel group on this video site features good information on countries, cities, festivals, and more.

  • Geobeats: Filmmakers in more than 45 countries offer enlightening video shorts that give inside information on your destination.
  • Bedandbreakfastworld: This sister site to Hostelworld offers options to those who don’t want to share a dorm room.
  • Thecurrencycommission: Exchange old currencies for Euros or Canadian or US dollars—for no fee.
  • Spotted by Locals: Recently launched in a mobile version, with guides to 22 cities and GPS-enabled content.
  • The Law Bazaar: Hopefully you never need this one, but it will help you find a lawyer abroad.
To see the complete list, click the link below.