Airbnb is a good alternative for finding alternatives for hotels and hostels. It can be a much cheaper option, especially if you’re going to stay with a group of 3 or more persons. If you avoid the commercial listings on the platform, it can also be a good insight into local customs and culture.
One of the biggest booking sites for accommodation around, they often give you the best prices and let you search accommodations on many different criteria.
If you’re flexible in your travel dates and flexible in your travel plans, this is the site for you. If you want cheap tickets to somewhere in Asia, this site will tell you where and when to go. If you want to go for a weekend city trip somewhere, sometime in Europe, this site will tell you where and when. This site is responsible for many of our unplanned trips.
Trip.com tries to be a one-stop destination for all your travelling needs. Here you can book your rooms, transportation and even tours and tickets. The site covers the whole world, but it’s especially useful for trips to Asia.