[Updated for 2019]
Check out these handy travel apps to save you money on wedding and honeymoon travel!
In honor of wedding season being officially in full swing, I thought what better time to talk about one of the biggest expenses when it comes to attending weddings: travel!
Whether you are looking for the perfect honeymoon location to celebrate your nuptials or just need to book the weekend getaway for the Bachelorette Festivities, you’ll likely be needing to book some travel related to your wedding events.
Between flights and hotels/accommodations, these costs can easily add up, so it’s important to shop smart and be savvy in your choices. Today I want to share with you some great travel apps to save you money, no matter what or where you’re booking!
Best Apps for Booking Hotels + Accommodations
Hotel Tonight App
Score amazing last-minute deals at top hotels with HotelTonight! Book for tonight or days in advance. Great for scoring a last-second deal on your hotel for an out of town wedding. You can save up to 50% off! Great for spur of the moment weekend getaways, too!
With Airbnb, you can stay in beautiful homes, condos, apartments, etc all around the world! Stay in a place that feels more like home while traveling for your honeymoon, bachelorette party and more! You could even host guests using Airbnb in your own home to save up money for your wedding!
Agoda compares accommodations and shares the best deals on hotels, apartments and more. Perfect for traveling all around the world– with many instant book options available!
Best Apps for Booking Airfare / Flights
Use Google Flights to compare flights at a glance to find the best prices on trips all over the world. Compare several different airlines and see the price variance based on what days you fly. Super convenient, helpful and free!
Skyscanner is a global travel search site and app, a place where people are inspired to plan and book direct from millions of travel options at the best prices.
Looking to book your honeymoon flights? Hopper will monitor flight prices for you and you can book in just a few taps. Set alerts to watch prices and it will notify you when the best deal becomes available!
Available on iOS
With Skyhour you have the power to give flight hours, set travel goals & fly anywhere on over 350 airlines. Just like that, the sky is yours! It even integrates with the Honeyfund platform so you can earn free skymiles when your guests book flights using the app!
Best Apps for Booking Flights *and/or* Hotels
Save money on flights, hotels, cars and more with Expedia’s easy search function. Plan your whole trip in a snap!
You can check out and compare prices for flights, hotels, cars and more in one convenient app. Hipmunk sorts your search results by showing you the best price for the value to make your decision as simple as pie.
Find a deal nearby – tonight with Booking.com. Just one tap shows you the best rates for tonight at hotels nearby. The perfect place to stay is only minutes away.
Best Travel Apps for Packing and Organizing
Trip List App
Available on iOS
Choose from pre-created packing lists for a variety of travel types or create your own. Never leave an important item at home again with this awesome app to remind you to pack all your essentials.
Evernote is a great tool for organizing every aspect of your life. Create “notebooks” for different areas of your life, including travel. Save your boarding passes, itineraries, important addresses and information all in one place that you can access on the go!
Will you try using travel apps to save money on your honeymoon?
Editor’s note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more pandemic wedding resources here.