6 to try: Travel websites Visit these nifty websites before you book your next trip By Jade Bremner 15 February 2011 Seatguru.com: Enter your flight number in this clever little site and it will tell you which seats are the best (and worst). You can also check baggage allowances for your airline.Kayak.com: This great search engine will trawl through hotels, flights and car rental firms to find the best available prices.Hostelworld.com: Book hundreds of user-rated hostels around the globe in different currencies. SIMILAR ARTICLES Short-haul trips from Dubai where the weather is cooler Quirky and alternative Airbnb homes Botswana safari travel review Treehouse hotels and holidays in Asia and Africa Tripadvisor.com: The ultimate hotel rating website, with millions of users across the globe. If a particular venue isn’t up to scratch, Trip Advisor will expose it.Airbnb.com: Search thousands of properties worldwide, and get a fresh approach to travelling by staying with a local.Couchsurfing.com: Stay for free on someone’s sofa. Just create an online account and become a member of the couchsurfing community.