In a world where technology and travel seemingly go hand in hand, and booking a hotel is a breeze with the internet, there are myriad apps to make the search and the booking easier. Now with the click of a few buttons on your smart phone or tablet, these apps are some of the best in the business.
Hotel Tonight's app offers travelers a way to find a place the night of with just a few taps. Starting at noon each day the company presents a handful of trendy hotels in over 43 cities in the U.S, two in Canada and five in Britain. Each hotel has descriptions and photos and Yelp ratings.
Jetsetter, known for its flash-sales gives offers substantial discounts on hotel and vacation deals complete with 360 degree room tours and a site that is beautifully curated. It also has staff-written reviews and guides.
Kayak's app is a user friendly option for those wanting to book a hotel, flight, cars and more in one go. They combine a number of sites to find the best rates on flights. You can book hotels directly on Kayak.
Oyster's hotel app lets you book hotels with ease and includes company-taken photos and reviews that are truthful reviews written by Oyster staff.
Priceline hotel offers three different ways to book a hotel. You can book at published rates or tap to place a bid using their Name Your Own Price option. This can give travelers up to 60 percent off. There is also an Express Deals section in which you know the room rate up front but find out which hotel it is after you pay.