Traveling with the family is rarely a last-minute task. Usually, we find ourselves planning for weeks or months in advance in order to pull off the perfect family trip, but when visiting families over the holidays or surprise situations arise, don’t worry, there’s an app for that. Check out our list of top hotel apps to have in your back pocket for last-minute overnight stays in nearly every city.
The Hotel Tonight app is a travel must for last-minute deals on accommodations all over the world. Available on iOS, Android and through its mobile website, Hotel Tonight provides travelers with hotel room options for the night, next night or up to a week in advance. Participating hotels upload unsold rooms daily to the app at a discount. Hotel Tonight brands are highly vetted, allowing customers to confidently choose by night, price and location.
Shop by featured destinations, packages and hotels with Priceline’s mobile app. Priceline also allows customers to check their flight status and save through Express Deals without having to bid or compare hotel sites for prices. Whether looking for a place with a pool and hotel gym or in the best location for your family, Priceline allows users to shop around by specific need.
Explore luxury destinations with high-end accommodations with Jet Setter. The app boasts affordable, stylish and sought-after hotels all over the world. Whether you want to mix up your stay for something more luxurious or your family home ran out of rooms, check out Jet Setter’s discounted high-end stays. The discounts come from hotel partnerships with the Jet Setter brand from luxury boutique lodging to high-end franchise.
Shop online for hotels worldwide and manage your account with the Hotels.com app. The app provides short cuts to deals, reservations and rewards for on-the-go travel management. The app provides real-time notifications for deals and promotions on leading hotels around the world.
Track deals on flights, trains, activities, cruises, hotels and more with Kayak’s mobile app. With price alerts, customers can book hotels, flights and rental cars at a discount. The mobile app even assists with vacation package plans by comparing top airlines and accommodations.
What better setting for grandparents and granddaughters to connect and share than a fairy-tale château set beside a fabulous forest? The Gramping Getaway at Chateau Mcely Spa Hotel & Forest Retreat in Mcely, Czech Republic, offers a themed adventure centering around the charming story of the château’s Princess Nely and her magical cheetah friend Pralinka. The character of the princess is based on the children’s book Nely, the Princess of Chateau Mcely written by château owner Inez Cusumano.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
This October, take the whole family to London and take time to not only enjoy the classic sites but also these scary fun Halloween events and experiences. Whether it’s a spooky-filled trip to the London Zoo or a step into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, here are the three can’t-miss experiences:
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Medellín, Colombia, with us.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Make your family trip to Orlando so much more than just visiting the theme parks. Thanks to new vacation bundles from luxury hotels in Orlando, available as of Sept. 1, you can enjoy exclusive boating experiences during your trip.