5 Recession-proof Travel Resources on Facebook

With most people being on Facebook, travel planning is changing. Despite it being a economic recession, some traveling must go on and finding the right sources on Facebook can be a life saver.

As many people are finding out this holiday season, traveling can be painful. Coordinating pickups, flights, or reservations can be daunting for oneself let alone with others. Group travel traditionally is hard to organize and based heavily on email threads. With most people being on Facebook, travel planning is changing. Despite it being a economic recession, some traveling must go on and finding the right sources on Facebook can be a life saver.

Here are some suggestions for shopping travel resources on Facebook.

1. Organizing and Splitting Costs, Bonvoy

Planning a holiday trip or spring break can require many calculations but splitting costs can be done simply and all through Facebook with Bonvoy. What’s interesting about this is all planning and costs can be done through their system and trip planning has gone up 300% since the apps launch three months ago.

2. Tips for MomsTraveling Mom

Getting tips, stories and ideas at destinations is easy and sharable for mom-to-mom advice like how to fly with older kids and “greener” traveling with an infant.

3. Blogging and FacebookTraveling.com

People commonly have blogs for when they travel and updating a profile with blogs can be confusing or double the work. Sharing experiences with family and friends is part of what has helped Facebook grow, so setting your account to update with your travels makes sense. Traveling.com has a plugin that seamlessly updates your Facebook account with your travel blog: http://blog.traveling.com/info/facebook

4. Combining Notes and Reviews, TripAdvisor

Long time in the game and one of the first travel resources to have a Facebook page, TripAdvisor lets you map our trips taken and planned and exchange reviews. Most known for their “Cities I’ve Visited App.”

5. Location Specific Traveling, Michigan Travel Ideas

Michigan like many states have setup their own unique Facebook page for ideas and tips while traveling. Some countries like Kenya have also setup Facebook pages so odds are wherever you are traveling, searching Facebook might come up with a page dedicated just for your trip destination and highlighting ways to find free or affordable recreational activities.