NY Times Recognizes as an Upgrade of


San Pedro, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/08/2014 -- NY Times writer Seth Kugel, known as the “Frugal-Traveler”, recognized the services of the travel search engine website at

In the NY Times article about “Hotel Saving Tips”, Kugel outlined the value of for consumers. Of, Kugel wrote “…it appears to search more sites than Kayak and thus sometimes finds lower prices. I did a search for Seattle in September and it did get me a slightly lower price than Kayak’s best…”

Kugel’s findings were confirmed by the travel review site In their 2014 rate comparison between Kayak and, posted lower rates than Kayak on over 93% of searches.

Tanner Wall from explained “We are able to consistently beat Kayak because our service searches all of the sites searches plus many more. We search more sites. We provide more booking options. And we dominate them on rates. This may surprise some. To these critics, I say simply try your own rate comparison and you’ll see it.”, a San Pedro, CA-based travel company, was created to work as a “search engine for travel deals”. The website allows users to instantly search over 100 different travel sites including Expedia,, Travelocity,, OneTravel, and many more.

Users of realize the benefits of saving both time and money when searching for travel rates. Recently Google research announced the average travel shopper visits over 10 websites before booking. Users of can eliminate much of the wasted time of searching on multiple sites.

Since being recognized in the NY Times, has seen a significant increase in traffic to their website. Wall said, “The NY Times article certainly placed the benefit of our service in front of a larger audience. More people are learning about the value of our site and traffic has increased. In addition to the NY Times article, the announcement by that we beat Kayak in head-to-head comparisons has also helped to boost traffic”.

Based in San Pedro CA, is a meta-search travel booking website that searches hundreds of travel sites for the lowest rates in travel. Search results are presented in an easy-to-sort format. The site also provides detailed hotel information, reviews, and ratings. Additionally, the company also offers a free mobile app.

In 2013, the service was ranked as the #1 Travel Search Engine by, a travel booking review website. It was also awarded the number one ranking in 2014.

Media Contact:

Tanner Wall
1666 Morse Dr, San Pedro, CA 90732 USA