The 66 Best Travel Tweeters: Deals, Advice & Adventures

Follow these Twitter accounts before your next adventure

Twitter is a resource for many things—with travel advice, experiences, and opinions near the top of the list. In an ode to the legendary American cross-country Route 66, we gathered 66 of the most respected and consulted Twitter feeds to help you plan (or fantasize) about your next journey.

The traveling Twitter accounts are categorized by:

  • Guide and Service
  • Writers, Photographers, and Bloggers
  • Transportation Carriers

Guide and Service

AAA Twitter

@AAANews: The road tripper's best bet for help and discounts.

@Trip Advisor: A tried-and-true full-service traveler's resource.

@LonelyPlanet: The guide for off-beat and off-road exploration.

@SmarterTravel: Boston-based clearinghouse for deals.

@LastMinute_Com: Last-minute deals and alerts for a little wallet relief.

@CruiseLog: USA Today's Gene Sloan is your ferryman for leisure on the high seas.

@STI_Travel: Great nonprofit trying to leave the world a better place.

@TravelMagazine: If it pertains to travel, you can find it here: news, articles, competitions, and more.

@FrugalTraveler: The New York Times' frugal traveler.

@FlightView: Real-time flight information you can act on.

@Intrepid_Travel: The travel planner for adventurers who travel in packs. 

@BudgetTravel: Making trips possible for the cash-strapped.

@KristinFinan: Austin American-Statesman travel editor.

@airfarewatchdog: Low fare alerts, founded by @georgehobica and now a Trip Advisor brand.

@EuroCheapo: How to enjoy Europe without spending too much.

@TravelGov: The official feed for advisories and more from the U.S. State Department.

@nytimestravel: Like a lot of sections from the Times, one of the best resources available.

@JohnnyJet: Seasoned sojourner sharing the deals he discovers.

@travel: A repository for all things world travel.

@CNTraveler: Condé Nast Traveler, a titan among travel magazines.

@Fodors: A titan among travel guides.

@NatGeoTravel: The feed for the great National Geographic Traveler.

@Expedia: Endless travel tips and breathtaking pictures.

@Australia: All things Australia. Plus gorgeous pics.

@Kayak: A trusted finder of travel deals.

@Gadling: Living up to their claim to writing about fun, interesting, and relevant travel.

@MatadorNetwork: The biggest digital travel magazine with the best hashtag: #TravelStoke.

@2Backpackers: Where to go when you need travel guidance in Latin America.

@NWS: The National Weather Service's feed, a reliable place for information on the most important factor in travel.

@BBC_Travel: Neck and neck with The New York Times as the finest international resource.

@statravelUS: An essential site for students and young people looking for discounts.

Writers, Photographers, and Bloggers

Twitter - Keith Jenkins

@velvetescape: Keith Jenkins' take on luxury travel.

@TravelBlggr: Digital pioneer Rachelle Lucas covers a lot of ground as a culinary travel blogger.

@HeckticTravels Dalene and Pete Heck sold everything and hit the road.

@EverywhereTrip: Twitter home of brilliant photographer Gary Arndt.

@Journeywoman: Canadian Evelyn Hannon is CEO of the largest online travel resource for women and a free tip newsletter, going to 70,000 women in 240 countries.

@LunaticAtLarge: Journalist Kristin Luna's funny and insightful feed.

@AdventureUncvrd: Influencing social and environmental change through responsible adventure.

@WildJunket: Nellie Huang has been to more than 139 countries and all seven continents, but she's not a snob about it. Quite the contrary.

@holeinthedonut: Barbara Weibel left corporate America to become a travel writer and photographer. So far, she's been to seven continents and over 100 countries.

@nomadicchick: Jeannie Mark was one of the early adopters of Twitter as a travel destination.

@adventureblog02: Owner of The Adventure Blog, Kraig Becker shares photographs and his writings from all over the world.

@SeatGuru: A source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information.

@melanie_nayer: The feed for well-traveled thought leader Melanie Nayer.

@wendyperrin: Wendy Perrin left Condé Nast Traveler to explore more of the world—and more travel media opportunities.

@Heather_Poole: Always good to make friends with the flight attendant. Poole gives you an insider's view on air travel.

@grand_tourismo: Lara Dunston and Terence Carter make travel meaningful and memorable with their travel tips, recipes, and photography.

@DreamofItaly: If you dream of Italy, Kathy McCabe runs the Dream of Italy newsletter and uses Twitter to post travel deals along with towns, restaurants, and hotels you might never know of otherwise.

@SamanthaBrown: Travel Channel host Samantha Brown's feed. Apparently, everyone has a crush on her: She once got a bizarre shout-out in a Bob Dylan song.

@bernabephoto: Globetrotting photographer and author, Richard Bernabe shares his visual inspiration from more than 60 countries.

@travelbloggersG: Follow this group of Greeks and ex-pat travel bloggers as they explore the wonders of Greece.

Transportation Carriers and Providers

Twitter - Lyft

@Lyft: A super taxi alternative.

@Uber: The feed for "Everybody’s private driver."

@Amtrak: We had to include this benefactor of free (rolling) room and board for writers.

@JetBlueCheeps: JetBlue's special feed for late-breaking deals.

@SouthwestAir: The originator of quality air travel and actual customer service—for budget-conscious consumers.

@JetBlue: The mothership for the East Coast's favorite flier.

@WestJet: A Canadian carrier with a surprising reach into the U.S.

@Greyhound: The biggest bus line on the globe.

@PeterPan: A Massachusetts-based purveyor of solid bus service.

@Hertz: The Twitter presence for the reliable and upgrade-generous car rental company.

@Enterprise: An active and engaging account from renters that started with seven cars in St. Louis and expanded around the world.

@AlaskaAir: Seattle's Alaska Airlines offers a responsive and discount-laden online landing for followers.

@FlyFrontier: The feed for beloved Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Pictures of beer and cute animals go a long way.

@United: United is included for its innovative "p.s." transcontinental flights from JFK to LAX or SFO.

@CruiseNorwegian: The classiest cruise line, which admittedly isn't saying much.

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