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’ve 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 mag 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 finest international resource.

@statravelUS 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 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 & photographer. So far, she's been to 7 continents and over 100 countries.

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

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

@SeatGuru “The ultimate 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 & Terence Carter are "on a quest to make travel more meaningful & memorable"—and they do just that with the "best of" 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 expat travel bloggers as they explore all the wonders of Greece.

Transportation Carriers and Providers

Twitter - Lyft

@Lyft A super taxi alternative.

@Uber 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 Mothership for the East Coast’s favorite flier.

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

@Greyhound The biggest bus line on the globe.

@PeterPan Massachusetts-based purveyor of solid bus service.

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

@Enterprise 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 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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