Wanderfly is a new relatively new startup / business idea that envisions to make travel planning simpler by helping you plan your trip in accordance to the adventure that interest you. Wanderfly believes that the process of planning a trip has become monatenous and they are looking to inject the much needed fun in what is supposed to be an exciting adventure.
Utilizing a personalized recommendation engine, Wanderfly helps you discover new and exciting experiences based on interests and your budget. In their own words: “We suggest more than 1,200 destinations worldwide, and match them with thousands of activities. We help you find, organize, share and book your travel – all in one place – so you can get going and start discovering new places.”
The startups recommendation egine generates its data through partnerships with Expedia, Not For Tourists, Foursqure, Lonely Planet and more. If you are undecided on your destination, Wanderfly could be a great place to figure out where to go. By simply implementing ideas of what you wish to do, such as a sun-filled week by a beach during cold February that is filled with social entertainment, clubbing, parties and culture – Wanderfly will put together suggestions specific to your needs, in this case Aruba, Barbados and Bali. While those with more general needs, by entering your departing city, budget, and length of trip, a large list of possible destinations is provided along with options that may peak your interest.
With full encompassing social media integration and detailed information about each city and activity, Wanderfly gives you a new way to plan your trip, that will be fun from the moment you start the planning process.
Note: this service is no longer available after being acquired by TripAdvisor.