No idea where you could go on vacation? Wondering where your dream destination is? Let your computer give you ideas and get inspired…
I have tested 7 online tools that claim to find destinations that are perfect for you and I am sharing with you the inspiration I got from them.
Note that I decided to pick tools which were not related to considering price and time of year. These are really to find your absolute dream destination.
Then you can use ZigZag On earth 10 steps to choose your next destination!
ACCURATE – 101 HOLIDAYS
The offer: Where to go on holidays
The method: 10 text original questions written by Sunday Times travel writers
Result: 11 recommendations which were spot on
INSPIRING – FROMMERS
The offer: Dream Trip recommendation
The method: select your must have and refine your priorities
The result: 17 recommendations which we original and inspiring. Instead of proposing countries or cities it goes down to areas. It gave me some really good ideas.
VISUAL – TRIPORATI
The offer: discover your dream destination
The method: A series of choice between 2 visuals, and if you like both you can say both.. yeah!
The result: recommendations were OK but not that spot on. However I saw that you can create a profile with your interests to get better results.
CLASSIC – TRIPZARD
The method: Classic questions about your priorities e.g. safety, cost, weather, food…
The result: it displayed 30 destination recommendations which left me perplex. It suggested many cities when I like outdoor and nature…
SCIENTIFIC – BEST TRIP CHOICE
The method: 15 questions
The result: my travel personality type was Centric Venturers, aka Voyagers. The problem is that you have to sign in to get the result. The description was fun to read but the 15 travel recommendations were not so good and missing some absolute favorite type of countries…
DIRECT – YOU THINK
The offer: what should be your vacation destination?
The method: 6 questions
The result: Only one recommendation. I got Iceland which in my top 3 at the moment.
LAZY – TRIPADVISOR
The offer: Travel Inspiration
The method: only 2 questions: Where do you want to go? What do you like? And the options to answer are really limited
The result: 48 suggestions!!! Not really helping