In 2014, there was a sharp rise in new websites focusing on peer-to-peer economy – making it easier than ever to find cheaper travel alternatives. This trend is likely to continue in 2015,

A website like Airbnb connects users with a property or apartment to rent with travelers looking for a place to stay. Airbnb has over 1 million listings in 35,000 cities and 200 countries. It has been on-line since 2008, but has experienced a real boost with social media and mobile apps the last few years.

Vayable is another Internet platform. It connects you with passionate local insiders, ready to guide you and give you an experience out of the ordinary. By using Vayable, you help locals to earn a living from their passions, knowledge and skills.