The first thing anyone in the civilized world does when the thought of traveling enters their mind is to search the World Wide Web for the best prices.
Some of the top deals will be provided by big-name travel sites like Expedia, Travelocity, and Orbitz.
All of these sites are known as third-party websites. But what does that mean, and does it matter?
Well, the simple answer yes, it could matter. So let’s dig a little deeper as to why—before you find yourself in the frustrating position of watching your plane take off without you.