As we get closer to spring, many people are starting to plan vacations, and for many of us that means hitting the web.

Most people know about sites like Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz. But do they really help you find the best deals?

The vast majority of travelers now book their tickets on the internet. Consumer Reports took a look at the big three travel web sites, Expedia, Orbitz and Travelocity, and compared them to three newcomers.

Travelocity, Expedia and Orbitz search the travel agency reservation systems and their own data bases. The others are search engines and they scour travel sites all over the web looking for the best deals.

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