Whether you are planning to build a website for a travel company or a blog about your travels, having an attractive and easy-to-customize website template is very much welcome. So for those of you who are looking for a template to build upon a new travel website, here are 25 stunning and well-designed yet free travel website templates that we have found from around the web. For easy browsing and to help you find what you need, the templates below are grouped into two: the first templates are either HTML, XHTML, CSS or PSD Templates while the rest are templates for content management system such as WordPress, Blogger and Joomla.
To download and know more about each template, just click on the preview image and it will take you to the source page where you can test the template via a live demonstration. The source page also has the link to download the template , find instructions, licensing and other important details about the design.
FREE HTML/XHTML/CSS/PSD TEMPLATES
This free HTML website template is perfect for a travel agency. It features a three-column layout to showcase different destinations and services being offered.
02-Around the World
This is a free travel website template from Template Monster that you can use for free. You can get this free website template in two ways: with PSD source files included and without them. If you need only HTML source files, download them from this post (just click on the image above and save the ZIP file). To get the full package with PSD source files included visit the Template Monster Free Travel Website Template download page and type an email address that you want the free template package to be delivered to (make sure to un-check the newsletter subscription check box in case you’re already subscribed).
ThisHTML website template is free for members of buytemplates.net. It features a three-column layout and perfect for a travel blog.
04-Hill Station (Ski Resort)
This free travel template would work great for a ski resort or any winter travel site. The amazing snowy background image and the soft blue colors mixed with the cool menu bar and content sections, just make this design look so clean. Source files that you can download includes PSD, XHTML, CSS and fonts.
This free travel template has a more traditional site design. You have the logo in the corner with the menu bar located above the header image. This template has a search form and lots of room for your travel content.Source files include PSD, XHTML, CSS and fonts.
This CSS web template is especially created for a travel agency. However you may also use it for travel blog and other websites related to travel, vacation and tours. It has four columns and with the navigation menu on the left
A free CSS template created with a travel agency or travel operator in mind. Features a sophisticated two-column layout and easy navigation.
A website templates for a tourism-themed website or for a travel agency and even for travel blog.
A free template for a travel company website. It features a simple layout but has many options to showcase photos of tourist destinations or facilities of a resort.
10-Free Travel Agency Website from PHP Jabbers
This Free Travel Agency Website Template is ideal solution for travel agency website or tourism website development. The template that you may download is an editable Photoshop PSD file.
11-Free Travel Trips Pink Website Template
This free travel template was designed with a travel agency in mind. With the cool search form in the corner and the featured sections at the bottom, this template would fit right into any agencies plans. The unique placement of the menu bar really adds to the overall design. The files that you can download include a Photoshop PSD file (Photoshop CS+), HTML (Macromedia Dreamweaver/Microsoft Frontpage), CSS as well as the fonts used in this template.
13-Free Travel Company Website Template
This free travel template looks great and has many images to entice potential travelers. This colorful template has a green header, a blue menu bar and a white content area. Even the footer is blue. The files that you can download include a PSD file (Photoshop CS+), HTML (Macromedia Dreamweaver/Microsoft Frontpage), CSS as well as the fonts used in this template.
CMS TEMPLATES (JOOMLA, BLOGGER, WORDPRESS)
14-Tropic Affair (WordPress Theme)
This travel theme is compatible with WordPress 2.7, ready for threaded comments come with WP 2.7, and tested on various major web browsers. For better usability we integrated two nice functions into this theme – PageNavi and Quotable Commentary!
15-Traveling Log Book (WordPress Theme)
Travel theme with beautiful orange notebook style, designed for WordPress 2.7. Two columns layout and fixed width. Left sidebar and pretty cool navigation. Also works on older version, check the readme file in the package. Columns: 2 Columns.
16-Soley (WordPress Theme)
This is a free premium WordPress theme with options page and supports the post thumbnails. This two-column layout is suitable for any niche, including travel and tourism.
A simple WordPress theme featuring a two-column layout with header specifically designed for a travel blog or website.
18-Ocean Kid (WordPress/Blogger)
A fun WordPress theme that is suitable for travel or a vacation blog. Compatible with latest WordPress versions, this template is packed with threaded comments and all major browser-tested. Ready for AdSense (placed between first and second post to get best click value.) You can replace the example with your own code from Google.
19-Air Travel (WordPress /Blogger Templates)
This theme is compatible with latest WordPress versions, ready for threaded comments and tested on various major web browsers. For better usability the widely used function PageNavi is integrated in this theme. There’s also a very nice built-in social bookmarking toolbar in the bottom of every post. This theme is also ready for adsense. You can replace the example picture, which is at the top of sidebar, with your own code from Google. A separate download is also available in case you are using Blogger.
20-City Journal (WordPress/Blogger)
This travel theme is compatible with latest WordPress versions, ready for threaded comments and tested on various major web browsers. Besides the integration of widely used function PageNavi, we add a brand new function to this theme – Quotable Commentary! With this function you can select any part of the article, quote it and reply, by just one click!This theme is also ready for ads. Here’s how to customize your advert field: You just open the ads.php with your favorite text editor, change the image location and the hyperlinks follow the inline commentary, note that the ad size should be 125×125.
21-On the Road (WordPress/Blogger)
This travel-themed template is compatible with latest WordPress versions and of course, backward compatible. Coming with threaded comments and a couple of other useful settings and tested on major web browsers.
22-Chasing Pirates in Caribbean (WordPress/Blogger)
This Caribbean travel template is compatible with latest WordPress versions and of course, backward compatible. Coming with threaded comments and a couple of other useful settings and tested on major web browsers.
23-Travel Vacations Trips (Vector Blogger Template)
This is a high quality design template for blogger featuring two columns, right sidebar, vector design style, etc. This theme is also Twitter integrated and includes social bookmarking buttons already. Tested on popular browsers such as Safari, Firefox, IE, Opera…etc. This is an excellent layout for vacation and travel blogs.
24-Anelco (Joomla Template)
This is a dynamic theme for Joomla 1.5 Version featuring 2 columns, fixed width, etc. This template has been tested on major browsers such as IE 6.0 & 7.0, Mozilla Firefox, Opera 9.02, Google Chrome and Safari Web Browsers. Just add some Modules and plugins to make this Joomla website more attractive and flexible.
25-Free Joomla Travel Italy Sexy Website Template
Very high quality design template fort Joomla 1.5 Version featuring 3 columns, nice top header banner, right Sidebars, etc. This theme is intended for travel sites with Joomla as CMS and has been tested with major browsers such as IE 6.0 & 7.0, Mozilla Firefox, Opera 9.02, Google Chrome and Safari.
WORDPRESS THEMES FROM ELEGANT THEMES
Another good source for portfolio WordPress themes is Elegant Themes. Here, you can use all of the templates (currently at 77 themes) by only paying a membership fee of $39. That’s like paying just around 5 cents for each theme.