Finding the perfect airfare deal can be like finding a needle in a haystack using a blind dog and a shoe horn. No matter how good your intentions are it can be a stressful and frustrating part of your travel experience. But have no fear. Put the shoe horn away, let Bessy have a snooze and we’ll show you have to find the best flight deals using the wonder of Skyscanner.
Coming from Australia it can be crazy expensive to try and find flights. And I too was one of those people who spent hours scouring the internet to try and find the right price. Occasionally I would get lucky and find a great deal but having to talk things over with James usually meant that I usually lost that amazing price. Until one day my MIL, who might I add is fairly inept when it comes to technology, told me about Skyscanner and the joy of setting flight alerts. And in all honesty, I’ve never looked back.
Using Skyscanner you simply type in your departing city and where you would like the plane to land (aka the arrival city). Then by the magic of the internet, Skyscanner presents you with the best flight deals that are currently on offer. You can search through the options as well as change how many stops you want to take. I’m lazy and prefer the most direct way possible, though it isn’t always the cheapest.
Not sure where you want to go?
Skyscanner is more than just a cheap flight app. It can take you everywhere. Yup, you read that right. A not so secret fun function of the Skyscanner app is the EVERYWHERE feature. You just type in your departing destination, add in some dates and type in everywhere. The app then scans the internets for you and finds the best deals. Isn’t it amazing what technology can do these days?
It’s a fantastic way to find a new and affordable destination to go explore.
Monitoring the ever-present anxiety of price fluctuations
I’m never sure if I’m getting the best price for my seat on that plane. Occasionally we’ll talk about booking flights, I do a search and they are stupidly expensive. Never fear as I utilize the Skyscanner price alert function. This is so much fun. Whenever the price of your desired tickets go up or down, cause airfares do commonly go down, you’ll receive an alert to let you know. Meaning that you can, if you play your cards right, get the lowest price for your travels. More money for coffee and champagne.
So it’s that easy?
Yup. Now I’m sure that you’re wondering why I haven’t written you a massive 2,000 word how-to guide. Why? Because it really is that easy to find the best airfare deals with Skyscanner. I could go on for hours about how the little robots are working their little robot butts off behind the system but really it would be a bore and I have no idea.
So do yourself a favour and download the Skyscanner app now. I’m just going to sit back and wait to see what cheap chips flight deals I can get for our upcoming trip to Ostrava.
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Just a little FYI- this article was written in partnership with Skyscanner. As such I’m legally obliged to advise that this is a sponsored post.
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