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  • Built a ChatGPT Flight Search App
    Seems to be very similar with the maps feature of Any notable features or improvements? Source: about 1 month ago
  • What has been the favorite invention of your lifetime?
    Between docs, sheets, and, my life is so much better than it was during the IE/Netscape and Microsoft Office install days. Source: about 2 months ago
  • My Giga List of Top Travel Hacks
    Another thing I’d add is to use free sites like Google Flights or PlanMoreTrips to set cheap flight alerts from your home airport. Saved me quite a bit on random flights. Source: 3 months ago
  • Best website for domestic flights? Is supersaver reliable?, then buy directly with the airline. Source: 5 months ago
  • Any "marathon challenges" that are easier than all 50 states?
    $734 RT out of Chicago. Let be your friend. Source: 6 months ago
  • Finding a dive trip
    I always look up dive resorts in places I want to dive then use to figure out the best ways to get there. Source: 9 months ago
  • Booking Flights for a Vacation
    Put your dates into and then sign up for price alerts. Source: 10 months ago
  • Best airline price from LAX? is your friend to search for departure airports / dates. Source: 11 months ago
  • Cheapest flight possible
    Don't just look for round trip tickets. You can look for one way each, and sometimes that helps drive down the cost. Also, use like That usually gives some cheap options as well. Keep in mind that when you fly airlines like Allegiant, Frontier and the like, you will have to pay for bags (including carry ons) and that can drive the prices up to what you would have paid on an American/Delta. ... Source: about 1 year ago
  • Cheapest flights to Europe atm?
    Http:// still works. Source: about 1 year ago
  • removal journey is your new best friend, just tick the box that says "carry on" so you don't get surprised with bare bones tickets. Source: about 1 year ago
  • High prices LAX to Cabo San Lucas
    I'm not sure, I didn't see anything via or skyscanner that came close to the AA and SW pricing :(. Source: about 1 year ago
  • flights from china to thailand/bangkok
    OP, a better choice might be to search through, and keep in mind that if you want to make a booking or to check prices, right now it's best to ONLY do so directly with the AIRLINE, not through a travel agent. Booking directly with the airline will almost guaranteed give you the best cancellation/change/refund options. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Are Hopper app flight predictions generally accurate?
    Word of warning, if you are using, do not use it frequently to search the same flights, it will change the flight prices as you search more and more so then you are inclined to jump on it before it 'goes' up. The way around it is to clear the cookies. (This is what I was told by others using the same thing). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Cheap Flights there is also a alert for prices. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Delta server down?
    No issues for me. Have all your attempts been on the same wifi network? Could be a network issue blocking it. Maybe try from your cell phone with WiFi turned off? Or try booking from an indirect like or AAA. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Nonstop flights to/from San Diego
    I used the Google Flight search ( to find the San Diego flights. Put in one-way, from/to and a dummy date to get to the flight listing, then change stops to non-stop (and airilne to Southwest, if desired). You can then either advance the date until you find flights or use the Price Graph to quickly find flights (Southwest flights never have a price, but it should say either "There are no... Source: about 2 years ago
  • How To Get The COVID Vaccine If You're An American Living Abroad
    Find the cheapest flight back to the US (I recommend Google Flights Source: about 2 years ago
  • Hawaii
    Keep an eye out on You can check a calendar and it will show to the lowest prices for each day. Google covers a lot of airlines but not all of them. Source: over 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Google Flights

13 Best Skyscanner Alternatives to Book Travel
The Google search bar makes it easy to search for flights and compare prices on different dates and airports near your location. Although Google Flights is a great Skyscanner alternative, it is limited to flights only and does not offer other services such as hotels and travel packages.
17 Best Skyscanner Alternatives Sites
It almost feels like cheating, but Google has access to pretty much all the best flight deals from all the best travel sites. That means you can save time and money in one fell swoop when you type your desired flight parameters into the search bar or hit up Google Flights directly. Let’s be honest, it’s probably what you were going to do in the first place.
The 9 Best Skyscanner Alternatives To Book Cheap Travel
Skyscanner is probably my second favorite place to find deals. They will have the deals being shown with the airlines, but Skyscanner will show the deals from the OTAs. To get a great idea of where to find the best flights, going to Google flights can light up your world.
Third Party Airfare Booking Sites: The Power Rankings - who to trust, who to avoid
Some of my favorite sites you may have seen me bring up time and time again over the years, such as Google Flights or Kayak are not third party booking sites. They are what are known as meta-search sites, which means they search multiple third party booking sites, and then send you to one of them, and that third party site is in control of your booking.

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