How to find the cheapest flight possible to anywhere

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Published on September 17, 2016

Author: BrunoBarroso7

Source: slideshare.net

1. H O W T O F I N D T H E C H E A P E S T F L I G H T P O S S I B L E T O A N Y W H E R E

2. • It’s the 21st century… but finding cheap flights can still be such a frustrating and time-consuming task! • The good news is that you don’t need to be a hacker or a computer wiz to get good deals • I’ll show you 11 of the best hacks to save BIG on flights online! BUYING FLIGHTS ONLINE For more online flight hacks head to my full article: 
 How To Find Cheap Flights Anywhere In The World

3. 11 SMART HACKS TO GET A CHEAP FLIGHT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

4. • When searching for a flight, use a new incognito window your previous searches are not accessible. • Starting fresh every time = avoids inflation of costs #1 SEARCH ANONYMOUSLY More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

5. • Use a combination of at least 2 or 3 to make sure you are not missing the cheapest flight possible • Stay away from 3rd party travel agencies (e.g. Priceline) • Some of the legit websites you can use: #2 USE THE RIGHT SEARCH ENGINES • Skyscanner • Google Flights • KAYAK • ITA Matrix More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

6. • No need to obsessively keep doing the same searches every day • Email alerts make your life easier and they’re free! #3 SET UP EMAIL ALERTS Email alerts @
 Google Flights More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

7. • A VPN is basically a secure internet connection able to unlock location-specific content • This includes local airline deals too. E.g. a flight Manila - Shanghai might be cheaper if you change your IP address to the Philippines! #4 TRY USING A VPN VPNs also prevent this annoying message. More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

8. • Despite the lower service and comfort standards, they have cheaper prices #5 FLY LOW-COST More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart Graphics: Wego (taken from star2.com)

9. • When do you buy your flights is as important as the where or how • The ideal time to buy an international flight is around 3 months before departure, preferably during the week #6 BUY ON THE RIGHT TIMING Stick this in your fridge. More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

10. • The more flexible you are with your flight dates, the higher the probability of a good deal • Identify the cheapest day to fly for the specific route you want. • Use the “Explore” feature of Skyscanner to choose the best date to fly #7 BE FLEXIBLE WITH DATES More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

11. • Consider nearby airports to save some money (e.g. London Stansted instead of London Gatwick) • It might seem counter-intuitive, but adding a stop to your long-haul flight can be cheaper! #8 BE FLEXIBLE WITH ROUTES More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart

12. • Airline companies sometimes post ridiculously low fares, many times being error deals who doesn’t last long! • Huge opportunity if you’re open to be more spontaneous in booking flights #9 STAY AWARE OF ERROR FARE DEALS More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart • Secret Flying • Holiday Pirates • The Flight Deal Popular websites posting error fares daily

13. • It’s when you want to fly to a city B, but it’s cheaper to buy a A-B-C flight then directly A-B • You book the cheap flight that connects in your desired city and you just hop off there, not taking the ongoing connection • A great website for this is SkipLagged #10 TRY HIDDEN CITY TICKETS (AT YOUR OWN RISK!) More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart Risks involved in this: You’re unlikely to check any bag Airlines don’t like this, for obvious reasons You might not be allowed off the plane on your connection (ups!)

14. • When you join the frequent flyer program of an airline, you’re most likely joining a partnership of airlines • You can easily earn miles by signing up and using credit cards • Websites like The Points Guy can make you a true airline mile hacker and potentially earn you free flights! #11 USE FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAMS More smart travel tips in Geeky Explorer - Travel Smart • One World • Star Alliance • Sky Team Major airline miles programs worldwide

15. CHEAP ONLINE FLIGHTS - HACK TABLE Major airline miles programs worldwide For more online flight hacks head to my full article: 
 How To Find Cheap Flights Anywhere In The World DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU’RE FLYING? YES! NOT YET. DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’RE FLYING? YES! Aim to buy 12-14 weeks before departure. Use Hopper for more accuracy. Use the Explore option of Skyscanner to find flights on a budget. NOT YET. Use tools like the Chart option of Skyscanner to find the best day to fly. Subscribe to the travel deals/promos of websites like Secret Flying for spontaneous deals.

16. Bruno Passionate traveler Digital geek Marketing Analyst WHO IS BRUNO • Contact me on bruno(at)geekyexplorer.com or through my social media channels: Freelance travel writer and travel blogger @ Geeky Explorer ABOUT THE AUTHOR /geekyexplorer /geekyexplorer /geekyexplorer/bruno_mb

17. Geeky Explorer Travel Smart For more travel tips and hacks fly to my website:TRAVEL SMART!

18. HAPPY FLIGHT HUNT!

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