A product of Trip Advisor, SeatGuru will show a G-Factor in its search results, so you can find flights with extra legroom, in-flight entertainment, and other amenities for a better experience. SeatGuru focuses on individual airplane seats, and has a comparison chart where you can compare the size and amenities in each seat on dozens of airlines.
CheapAir has a FareTracker that will instantly alert you via email when fares go down for flights from an origin and to a destination you select. It also has a simple interface where you input your departure city, arrival city, dates, and class, or choose from a handful of popular destinations in the United States.
Hotwire has been around since 2000 and has an award-winning mobile app. It works with popular carriers in the United States and internationally to provide what it calls its Low Price Guarantee on air fare.
Skyscanner compares millions of flights on popular carriers and offers Skyscanner Business, providing travel search technology for businesses.
Airfarewatchdog is simple to use and offers travelers the ability to sign up for low fare alerts via email for flights from their hometown (or any origin). The homepage displays the day’s cheapest flights from your current location, and the site uses unpublished sales and airlines like Southwest that don’t typically publish fares on other travel sites.
FareCompare not only finds cheap tickets by day, but by a specific time of day. It has a mobile app, Eventurist, which will give you personalized recommendations and travel advice to personalize your travel experience.
With all these options, cheap airline tickets are easier to find than ever. And the more flexible you are with your travel dates, the easier it will be to find cheaper air fares. Give these websites a shot and the next thing you know you’ll be packing for your next vacation!