Major travel sites such as Orbitz,
which runs on ITA Software, Hotwire, Travelocity,
Expedia, and Vayama
for International travel, are doing great, as usual,
however, things are a little different online these days.
More and more travelers are arriving at the major
travel sites via an Airfare Comparison Site.
Airfare Comparison Sites
Airfare comparison sites are becoming
more popular for travelers who consistently shop for cheaper
this s is one of the reasons why travel sites are creating
rewards and loyalty programs, to keep travelers loyal to
There will always be those who feel
better knowing that they have, at least attempted to find
the cheapest airfare, and the Airfare Comparison Sites,
usually will satisfy a travelers need to search for the
Some of the more popular Airfare
Comparison sites are,
, and of course the one who doesn’t sell travel, just
provides un-bias travel information, Travelgrove dot com.
This a new search technology within itself, because
the sites uses the word “scour” the web for airfare and
Oh what a difference a day can make
when pricing airfares.
And with this knowledge in mind, Bestfares dot com
provides comparison shopping for airfares within a one to 3
day period. This
is a certainly a key benefit when searching for airfares and
your departure and, or return dates are flexible.
Another comparison site we liked was
www.Wego.com which returns
a good number of results when searching for flights.
another popular comparison site.
A more recent airfare site which
provides a unique benefit is
This site allows you to track flight prices before
you buy. The
kicker is, Yapta dot com helps you to get an Airline refund
after you buy if the price of your flight drops!
This benefit more than any other of the comparison
sites provides who absolutely must make every effect to get
the cheapest airfare.
Several of the airlines have bought
into this benefit and will refund up to a certain amount if
the cheaper airfare is $75, $100 or $150 or more, for
United, US Airways, Delta and American Airlines.
Airlines which give a refund, regardless of what the
price drop are, JetBlue, AirTran and Alaska Airlines.
Of course there are policies and procedures involved.
Often times the self-employed business
traveler has a different agenda than the corporate business
traveler. The self-employed are usually more concern
with cost than the corporate traveler who may not even book
his own travel.
For both travelers, time is crucial
when booking at the last minute. Business travelers
understand that they will have to pay higher prices when
booking at the last minute (1-2 weeks) but how much more the
When a business traveler uses an
Airfare Comparison Site rather than his or her favorite
travel site, they are exposed to airfares all over the web.
How many different airfares depends on the booking engine of
the Comparison Web Site you select.
However, one thing is for sure, Airfare
Comparison Sites can save travelers, time and money.
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