The best ways to find cheap flights

Explore the world with cheap tickets. Photo: Ross Parmly / Unsplash
Explore the world with cheap tickets. Photo: Ross Parmly / Unsplash

Looking for cheap flights is a necessity for those with the travel bug but a tight budget. Our travel hacks help you find and land the cheapest tickets to one of our many great destinations.

Shop around

If you liked this blog post, take a look at this to find flight aggregators. Millions of people use sites like and to find the best deals on flights, hotels, holidays and much more from just one search and at the push of a button! No need to waste your time checking flytofly; everything on those sites is available for you on our site.

Do open destination searches

The beauty of those sites is that they will allow you to do an open search. That means you can punch in your departure city and leave the destination open or select ‘Fly Anywhere’, and the search engine will find the cheapest place for you to fly to, anywhere in the world. Traveling around the world on a shoestring budget is possible. You can save a lot of money by researching destinations and booking flights far in advance.


Keep dates flexible

What’s more, these sites allow you to leave your destination open and capture the cheapest fares. You can also select the flexibility of ‘Bid Only’ and get the cheapest price possible. In the short-term, you could save money on your flight by flying on the weekdays during off-peak hours. In the long term, it might mean shifting your trip to the next month, which happens to be during low season. Either way, it means you’ll know the perfect time to fly your next vacation to get the best possible deal on your ticket price.

Select airports wisely

AI aggregators can not only help you plan for your next travel, but also compare all the related airports nearby to find the best one for you. In numerous instances, flying into a smaller airport near your destination may be less expensive and more convenient.

Consider Budget Airlines

Major airlines are not the only option for booking flights on these sites. They will show you all the different options, which makes it much easier to find cheaper airlines. If you have to transit, the shortest leg of your journey may well be cheaper if you change airlines and book a budget airline.

Buy Separate Tickets

This is a good way to spend less on your journey and is related to the previous tip. For example, it will show you different possible travel options and recommend the ones with the best price that are also quick routes. You can search for different types of tickets (single-ticket, multi-ticket, cheaper airfares) and the results will show you which option is cheapest. It will often let you book them at the same time so that you don’t end up with multiple bookings scattered all over different websites.