Where to find the best deals on flights and holidays?

When it comes to travel planning, finding the best deals on flights is where it usually starts for most. If you prefer to book a holiday package over doing everything on your own, then things are a bit different. But still you have to find that deal that fits your needs and budget the best. How to find the best deals on flights and holidays?

You can start by checking these 8 websites. For holiday packages scroll down a bit!

Finding the best deals on flights and holidays

There are two ways how you can find the best deals. One is by scouring the internet searching for the deals yourself. Which means going to sites like kiwi.com and flights.google.com to find the best deals on flights. Then going to booking.com or hotelscombined.com to find the best deals on hotels on the same dates. Finding the best car rental deals. Booking excursions and activities.

Another option is to follow websites sharing great deals they have found & sign up to special offers mailing lists. Sounds much easier, doesn’t it?

Where to find cheap flights yourself?

1. Kiwi.com

Kiwi.com - Best deals on flights

Type: car rental, flights, hotels.

Website: www.kiwi.com.

One of the best known flight search sites. Lets you search for flights, compare the prices and book the flights. If you aren't sure where you want to travel to and are simply looking for the best deal, set destination to “Anywhere”, to see what are the options. When you are flexible with dates, you can use "Date range" or "Time of stay" instead of a specific date.

Use options "Multicity" and "Nomad" if you’re planning to visit several cities or countries during a single trip.

2. Google Flights

Google Flights homepage

Type: flights.

Website: www.google.com/flights.

A fast and easy to use flight search website developed by Google. Searching for inspiration set destination to "Europe", or "Asia" and compare the prices. Open the map view to see where else you can travel to cheap.

Best websites for cheap flights, hotel discounts and last minute deals

If you are looking for the cheapest airfare, you should know, that there is no one best website to book flights. One day you’ll find the best price on the website of some online travel agency (OTA), like Expedia, the other day the same flight may be the cheapest when purchased directly from the website of the airline. That’s why you should always compare at least a couple of websites.

And you should always do the same with the flights you find through the sites mentioned below. Simply search for the same flight on several websites and compare the results.

3. Scott's Cheap Flights

Scott's Cheap Flights deals mailing list - Homepage

Type: flights.

Website: scottscheapflights.com.

Don't wanna search for the deals yourself? Let Scott do the job. Sign up to his cheap flights mailing list, choose the region you are from and wait for the deals arriving in your email. More great deals if you opt for the premium account. For only $39/year you'll receive 3 times more flight deals, all error fares and secret deals. Standard account is available for free.

A well established service in the US, now available also in Europe.

4. TravelFree.info

TravelFree - A Website featuring some of the best flight deals

Type: buses, cruise deals, flights, hotels, last-minute deals.

Website: travelfree.info.

Choose where you want to travel from and look through the deals team behind the TravelFree.info have found for you. Mostly these are flight deals. Occasionally - error fares, cruise deals, hotel and bus discounts. To be among the first to learn about the deals join more than 100,000 others following TravelFree.info Facebook page, where they post all they find every day.

5. Dollar Flight Club

Dollar Flight Club website homepage

Type: flights.

Website: dollarflightclub.com.

Cheap international flight deals delivered to your inbox daily. Register, enter where are you from and which region are you the most interested about, and start receiving deals. And again you have a choice between free and premium membership, the latter basically meaning more great deals sent to you.

6. Holiday Pirates

Holiday Pirates flight and holiday deals website

Type: cruises, flights, holidays, hotels, last-minute deals.

Website: www.holidaypirates.com.

Flight deals, cruise offers, hotel discounts, last-minute flight deals. On Holiday Pirates you can find everything from cheap international flights to all inclusive flight and hotel packages. Flights are mostly from England.

7. lastminute.com

lastminute.com deals website homepage

Type: car rental, cruise deals, flights, hotels, last-minute deals..

Website: www.lastminute.com.

Cheap last-minute deals and much more.

8. Cruise Deals

Cruise Deals website homepage featuring some of the best cruise deals

Type: cruise deals.

Website: cruisedeals.co.uk.

As the same suggests, this is the site you should go to when searching for the best cruise deals. Even though all of these cruises are from the UK, you don't have to be a UK citizen in order to join the trip. Some of the cruises start from the UK, in other cases there might be flight or transfer from the UK included in the price. Pay attention to that when making a holiday booking.

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