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Review of Skyscanner for iOS Devices

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Review of Skyscanner for iOS Devices – Search-Based App to Use to Look for the Cheapest Flights

There was a time when searching for a cheap flight was a tedious process, and any regular traveler or plane commuter could easily relate to these sentiments. Today, anyone voicing out such sentiments will likely be advised to add the Skyscanner app in his or her mobile phone device. It’s a search-based application that provides the most flexible information, about the cheapest airfares being offered by more than 600 airlines. It covers a wide range of flight schedules going to and coming from different locations worldwide, at anytime and on any date. It’s an Apple app which owners of iOS devices running on Versions 5.0 and up, can download and install at no cost at all.

What Can Skyscanner Do?

Skyscanner works like a quick draw travel engine that gives straightforward information about the air flights to any location or destination. If you’re a last minute traveler, you can’t expect airfares to stay the same as they were when you last took the flight. If you’re a plan-ahead air traveler, you go through all the tedious process of researching for the airlines offering the cheapest fares, so you can book a flight based on the date that the lowest-priced flight is available.

Skyscanner - Travel Deals

by Skyscanner


This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Skyscanner - Travel Deals

Customer ratings: (209478 ratings)
Category: Travel
Languages: Spanish, , , KM, English, ZH, , CS, Danish, Dutch, English, ET, , French, German, EL, HE, HI, Hungarian, , Italian, JA, KO, LO, , , NB, Polish, , , Russian, ZH, , Spanish, , , ZH, Turkish, UK, VI
Rated: 4+

Updated: 17.02.2011
Version: 5.62
Size: 190.79 MB
Requirements: iPhone5-iPhone5, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74, iPhone8-iPhone8, iPhone8Plus-iPhone8Plus, iPhoneX-iPhoneX, iPad75-iPad75, iPad76-iPad76, iPhoneXS-iPhoneXS, iPhoneXSMax-iPhoneXSMax, iPhoneXR-iPhoneXR, iPad812-iPad812, iPad834-iPad834, iPad856-iPad856, iPad878-iPad878

Description Skyscanner - Travel Deals

Skyscanner is an all-in-one travel app with flights, hotels and car rentals, all in one place. Travel smarter with our app by instantly searching, comparing and booking cheap flights, hotels and car rentals anytime, anywhere. Independent, unbiased and completely free, we find you the best deals in seconds. Book your next trip with our award-winning, easy to use app brought to you by the world’s travel search engine. Now available in over 31 languages.

Easily find and compare the cheapest days and months to fly with our color-coded calendar and chart view.

We don’t charge any booking fees – so no hidden charges, just cheap flights.

Never miss a deal. Get notified of any price changes for flights with automatic price alerts. Unsure of where you want to go?

Earn frequent flier miles by booking via our app where applicable.

Not sure where you want to go on your next trip? Get instant inspiration by selecting ‘Everywhere’ in the destination box and let us brighten your day with cheap flight prices to places around the world. You can also find the best deals from your nearest airport with our Top Deals feature.

Narrow down your options: filter results by flight duration, airline, stops, travel class, departure and arrival times.

Compare great hotel deals from hundreds of thousands of hotels, resorts, apartments and hostels. Find rooms near your current location. Even search last minute hotels for tonight. Just looking for inspiration? Search for hotels in all your top destinations and dig out some great deals.

Search the world’s car rental companies in seconds. Choose from 30,000 airport or city locations, then filter by vehicle type, fuel type and features to find the car you want at the right price. What’s more, our Fair Fuel Policy flag will make sure you don’t get ripped off on fuel.

Look at your recent flight and travel searches straight from your home screen, and quickly pick up where you left off.

Log in to sync your flight searches and price alerts across all your devices - phone, tablet and desktop - so you can plan your trip anytime, anywhere.

No booking fees or hidden charges, just the best prices on flights, hotels and car rentals.

New York Times, Travel Planning Apps Reviews
Webby Awards, Best Travel App Nominee.
Appy Awards, Best Travel App.
Refinery29, Best Hacks for Flings a Cheap Flight.
TimeOut, Best Travel Apps.
Utilities & Services: Tablet, The Lovie Awards 2012.

*Discover more travel tips, tricks and inspiration by following our blog: https://http://www.skyscanner.com/tips-and-inspiration

What's new in Version 5.62

So we've got good news and bad news.

We've fixed a bug that was causing the wrong dates to show on some upcoming flights saved in Trips – yay!
But to do this, we've had to remove flights from Trips completely for some of you who weren't logged into our app at the time of booking. We're sorry. Just enter the details again if you want them to show up.

If you were logged in when you booked, then we can still show you the flight details we have stored. Just double-check everything is correct and get in touch if there are any problems.

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Screenshots Skyscanner - Travel Deals for iPad

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In both cases, Skyscanner can make it easier for you, because it allows you to make those last minute, or plan-ahead searches by simply using the app’s wide-ranging search capabilities. You can use the search box  and type-in your travel route and date as reference. If you don’t have a specific flight date, tap on the month and day in which you intend to take the flight. Explore the charts when looking for the cheapest airfares available for your route (point of departure to point of destination.)

The high bars represent the flights with high fares, while the low bars are for the flights with the cheapest fares. Since you’re looking for the most inexpensive flight, tap on the bars with the shorter range as this will come up with search results for the lowest-priced flights you could choose from. Tap on a particular flight and the app will show you the details, such as the flight date as well as the time of departure and arrival. You will be provided with details  for both outbound and return flights. Once you’ve decided on a particular flight schedule, choose the “Book” button and you’ll be able to book the flight with the airlines or a travel agent.


If you’re the kind of traveler who’s planning to travel but with no particular date and place in mind, you can browse through all the flight schedules by using the airport nearest you as your search word. The search results will furnish you with various flight schedules for different countries and the corresponding low-priced airfares. Tap on the country and it will show you the cities to where the cheap flights are bound for. Choose a city so you can get more information regarding the scheduled date and time of departure/arrival for both outbound and return flights. Once you’ve pinned down your choice, tap on the “Book” button.

By having this free Apple app right in your iOS device, looking for the most inexpensive airfares won’t be as tedious and time-consuming as it used to be.

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