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6 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

6 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent
Latitudestock - TTL via Getty Images Chances are you're familiar with Google Flights. The flight search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it's the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz. The site also includes a whole host of features that aren't so easy to imagine, probably because they're so unimaginably amazing. In some cases, this online tool can beat out any human travel agent. 1. Just Google "flights to Europe" and click the Flights tab below the search box. 2. What "I'm feeling lucky" does for search, it also does for flights. 3. The "Best flights" box tells you which flights are the best combinations of price and speed, so you won't have to decide whether a layover is a good idea or if a nonstop is worth the extra buck. 4. You can see prices for your trip on every day of the month, with the cheapest days highlighted in green. 5. 6.

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