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It’s a war out there! Getting your hands on airplane tickets is often more stress than you bargained for. A process that should simple, buy a ticket and get on the airplane, turns into a warfare-like situation. You spend days strategizing on how to find cheap flights, the right dates and fastest routes not sure if you’ll succeed. Hours spent checking Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and more. Sometimes it feels easier to just give up, or hop on a boat instead. A crazy idea, we know.
Luckily, every war ends and the great battle of finding cheap tickets is finally over. The diversity the apps below bring will finally make that long lasting dream of a hassle-free ticket buying come true.
Although more offers mean more possibilities and likely, cheaper tickets, it does get overwhelming. You do have better things to do in life than staring at the screen all day hoping a cheap ticket offer pops up. The reason Hopper rapidly became one of the best flight booking apps according to Time Magazine is that it does the hefty work for you. Actually, it does that and a bit more. Not only does Hopper find cheap tickets currently available, but it also suggests if it’s better to buy now or wait for an even bigger discount. Hopper predicts the future!
Although the Hopper “bunny” does the work for you, it can get a bit tricky from time to time. The devil is in the details and this rule applies especially when booking airline tickets. While the initial price might be tempting, if you add details like more passengers or extra luggage, there’s a chance you’ll see the final fee go up more than you thought. Nevertheless, the predictions are super accurate and well worth your time.
Planning a trip is more than just booking airline tickets - we all know that. There are cheap hotels you need to find and cars you need to rent. All of this can easily make a relaxing trip feel like a lot of work. It goes without saying nobody likes that. Although the name is CheapFlights, they offer more than just what the name implies. You can compare flights from hundreds of travel agents and airlines like American Airlines and United Airlines. And Price Calendar and Chart Views make it super simple to see the cheapest days to fly. Whether you are hunting for last-minute flights, international flights or domestic flights you can easily find what you’re looking for. On top of that, everything is neatly organized in a super intuitive interface.
CheapFlights has you covered when it comes to deals, but as you click that buy button it may take awhile for the order confirmation email to arrive. This is a pretty minor issue, and compared to the many reviews about how awesome the prices are, we don’t think you’ll even notice.
Although experimenting to find flights might yield positive results, few of us dare to go that route when it comes to airline tickets, it’s just too scary. Fortunately, Kiwi juggles the prices for you and does quite an extraordinary job. Kiwi constantly comes up with mind-boggling fight combinations to find the one best fitting your wallet. Plus, their guarantee covers missed and canceled flights and you can easily upload all your travel documents straight into the app. A true flight companion.
It’s true when they say a trusty companion is worth more than anything else, but it is a problem when you find your “trusty” companion slouching. Although Kiwi does offer amazing deals, a few people reported bad customer service from time to time. But as most of the time everything turns out perfectly, you’ll likely not need the service in the first place.
It is a jungle out there when it comes to finding the best options for airline tickets, hotel reservations and car rentals. There are so many options it’s just hard to decide. Nevertheless, rest easy knowing we have given you some great choices for your next travel adventure. If you haven’t quite found what you’re looking for just check out our full list of the 10 Best Apps for Finding Flights.
Best 10 Apps For Finding Flights
Broad Search:Our unique algorithm scoured the App Store and Google Play Store by searching booking flights, searching for flights, and 19 other keywords. From there, we retrieved a total of 2,248 unique apps (839 Android apps and 1409 iOS apps) as potential candidates.
Filter only high-quality apps:We then selected the highest quality apps from the 2,248 apps listed. We compared the number of stars, downloads, and reviews along with the velocity of these apps to create a list of the Best Apps for Finding Flights for both Android & iOS.
Rigorous Research by Editorial Team:Finally, our editorial team spent tens of hours checking every single listed app on our Best 10 list, comparing these apps and their features, to come up with the Best Apps for Finding Cheap Flights just for you!
- If you are interested in learning more about our process, find out here.
After filtering through 1,235 word search games, we have chosen Word Search Magic as our top pick with a wild fantasy twist. Word Search Magic offers a unique, magical take on the classic word search game you know and love. Wordscapes is our runner up pick with over 3,700 puzzles. You will never run out of new puzzle challenges and you can enjoy the scenic background of beautiful landscapes as you play.Word Games Oct 19, 2018
After combing through more than 1,500 algebra apps, our top pick for tutorial videos is Khan Academy. With handy tips as you work your way through algebra problems, you will easily understand the solution to any problem and get the right answer every time. Our runner-up pick is Math & Science Tutor with over 500 hours of instructional videos that walk you through every algebra process, so you can easily learn any algebra topic without the need for a book!Education Oct 18, 2018
Atom Tickets is our top pick for keeping a personal movie watchlist after exploring more than1,100 movie and showtime apps. With customized alerts for when movie tickets go on sale at more than 20 movie theater chains, you will never miss a movie premiere again! Movie Hype is our runner-up as you can watch the anticipation build for upcoming movies with an exclusive hype meter to gauge movie popularity and success.Entertainment Oct 17, 2018
After reviewing more than 600 spade card games, our top pick for beginners is Aces Spades with 5 difficulty settings so that newbies and professionals alike can easily jump into a game that matches your skill level. Our runner up pick is Spades +. With a handy beginner tutorial, this is a great first step to learn spades rules with no previous experience or knowledge required.Card Games Oct 16, 2018
After reviewing more than 1,300 PGA tour and golf apps, our favorite pick for tee time selection is GolfNow. With just a few taps, you can find and book tee times at thousands of golf courses worldwide, no phone calls needed! Golfshot is our runner-up with up to 80% in savings when booking tee times, so you can play golf without spending all your hard-earned money!Sports Oct 15, 2018
After combing through 349 apps, PGA TOUR is our pick for the best PGA Tour golf app! As the official app of the PGA Tour, it is your one-stop-shop for all things professional golf and PGA, including player scorecards that you can access anytime. Our runner-up, PGA Championship 2018, keeps you up-to-date with your favorite tournament while also providing tips and tricks to make you a better, more professional golfer, regardless of your skill level. Sports Oct 14, 2018
We’ve carefully combed through 573 recipe apps to bring you our top picks and runner-ups for kids lunch recipes. Each one contains a vast range of easy-to-prepare healthy lunch ideas. But if you want your kids to help with the cooking, Recipes for Kids is our pick for Android. Perhaps you want them to empower them to plan their meals too? In this case, consider our pick for iOS LaLa Lunchbox. If you’re looking for something catered to the busy professional and kids alike, look no further than our runner up, Archana’s Kitchen.Food & Drink Oct 13, 2018
After filtering through more than 500 apps, our top pick for stock trading apps for experienced investors is E*Trade thanks to its variety of stock trading and investment tools that allow you to handle multiple investments, not just buy stocks. Keep everything you need to be a business guru all in one place. Stocks, Forex, Finance, Markets by Investing.com is our runner up, with more than 70 global stock exchanges available for you to track, so you are always in-the-know about investments worldwide. Easily diversify your portfolio and manage your investments like a pro. Finance Oct 12, 2018
- managing trips
- map searches
- sharing arrival time
- rerouting trips
- in-app deals
- loyalty program
- seeing photos of places
- comparing prices
- cancellation policy
- commute alerts
- booking tours
- booking events
- searching for flights
- in-app rewards
- flight updates
- changing reservations
- price alerts
- booking flights
- flight check-in
- managing expenses
- hotel reservations