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How to Find Cheap Flights: The Ultimate Guide
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
September 18, 2019
Learn the secrets to finding cheap flights in this step-by-step tutorial written by Scott Keyes, co-founder and CEO of Scott's Cheap Flights
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6 min read
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Cheap Flights
How to Book a Scott's Cheap Flights Deal
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
September 18, 2019
Received a deal you like? Follow these instructions to find and book an amazing deal. 
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2 minutes
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Travel Tips
How Scott’s Cheap Flights Works—and How to Get the Most from Membership
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
September 13, 2019
We get a lot of questions about how Scott’s Cheap Flights works; read on for details on what to expect, and how to prepare for a flight deal
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7 min read
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Travel Tips
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Budget Airlines
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
September 9, 2019
With legacy airlines offering basic economy and low-cost carriers beefing up service, the line between budget and full-service airlines
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11 min read
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Cheap Flights
How to Find Airline Mistake Fares
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
August 27, 2019
Mistake Fares can mean amazing deals. Learn what mistake fares are, how to find them, and what you need to know when you book
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6 min read
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Cheap Flights
How to Book an Open-Jaw Flight Deal
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
August 19, 2019
An open-jaw flight arrives in one city and departs from another.
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2 minutes
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Cheap Flights
How to Book a 2-in-1 Flight Deal
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
August 19, 2019
A 2-in-1 (or multi-city) flight creates an extended stay in another city in addition to your final destination, all on one itinerary.
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2 minutes
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Cheap Flights
Mistake Fares: 3 Things to Know Before You Book
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
August 19, 2019
Mistake Fares happen when airlines or OTAs accidentally publish the wrong price. Here are three important things to know when booking one.
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2 minutes
Istanbul, Turkey
Cheap Flights
How to Book a Long Layover and Get More Travel in One Trip
Campbell Hawk
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Campbell Hawk
July 18, 2019
Adding a long layover between flights is an easy way to see more in one trip, and you don’t have to be a super savvy traveler to do it
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5 min read
title card: The Best and Worst US Airports for Cheap International Flights in 2019.
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The Best and Worst US Airports for Cheap International Flights in 2019
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
June 25, 2019
When it comes to scoring cheap flights, geography counts. Here are the best and worst US airports for finding cheap international flights
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14 min read
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Cheap Flights
How to Use Google Flights to Find Cheap Flights
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
June 17, 2019
Google Flights is one of the most powerful flight search engines and it's a great tool for finding cheap flights. Here's how to use Google
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5 min read
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Cheap Flights
The Best (and Worst) Budget Airlines for Cheap Flights from the US
Campbell Hawk
By 
Campbell Hawk
May 28, 2019
Not all budget airlines are created equal. Here are the best and worst budget international airlines from the United States
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7 min read
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