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Learn how to find cheap flights and save tons of money on airfare from Scott and our team of Flight Experts.
Istanbul, Turkey
Flight Booking
How to Book a Long Layover and Get More Travel in One Trip
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
November 19, 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
Colorful boats along the shore in Nepal
Flight Booking
How to Find Airline Mistake Fares
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
November 19, 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
toy plane and sunset
Flight Booking
Cheap Flight Hack: How to Cross the Ocean as Cheaply as Possible
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
November 19, 2019
One of our top tips for finding cheap international flights is “cross the ocean as cheaply as possible,” which might mean buying two sets
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7 min read
Cheap flight image
Flight Booking
How to Find Cheap Flights: The Ultimate Guide
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
October 24, 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
airplane seen from airport windows
Airlines & Airports
The Best (and Worst) Budget Airlines for Cheap Flights from the US
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
January 11, 2020
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
Hiroshima Japan with overlay image of Google logo and word 'Flights' in blue font
Flight Booking
How to Use Google Flights to Find Cheap Flights
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
October 24, 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
best travel sites for cheap flights
Flight Booking
The Best Travel Sites for Booking Cheap Flights
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
October 24, 2019
There are numerous ways to search for flights online, but there are a few OTAs and metasearch sites we routinely recommend. Here are
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7 min read
Cinque Terre village with Scott's Cheap flights logo
Flight Booking
How Scott’s Cheap Flights Works—and How to Get the Most from Membership
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
November 12, 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
toy plane on currency
Airlines & Airports
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Budget Airlines
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
October 24, 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
latte with airplane art in foam.
Flight Booking
How to Book a Scott's Cheap Flights Deal
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
October 24, 2019
Received a deal you like? Follow these instructions to find and book an amazing deal. 
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2 minutes
image of hands holding small wrapped gift
Travel Tips
38 of the Best Gifts for Travelers in 2020
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
January 6, 2020
Don’t stress over what to get the globetrotters in your life. Here are nearly forty gift ideas, mostly $50 or less
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5 min read
train through the Swiss mountains with Rome2Rio logo
Travel Tips
How to Use Rome2rio for Easier Route Planning
Scott Keyes
By 
Scott Keyes
April 8, 2019
Rome2rio is a search aggregator that gives an overview of different travel options between two or more destinations
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6 min read
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