|Using the Internet to find the best price on
an airline ticket to Ireland, can be a time
consuming task. To find the best possible deal it
can often take several hours, over a number of
weeks, checking sites and watching for those
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the search engines below to find the best deals: (see additional tips
below) USA and Non-US citizens can use Flight Search
Auto Europe - Known for its brokering of rental car
services in Europe "Auto Europe" is
now brokering USA to Europe flights. You do not get the
option of picking your airline on this
booking engine. I have not had a chance to
check out the Auto Europe booking engine
extensively. On a test run of the engine, I
found tickets to Europe could be either a
couple hundred dollars more -or less- than
offered by some of the other flight booking
engines listed below.
Flight Search, showcased by
my 'Traveling in Spain' website- is powered
by 'Travel Now', one of the largest
independent web travel portals. The
Travel Now Flight Search can be used by most nationalities.
This booking engine provides price
comparisons for both USA domestic and
International flights. This air flight-booking
engine accesses a wide selection of quality
air carriers and available flight times.
Besides looking for the best price,
there are a few other things one should keep in
mind when using an on-line air flight, booking
engine. If there is a stop over, make certain
adequate time is allowed to catch the second part
of your flight. A few booking engines appear to
be very good at allowing sufficient times but
others sometime only allow a few minutes to get
across some rather big airports. Sometimes those
cheap flights also mean an extra stop over,
meaning a longer flight time to your destination.
Also, taxes and fees are becoming more and more
costly. Make certain you read the
fine print; Do look at what is included or not
included in the price, airport fees, taxes, etc.
Also, what guarantees are given, are there
special protections for on-line booking, what
happens if you must delay or cancel your trip?
Fees for changing non-refundable tickets have
The rules for
finding the best air ticket price seem to be
changing weekly. Old rules of thumb may not be as
relevant today as they were in the pass.