Skyscanner Review - BrokeinLondon



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Skyscanner is one of the best flight comparison websites on the web and it provides all the cheapest flights for throughout the globe. Skyscanner is ideal for whether you’re booking something in advance or looking to secure a last minute deal for that weekend away. With hotels and car hire options too, you can find the best prices for everything that you need for your perfect holiday. Another plus is that through Skyscanner you can monitor particular flight prices and receive email notifications in case the price change! The only downside is that you can’t complete the booking on the site, meaning you can end up being redirected all over the place.

  • Colourful, easy to use website
  • Can search for best cheap deals on flights, hotels and car hire
  • Provides the cheapest prices on the web
  • Can save hundreds of pounds (meaning you’ve got more to spend on whatever you like)
  • Travel News and Features section for great tips and advice for travelling
  • Payment options include debit card, credit card or PayPal
  • App available on App Store, Android, Windows Marketplace and Blackberry Marketplace for easy use on the move
  • Facebook and Google+ pages for wider social interaction

Site Pros

  • It can send email updates to inform you if prices of the route that you are interested in goes up, or down (you can cancel at any time)
  • Currency converter and language translator for all nationalities
  • Competitions available to enter
  • No booking fee on car hire

Site Cons

  • External links provided for bookings, meaning process can’t all be completed on one site
  • No proper contact details provided as responsibility is in the hands of airline or travel agent that flight is booked with

Other Tips

  • Always check the live tiles on the homepage for the best current deals
  • Make sure you snap up the good deals that you find as they won’t be around forever
  • Don’t forget to note the details of the agency that you make your booking with, as Skyscanner is just there for the initial comparison


Skyscanner is perfect for those looking to jet off somewhere without spending too much money. With all the best prices compared on car hire and hotels as well as flights, it has everything you need for booking a holiday on a budget.

Go back to our Budget Travelling category to find more websites and organisations offering budget travelling deals.