1. Why should I set up a Price Alert?
Because we all love cheap flights! Flight prices, like it or not, tend to change very quickly with time. When you set up a Price Alert, whenever the price of your flight goes up, or down, you get a notification. This helps you find the ideal date and time when to book your flight and get the best price.
2. How do I set up a Price Alert for my flight?
Price alert on the website
Simply run a search on Skyscanner . On the search results page, just click on the ‘Get price alerts’ button on the top left and key in your email address. Whenever the price of your selected flight changes, we will instantly send you an email indicating the change in price.
Price alert on the app
Simply run a search on Skyscanner . On the search results page, tap the bell on the top right, as shown in the image:
Once you tap the bell, you will get a message confirming that the price alert has been set. If you want all your search configurations on, then you can do so when the following dialog box pops up:
You can set as many price alerts as you’d like. To see all your price alerts, you can scroll down from the homepage:
3. How many Price Alerts can I create?
As many as you like! You can track multiple flight prices by creating multiple Price Alerts.
4. What really is the best time to book my flight?
We wish there was a simple answer, flights prices are dependent on a lot of factors, seasonality, day of your flights, how many seats have already been booked and popularity of the route to name a few! When you sign up for Price Alerts, you can easily monitor changes in the prices of flights you track, and book when you feel the price is right.
5. What are the charges for Skyscanner Price Alerts?
Just like searching for the best flight prices on Skyscanner, setting up Price Alerts is totally free.
No reason to wait, eh?