Airlines don't want you to know this trick to get the cheapest flight prices | UrbanTravelGuide
Here's a legitimate hack for getting the best flight prices online that really works. Using this method, we got a round trip from London, to Beijing, to Tokyo, back to Beijing and back to London, over the course of a month, for less than £490 per person. The same flights booked directly on the airline's website, were quoted at £1900! In fact, that was cheaper than the return trip from London to Beijing on its own. And yes, we immediately got the eTickets sent through, and had no problems at check-in time. At no point did anyone from the airline think that the price seemed too low and cancel the tickets. They can't anyway - once they've issued the tickets they're obliged to honour the price. The trick takes advantage of the fact that the algorithms used by price comparison and online travel agent websites to calculate prices get tripped up by complex routes, as well as airport taxes (which can make up as much as 80% of the ticket price) varying widely depending on whether you are