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What Skiplagging is and How it Can Get You Cheap Flights!

September 13, 2015

A new flight booking technique called "skiplagging" is supposed to help you book cheap airfares and pay a lot less than through other sites.
The creator of the fare comparison engine claims it shrinks prices much as 80 %!

Skiplagging is a new way of booking your flights - essentially it's about scanning 'hidden fares' and it's best using when you're taking connecting flights.

You can save money with skiplagging big time - this is a brand new way of booking plane tickets - unlike anything you've seen before!

Skiplagging for cheap connecting flights

Source: © iStock.com/Maksymowicz

Skiplagging is supposed to help save as much as 80 % - as stated by Skiplagged.com.

The site is an airfare comparison tool and scans deeper than just standard fees, looking also at hidden-city fares, arbitrary round-trips and other opportunities.

Skiplagged.com is rather controversial and they even had a lawsuit because they're "bypassing" the systems used by airlines and major travel agents, digging deep and displaying prices for flights that normally stay 'hidden'.

How does skiplagging work?

The fare comparison engine scans for flight fares that normally wouldn't be displayed by the major sites like Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity or the airlines themselves. This by itself is a great opportunity.

It's not fully clear how the system works and the Skiplagged.com site itself doesn't explain it either, but some of the results I've found were satifying enough: around 30 % cheaper.

You can find cheap airfare by skiplagging especially even easier when you're traveling long-haul and when you're taking connecting flights.

Sometimes this procedure involves staying overnight at the airports and flying further the next day with a different carrier.

Have you ever skiplagged?

Feel free to share your opinions in the comments section below...

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