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Ways to get to a destination the cheapest possible way?

Old Nov 28, 16, 1:53 am
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Ways to get to a destination the cheapest possible way?

Hello experienced travelers. I've been browsing this forum but I could't find my answer. What's the best tool to find the cheapest solutions from location A to B. I don't mind long layovers or having a lot of connections, just to find the cheapest possible date/route. I'm traveling from Europe to California if it's of any help. Thanks in advance!
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Old Nov 28, 16, 2:06 am
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Try Norwegian Air flying to Oakland.

Otherwise, Kayak.com is a good place to search for fares.

Good luck, and welcome to FT!
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Old Nov 28, 16, 3:19 am
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Skyscanner has a facility to input whole countries in 'from/to' giving you the widest possibilities
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Old Nov 28, 16, 5:33 am
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Is Kiwi.com legit? Their prices are too good to be true
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Old Nov 29, 16, 12:38 am
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Kiwi is cool, but some of their data is limited.

I've also use HelloWings for lcc +fsc combinations.
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Old Dec 6, 16, 3:21 pm
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...Walking?

Seriously, though, I find sometimes Rome2Rio can be useful in looking at combining flight with ground options to save money.
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Old Dec 13, 16, 3:39 pm
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Read "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac. Lots of suggestions there.
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Old Dec 15, 16, 9:36 am
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The best way is to spend the time and use a variety of airlines, airport combinations, online travel agencies and blogs that publish sales and spend this time to get the best result for you. There is not one magic way to find your cheapest flight in one click.

If you really can't find anything, post your desired itinerary (where in europe?) and dates and post the best deal you yourself have foundso far. Then we can help you. But we're not a travel agency here who will do all the work for you.

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Old Dec 18, 16, 5:32 pm
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Hello,

I am new to FlyTalk, I read your question about traveling from Europe to California, where I live. Have you tried AirTreks? They help to schedule RTW travels and other types of journey. Check them out and let me know if this helps. Happy Travels to you.
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Old Jan 5, 17, 9:58 pm
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Air Treks

While I love Airtreks, I have used them a few times, they ONLY book RTW tickets, not point to point destinations. They did an excellent job booking my RTW trips at great fares!
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Old Jan 18, 17, 11:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Doc Savage View Post
Try Norwegian Air flying to Oakland.
If you use Norwegian Air, be sure to go through Norwegian Air's Norwegian (".no") or British (".com/uk/") site; you'll find the prices there ~20% cheaper versus the US site (".com/us/"). Of course, check on your own by comparing the different sites, but this seemed to be the trend when I flew with them last October. And, be wary of your credit card's FX fees, but it should be substantially less than 20%.
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Old Jan 19, 17, 4:39 am
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Choose the Cheapest Travel Source

Well Skyscanner is one app that I found quiet helpful in travelling. You can compare the costs and easily choose the cheapest one.
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Old Jan 24, 17, 5:25 pm
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I usually travel for free, and many times stay in hotels for free. That's typically the cheapest way.
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Old Jan 24, 17, 7:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Demian View Post
I'm traveling from Europe to California if it's of any help. Thanks in advance!
Some of US carriers are lowering their prices because of Norwegian, but for rock bottom prices I don't see how you can beat them, WOW Air or Icelandair @:-)

Originally Posted by Reindeerflame View Post
I usually travel for free, and many times stay in hotels for free. That's typically the cheapest way.
You are obviously special, as most of us have to pay something to travel.
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