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Avia Secret

Get cheap flight ticket using hacks & tricks

Avia Secret

Get cheap flight ticket using hacks & tricks

AviaSecret integrates common life hacks used by frequent travelers to create smart algorithms which make ticket search more intelligent. E.g. on long distance flights you could lose up to $200 when you buy tickets directly from airlines. Would you scan agents with Kayak, SkyScanner? Even so, you could lose $5 - $15 - $100. Check the price on AviaSecret.com

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A couple of month ago I was working on a chat bot for shared flights — AirrBot. Once I integrated a SkyScanner to watch the cheapest flights, I noticed a bug — the prices differed a lot depending on the user location. As you can guess, it wasn’t a bug. 🤔

To learn more about this feature, I conducted a 🔍 research to see the difference between the service fees in various countries. For example, mytrip.com in the USA and their division in Russia trip.ru take $9.24 vs $-1.32 (yep, negative!) service fee for London to Berlin tickets. All it took was using Google Translate to translate the website content and easily browse the country website. 🇷🇺⬄🇬🇧

I supposed, that the possible reason was in the type of accepted cards. I was sure about that. I added my card to the both sites and got by one ticket on the same flight. Then made a refund. I made sure, that there were no differences or limits depending on the card type. So was it Google Translate magic that helped to save me $10.56? 💳

I was excited and immediately decided to launch a smart flight search platform that mitigates the influence of user location or language. I just needed to replicate the trick. 🔥🤓

Continue... https://blog.aviasecret.com/how-i-saved-100-well-actually-100-aec715d3c0eb
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Hello Kirill, Your app looks great, appreciate your efforts.
However as an expert in travel industry, I should tell you there is a problem with the concept which may lead passengers to be avoided to board on their flight or get charged extra on spot at the time of check-in.
It's because the country of issuance for your ticket is always an important matter, just think about why an airline like Emirates or QatarAirways have thousands of offices in different countries and cities? and when you approach to their websites you will be redirected to that country local domain and they should issue your ticket? its not just about the service fee of airlines. Nationalities, currency difference, base fares, airport taxes, local ticket issuance office, service fee and so many other matters are involved in this price difference.
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when do the invites go out ? I have some tickets to book in december from sydney to harare and they are costing a fortune ($3k return).. whilst seperate return flights syd > bkk ($900) & bkk to hre - harare ($600) are signficantly cheaper.

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