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Answered Airfare price alert apps - any recommendations?


Established Member
Oct 9, 2003
I'm looking for decently priced flights to the US next year and I thought "there must be an app for that" and saw a couple online. I was wondering if anyone had experience using these - Skyscanner etc. I did a search here but didn't find anything, not something I've seen mentioned before. I usually check my dates using the ITA Matrix site which offers weird and wonderful routes but it would be nice to have something that told me when the price hits the sweet spot.

Appreciate the advice. Sorry if it's been posted before.


Established Member
Aug 3, 2014
they probably all use the same engine to get the data, so it doesnt really matter which one you use.

The HOPPER app is interesting in that it actually tells you whether the price will be lower or higher in future, and Google Flights apparently does similar things.


Junior Member
Oct 15, 2018
Hi all

Is there a similar search engine that people are aware of for flights leaving from the US? We are heading over there in September '19 flying J with SG (award seats) on the way over but haven't got flights coming back. I am trying to start looking for the return single flight but aren't sure of good US sites to look at.


Jul 6, 2015
My Map
Twitter account alerts work well too. They can be annoying when they aren't relevant, but the main one I subscribe too features Australia 4-5 times a week. PM if interested in the account.

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