Google recently updated its booking features by focusing on travellers rather than developers. For starters, Google Flights facilitates to use its machine learning capabilities to provide the assistance in a way that they can know the best time to purchase an airline ticket. It will also provide you updated information about hotel prices whether they are ready to be higher. You need to look for whether the prices for your chosen trip won’t get cheaper or prices for your dates are less than usual.
On the other hand, Google allows you to find the airfares based on historical patterns you should hold off buying a ticket or let you know when prices are expected to rise or drop. The price-tracking features available for Google Flights that may helpful for users to predict the prices based on searches on available flights to get best travel deals.
For hotel searches, you may receive alerts during times of heavy congestion at your destination like big official business conferences and musical concerts. You can also opt for Gmail alerts and it provides you notifications about price fluctuations on your phone or from your desktop.
While Google Trips app providing you a new discounts feature which helps you to get instant access to deals on ticketing and tours which are centered around top attractions and activities for your itinerary.
How to Book a Flight
Since Google purchased ITA software tool, it is focusing on booking a flight by eliminating the biggest beef of prices and incredibly long delay when you hit search option.
Getting into Google Flights
You can initiate the search by typing search keywords like flights from MCI to NYC in October. This type of information is enough to pull up the available flight options. If it fails to retrieve the information, you can directly go to Google Flights website or mobile application.
Begin your Search
It starts with the map version that may helpful for users to compare the prices for tickets. To get that information, you need to provide basic travel entails such as departure point and destination. Once you’re logged into Google, your departure location automatically set up through your default Google Maps location or your current location. It can also set up based on earlier search which is handy option to search for flights. In the next step, you will need to enter departure and return locations.
If you don’t know where to go or in a dilemma that how you need to handle the situation of choosing particular destination, you can limit the results by choosing options like whether non-stop, one-stop, or two stops or less. You can more restrict to your flight results by specifying where you want to connect. In conclusion, you can also specify the options by choosing inbound and outbound times.
Booking Your Flight
Once you’ve chosen the flight, you’re required to click on a button that says book button which takes you directly to the airline’s or online travel agency’s website to confirm your booking. This booking function of flights even works with the two variant airlines.