Are you planning your next CHL adventure? While Kayak’s prices weren’t exorbitant, it didn’t earn outstanding marks for finding bargain-priced tickets like In the case of our hypothetical NYC-LAX vacation, choosing Kayak meant spending between $7 and $15 more than We also found Kayak to be a little more expensive than the rest of the competition when searching for car rentals – about $10 or so per day.
Also, it never won the anti-prize for the worst result, and the few times it found sub-par fares, it was in good company with all six of the websites ranked below it. It offers a FlyScore” rating for every flight based on in-flight amenities, duration, type of aircraft, and TripAdvisor reviews.
One of the ways that OTAs have been known to do this was through a practice called dimming” In 2016, Expedia was caught deliberately removing photos of some hotels from their listings to make them look less attractive and therefore discourage booking for that property.
If you’re only booking one part of your trip, you’ll want to go to the airline, hotel chain, or car rental website directly to see if they can give you a better rate just for working with them directly – but if you need to make multiple bookings, it’s worth seeing what discounts you can get for bundling through a travel site.
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