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How to Save Money on Flights With a VPN

Whether you are traveling for leisure or for business, finding flight deals that won’t take a bite out of your wallet can be very challenging. Going through the many travel comparison websites just to find a good deal can be time-consuming, and the worst part is the prices keep fluctuating upwards. The reason why you may be unable to consistently pin down a good deal on flight prices is comparison websites usually track your location and serve you prices based on where you are browsing from and the demand rate in your specific location. Flight comparison websites track your location using: Cookies:  Cookies track and store your browsing history, so comparison sites are able to detect when you query the search engines for the same search item several times and as such increase the price of available flights. IP Address:  Your IP address, also known as Internet Protocol, is arguably the easiest way travel sites are able to detect your location and therefore serve you diff

Tech: Google now notifies you of the best times to buy cheap flights

Price tracking in time for the holidays Google’s built-in flight-searching tool just got a big improvement with the  addition of price notifications . Now, when looking up the cost of future travel plans using its search engine, you may see a card pop up telling you when the fare is expected to expire and how much you’ll save by booking sooner rather than later. If you still want to wait to purchase the ticket, you can track the flight or route and receive notifications about fare increases. Google sources the information from historic data on flight costs, so it won’t be entirely accurate all of the time. However, it does offer a useful resource when trying to save a few bucks on flights during high-demand times of the year or when planning a trip far in advance. The company is also making an effort to improve Google Flights for mobile users, as it’s chosen to leave the feature as a part of the mobile web and not break it out as a standalone app. So you’ll be able to save and