Flights: Search for cheap flights and latest airline offers

If you're looking for flights, you've come to the right place. Search flights to popular holiday destinations worldwide with major airlines and tour operators. Compare prices with online travel agents and airlines directly. Check out the latest special offers, sale promotions and deals from leading flight providers.

Latest flight deals and discounts

Browse the latest cheap flight deals from major airlines, including low cost and holiday carriers. Find limited time discounts, online only offers and any current sale offers right here:

  • Save on long haul flights in the Virgin Atlantic sale
  • Destinations include the USA, Asia & the Caribbean
  • Depart in 2016/2017 - prices from £360 per person
  • Save on short haul flights from £24.99 per person (one-way)
  • Fly from Gatwick, Manchester, Heathrow, Glasgow & more
  • Destinations include Majorca, Ibiza, Greece & the Canaries
  • Save on Etihad flights departing from the UK across the world
  • Fly to Abu Dhabi from £345 & Hong Kong from £440
  • Plus flights to Bangkok from £375 & Dubai from £375
  • Travel between 15th Jan & 30th Jun 2017 (inclusive)

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  • Save up to £30 per person on return flights with Thomson
  • Discount is automatically applied (£10 OFF from 1st May 2017)
  • Travel before 31st October 2017 (inclusive)

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  • Save up to 20% on Jet2 flights when you book online
  • Jet2 promo code is automatically applied
  • 20% OFF until 30th March 2017 (10% after)
  • Explore the best prices available from Emirates
  • Latest low fares for business & economy in the coming months
  • Fly to Dubai from £385 & Bangkok from £469 - return fares
  • Save on flights to the USA & Canada, including New York
  • Fly from the UK (via Dublin) from £199 one-way incl. taxes
  • Travel between 1st Nov 2016 & 31st Mar 2017 (inclusive)
  • Book flights from £30 (per person, one way, including taxes)
  • Destinations include Majorca, Alicante, Malaga & Faro
  • No Monarch discount code required - Black out periods apply
  • Travel between 1st Nov 2016 & 31st Mar 2017 (inclusive)
  • Save on flights to Hong Kong in the Cathay Pacific sale
  • Fly economy from £459 per person
  • Depart from Heathrow & Manchester
  • Explore the latest flight deals of the week with Skyscanner
  • Find the bargain fares to be had this month
  • Book last minute flights to destinations around the world

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How to find cheap flights

Finding the best value fare for your flight, be it anything from a domestic flight or long weekend to extended travel, can be a real headache. While there is no one rule that will guarantee you the cheapest flights around, there are a few general tips that could help you save when it comes to sniffing out cheap flights:

  • book in advance: typically the cost of flights goes up closer to departure, not down
  • do your research: check comparison and airline websites to see where you can get the best deal
  • use an online deal: browse the latest online flight offers to see if you could save by booking in a sale or with a specific discount code
  • be flexible: if you can fly at less sociable times then you will often find cheaper deals on the likes of mid week, early morning or late night flights
  • read the small print: check to see what is/isn't included with your booking such as luggage and meals

Skyscanner, a leading online flight comparison website, has a handy guide which shows the optimum time to book flights to popular destinations such as the US (21 weeks before), Spain (seven weeks before), Portugal (five weeks before), and more.

British Airways - Boeing 787 Dreamliner © British Airways
British Airways - Boeing 787 Dreamliner © British Airways

Another way you could save money is by booking your flight plus hotel or car hire in one go. British Airways and Thomson are just three of the brands which have many offers for those able to combine their flight with an extra travel essential.

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Airlines, low cost carriers and comparison sites

Where you want to go will, to an extent, determine the cost of your flight in two ways: by popularity and distance. If it's a popular destination with many airlines covering the route then fares are likely to be more competitive, and you may even find great late deals.

Norwegian Air 787 Dreamliner © Boeing
Norwegian Air 787 Dreamliner © Boeing

However, if it's somewhere slightly off the beaten track, further afield, or perhaps just out of season, you are more likely to find expensive fares with less competition to help keep things affordable. Browse our dedicated brand pages to stay on top of the latest offers from leading airlines, low cost carriers, and comparison websites, including:

Major long and short haul airlines

Low cost and holiday carriers

Comparison websites and booking agents

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Flights from UK airports

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