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 flights in 2017/2018 with Virgin Atlantic sale offers
  • Return fares from the UK start from £378 per person
  • Book flights to the USA, Asia & the Middle East

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  • Save on flights to the USA including New York & Boston
  • Fly from the UK (via Dublin) from £199 one-way incl. taxes
  • Fares based on return. No Aer Lingus promo code required
  • Travel before 31st October 2017 (inclusive)
  • Save on flights to the USA with Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Fly to Orlando, Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Miami & LA
  • Flight prices from just £179.99 one way
  • Explore the best prices available from Emirates
  • Latest low fares for business & economy in the coming months
  • Return flights to Dubai from £329 & Bangkok from £499
  • Save on winter sun holidays with the latest BA sale offers
  • Holidays to Europe in 2017/2018 from £105 per person
  • Worldwide destinations from £486 per person
  • Save on flights to worldwide destinations with KLM
  • Abu Dhabi from £259, Jo'burg from £379 & Tehran from £249
  • Plus more flights to Africa, Asia & the Middle East
  • Save on worldwide flights from the UK with Qatar Airways
  • Bangkok from £450, Goa from £461 & Hong Kong from £472
  • Depart from Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham & Edinburgh
  • Find flights to Canada from London Heathrow with Air Canada
  • Fly to Calgary, Montreal, Toronto & Vancouver
  • Search for flights on specific dates to see fare options
  • Browse the latest special offers & deals from Royal Brunei
  • Find the lowest fares by destination departing from Heathrow
  • Fly to Dubai, Melbourne, Bali, Ho Chi Minh City & more
  • Save on long haul flights from Manchester in 2017/2018
  • Fly to Houston from £355 & Bangkok from £450
  • Plus Bali from £515, Singapore from £545 & more
  • Travel before 4th December 2018 (inclusive)
  • Save £30 per person on return flights with Thomson in 2017
  • Discount is automatically applied when you book online
  • Travel before 31st October 2017 (inclusive)

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  • Save on Ryanair flights - Prices from £9.99 one way
  • Book flights to destinations across Europe with Ryanair
  • No Ryanair discount code required
  • Save on flights worldwide with the latest Air France sale offers
  • Book Air France flights to Europe, South America, Asia & Africa
  • Flights depart from the UK via Paris, France
  • Save on flights to Europe with the latest Flybe sale offers
  • Prices from £24.99 one way - No Flybe promo code required
  • Flybe operate from many regional UK airports

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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.

Meanwhile, KAYAK's innovative Explore map allows you to find your perfect destination based on budget and flight time. Simply enter your departure airport, prefered dates of travel, how much you'd like to spend and max flight time, and KAYAK will show you all the options that meet your criteria.

KAYAK Explore map: Flights by Budget © KAYAK
KAYAK Explore map: Flights by Budget © KAYAK

Whether it's a short weekend flight to Europe or flights to the beaches of the Caribbean, you'll quickly see what's available with the results displayed on an interactive map. KAYAK's Explore tool is an easy way to see how much fares to destinations around the world cost at that given time.

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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