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How to Set Price Alerts on Skyscanner to get the Best Airfare Available

Here is your step-by-step guide to setting up a price alert on Skyscanner to find the cheapest flights and best deals year-round.

Great flight deals should never be missed! We’ll show you how to set up a Skyscanner price alert on your desktop or mobile device so you can be alerted when an airfare rises or falls. That way you can save money when you book your next flight.

How to Set Up a Price Alert in 5 Simple Steps:

Step 1. Visit the website or your Skyscanner app.           

Step 2. Fill in your flight destination and dates and click Search Flights.

How to set up a price alert for flights.

Step 3. From the search results page click Get Price Alerts in the top left corner.

How to set up a price alert for flights.

Step 4. Sign up with your Google or Facebook account, or your email address. You’ll receive an email to confirm your registration.

Skyscanner price alert sign-up options.

Step 5. Sit back and relax. Skyscanner price alerts will be delivered as soon as they change, so you can book your trip.

Price Alert Tip: If you aren’t sure which airport to fly out of, you can still set up a price alert for the city. That way you’ll receive price alerts for flights to all airports in your choice destination, increasing your odds of scoring a good deal.

Can I Set Up a Price Alert on My Phone?

You can create price alerts on your phone when you download the Skyscanner app. Simply make a flight search on the app and within the results screen, select the bell icon on the bottom left corner.

You will then be prompted to log in or create an account in order to receive Skyscanner price alert notifications when the price of your flight rises or falls. Skyscanner will track the flight of your choice so you can book as soon as the price drops!

Why Should I Use Price Alerts?

Airfare can fluctuate on a daily—and sometimes hourly—basis. Price alerts for flights take away the hassle of tracking these changes. Instead of searching for the same flight over and over, you can let Skyscanner do all the work for you.

Once you sign up for Skyscanner’s price alerts, you will get notified whenever the price of your desired flight has increased or decreased. This means that you get all the information to book your flight at the right moment, without needing to constantly check if the price has changed.

Travel Tip: If your travel dates are flexible, try a Whole Month Search. This Skyscanner feature helps you find the cheapest time to travel. Once you’ve found the cheapest time, you can set up a price alert for the flight.

Planning a last-minute trip? Don’t fret. Check out Skyscanner’s tips on how to find the cheapest last-minute flights.

Piggy bank and alarm clock. How to Set Price Alerts for Flights on Skyscanner.
How to Set Price Alerts for Flights on Skyscanner

How Do Price Alerts Work?

Think of Skyscanner as your personal flight tracker. Skyscanner price checks with 1,200 travel companies, monitoring up’s and down’s so that you can find the best price available. When you set a price alert, Skyscanner will keep you informed so you can decide when you’re ready to book your trip.

There’s no limit to setting price alerts. Follow the price trends for all your favourite destinations until you’re ready to book! Fly to your dream destination without peace of mind that you booked the best deal.

Travel tip: Need some destination inspiration? Search “Everywhere” as your travel destination. Skyscanner will show you the places with the best deals. If you like what you find, create a price alert!