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Google adds more tools to help you find travel deals

Google adds more tools to help you find travel deals
From Engadget - December 14, 2017

Google says Flights uses machine learning and statistical analysis of historical data for its predictions. The company is not actually privy to airline sales and price increases, so the service's advice might not always be accurate. But those tips, which you can see under your results within Flight's interface, can help you decide whether to pull the trigger or wait a little more before buying tickets.

Before you book those flights, though, search for hotels on Google first. Your results will now come with a warning if room rates are higher than usual. An advisory somewhere at the top part of your results will also reveal whether it's peak travel period to your chosen destination, due to a holiday, an event or big conventions and conferences. In case prices do not fit your budget, you can toggle on an option that sends you email price alerts instead. For now, you will have to be on mobile to see that price alert feature, but it will come out for desktop next year.

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