The 6 best flight comparators for cheap travel

The flight comparator, the solution for finding those plane tickets at the best price!

Going on vacation by plane can be a real headache. How do you make sense of all the prices on offer? Instead of scouring airline websites one after the other, you can opt for flight comparators.

Flight comparison services find you the cheapest air ticket from the entire offer. They’re indispensable tools for saving time and money. Here, according to our editors, are the six best flight comparators that can help you.

Before starting to discover the best flight comparators on the market, we strongly advise you to carry out the same flight search on two or three different comparators, ideally among those listed here.

1. Ulysse

Comment utiliser Ulysse pour payer votre billet d’avion avec des chèques vacances ?

Photo credit: Ulysse

Created in 2017, Ulysse is a 100% French flight comparator! A favorite of the editors, Ulysse offers air tickets at the best prices, with a focus on the user experience. Indeed, while booking a plane ticket can be a real ordeal, Ulysse makes it a point of honor to facilitate the purchase of a plane ticket, to make it a real moment of pleasure and not a source of anxiety.

Ulysse offers a simple, reassuring platform for booking flights, but it’s not the only one. This flight comparator, with its excellent customer service, also offers gift cards. The principle is simple. As with all gift cards, all you have to do is choose the amount you wish to allocate to the gift voucher, and all the recipient has to do is use it when booking their next flight.

Ulysse’s final special feature concerns the payment methods it accepts. In just a few clicks, you can pay for your plane tickets with vacation vouchers. All you have to do is send them by post, and they will be converted into travel credits, which you can then use for your next destination.

2. Skyscanner

Kiwi, vols pas chers, billets d'avion

Skyscanner is the oldest of the six comparators we present. Founded in 2001, it offers (like its competitors) to find the cheapest plane tickets for a specific destination and date.

A very precise calculation method is used to analyze offers from airlines and travel sites. Its tool also allows you to search for a flight by week, month or year, as well as within a country or even worldwide. As long as you know which city you want to leave from, Skyscanner will find you all the flight options.

This method is completely free. Skyscanner is the world leader in this field, with 40 million monthly visitors. A site at the service of Internet users to find the cheapest flight while maintaining the criteria selected.

3. Kiwi.com

Kiwi.com, comparateur de vols pas chers

If you’re not already familiar with Kiwi.com, you’ll soon be. The real asset of this Czech-based comparator is its interactive map, which enables you to find the best prices on flights departing from a given geographical area: this could be a particular airport, a city, a country or even a larger or smaller radius that you define directly on the map.

This flight comparator is an inspiration engine. In addition to this fantastic tool, Kiwi.com compares flights, and you don’t have to leave the site: all the booking is done on Kiwi.com. So the process of booking your flight is fast.

Another of the site’s assets is the Kiwi Guarantee. In the event of a flight delay or cancellation, Kiwi offers you a replacement flight or a full refund of your ticket. In addition, if necessary, Kiwi will pay for accommodation, food and drink, and transportation to another airport. For all these reasons, we consider Kiwi.com to be one of the best flight comparators around.

4. Kayak

Kayak, vols pas chers, billets d'avion

Perhaps one of the best-known flight comparison services in France. Kayak was founded in 2004 in the United States. The site was launched in 2005. A very practical and efficient tool for comparing airfares to all destinations. The aim, of course, is to provide consumers with the cheapest flight.

Kayak has a very good reputation worldwide and with its customers. It has received numerous awards. It is therefore a major player in the search for the best travel deals. It provides the cheapest prices available, thanks to a precise calculation of the overall offer on the Internet. Kayak is one of the top two or three comparators to use when looking for a flight.

5. Momondo

Momondo, vols pas chers, billets d'avion

Momondo is a flight comparison service based in Denmark. Created in 2006, it has a code capable of analyzing fares presented on the Internet. An independent robot that delivers airfares without lies or conditions. Saving time and money on your wallet.

The analysis is very quick. Just enter your flight dates and times, and see the results. If you’re flexible in your criteria, you could make a very good deal thanks to the flair of Momondo’s robot. A site acclaimed by the international press. A free, simple and effective comparator for travelers. To find out more, read our review of Momondo.

6. Algofly

Algofly, comparateur de vols

The latest addition to the highly saturated flight comparison landscape, Algofly stands out for its algorithm (hence its name), since it won’t find you the best price for your plane ticket at the time of your search, but rather will find you the perfect moment to be sure of buying it for less. In other words, when you go to Algofly, you’ll leave your email address to be alerted when the price of your flight is at its lowest.

In fact, as we explained back in 2013, Algofly will track airfares thanks to statistical analysis and historical price trends, and send you an alert at the right moment. Very useful when you’re planning a trip a few months in advance!

Which flight comparator do you use to find the cheapest airfare?