Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2011
TripAdvisor has launched its flight search engine in Ireland on tripadvisor.ie.
It was already available to customers in the UK and the US.
Travellers can find flights from hundreds of carriers including Aer Lingus, British Airways, bmi, easyjet and Virgin Atlantic, plus flights listed by travel companies including Expedia, lastminute, edreams, Bravofly and Wegolo.
The search engine features a Fees Estimator, designed to help travellers better understand the true cost of their flight with airline and credit card fees included, in a single display.
It also offers thousands of airline ratings from real fliers, so travellers can compare airlines across eight flight experience categories,
By Bev Fearis
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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.