How many times have you shopped for airfares online, thought you had found a winner, and then discovered with several more clicks through an airline website that baggage fees or other charges made the flight far more expensive? I've found such searches frustrating. And finding out which amenities you will have on your flight, including whether there is a meal service, can also be time-consuming. But now with Google Flights, you can easily find that information after you select a specific flight. Like Skyscanner, which I still like because it includes searches for low-budget airlines, Google Flights also shows you the cheapest tickets offered during the month.
The Google trip app for your smartphone also has some upgrades. The new benefits are are outlined here in The New York Times. Take a look!