Can’t book a deal directly from Google Flights ?
Sometimes, it is not possible to buy a deal found on Google Flights because you have to call a travel agent according to the flight numbers listed. Unfortunately, I did once call an agent when this happened to me, but it was impossible for him to get the same price displayed on Google Flights.
Example of a good deal without the possibility of buying directly from Google Flights:
Yes! There is a solution!
The only way to get this cheap multi-destination flights to Manila and Seoul for only $ 752 CAD above is to apply a script through an extension on your browser that will give you the ability to buy this trip directly from the Matrix Airfare Search engine instead.
You need to download the following extension: ITA Matrix Powertools for your preferred browser:
- Chrome: Chrome Web Store
- Firefox (and Firefox for Android): Firefox Add-ons
- Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge Addons
- Opera Opera Addons
After activating ITA Matrix Powertools on your browser, go to the Matrix Airfare Search engine, if you see the script version in the top right corner of the page, script is working and activated.
With the script installed, you can now purchase flights directly from the Matrix Airfare Search site with booking links to airlines, online travel agencies (OTAs) and metasearch engines.
Therefore, you must redo the same search as the one you did on Google Flights, enter precisely the same information on the Matrix Airfare Search engine, with exactly the same flight numbers, airport codes and dates. It has to be the same as the search on Google Flights above.
If you do not know the carrier codes for example, here with Asiana 703 = OZ703 or Air Canada code = AC061, you can search all carrier codes here on this site here –> Airline and Location Code Search
You must click on the “Advanced routing codes” option to enter the carrier codes and flight numbers exactly as in the search on Google Flights above.
I copied exactly the same Google Flights trip result on the Matrix Airfare Search engine, with exactly the same carrier and flight codes.
Here is the result with the script running on Matrix Airfare Search Engine, you can see multiple links to buy the flights in question, not possible on Google Flights.
There you have it, just click on of those links to get the deal in question, like with Air Canada website when clicking on the “+” next to the Air Canada link, then choose “CA” to get the price in Canadian dollars for an example…
Et voilà ! You can now book this great deal to Manila and Seoul from Montreal for only $ 751 CAD 🙂
By the way,
this deal is currently working ! So, if you’ve found a bargain, but cannot be purchased directly from Google Flights or elsewhere, You have now an option to do it with Matrix Airfare Search engine and the ITA Matrix Powertools extension on your browser.