If you’re a deal hound, you’ve probably been using Google Flights to find cheap fares since 2011, when the service launched. And if you really know what you're doing, you know exactly when to book.
But now Google’s announced an updated version of its deal finder with new, money-saving features that include the ability to search for fares months in advance, a lowest fare graph that displays how prices vary day-by-day, and even a “tip” that suggests ways to save on airfare by flying on a different day or from another airport. You can also set preferences (such as non-stop flights) to tailor your search results.
Here are a few key ways to make the most of the new-and-improved service.