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Weird fares are shown on Google Flights

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Carsten B, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Carsten B

    Carsten B New Member

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    Is anyone having the same problem as I do: when I try a search using Google Flights, I get fares that are cheaper than the actual price. A recent search for a Business class flight from HAM to LAX returned a price of EUR 1694. I chose the outbound flight, the resukt is still 1694 EUR. I select the return segment (shown as EUR 1694,00) and suddenly the price jumps up to more tham 4000 EUR. The same happened a couple days ago with a KLM flight. I cleared the history of my browser, used a different browser, deleted cookies - same results. Is that part of Googles business model?
  2. rickyw

    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    I think Google often shows incorrect fares unfortunately. It’s still a great tool to search fares, but since Google isn’t actually selling the tickets, you can never be sure until you click through to booking...
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