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Attention Vacation Travelers:
FareCompare.com adds on Twittering and now delivers 3 Ways to Find the Cheapest Airfare
(July 8, 2009 – Dallas, TX) Looking for cheap airfare for summer vacation? Farecompare.com has expanded real-time alerts to include usage of Twitter medium, specifically designed to build on the benefits of today’s social media tools with a new approach to user experience and intuitive ways to help customers make better airfare purchasing decisions.
FareCompare’s real-time one-click to savings’ tools and alerts make it super-simple to get the best deals first. Airline passengers will then have the advantage of being first in line to grab them.
The latest numbers from Nielsen Online indicate that Twitter grew 1,382% February 2008-February 2009, registering a total of just more than 7 million unique visitors in the US. FareCompare is excited to take part in this growth and be able to offer tweet alerts.
“The internet is ever changing and evolving. Social media sites are becoming a big part of everyday life for millions of air travelers,” says Rick Seany, CEO. “FareCompare works hard to adapt to new technology advances, offering not only instantaneous data but choices in how to receive it.”
Ready to save time and money on every flight? Here’s how easy it is: 1 – 2 – 3
- Follow FareCompare on Twitter- and get real-time tweets with cheap deals from a specified airport. Air travelers follow the tweets from their home airport – for example, @flyfromDFW (Dallas), @flyfromFLL (Ft. Lauderdale), and @flyfromNYC (the greater New York airports). ‘Tweeters’ receive real-time tweets on just the flight deals from those specified airports, cutting out unwanted ‘noise’. FareCompare has indexed deals from more than 100 airports in the US and Canada – so finding the right airport is easy (www.farecompare.com/twitter). And just like the email alerts, FareCompare’s one-click to savings’ technology puts shoppers directly on the easy-to-use travel calendar, to quickly and easily find the best prices for flights.
- Sign up for FareCompare.com real-time alerts. Go to FareCompare website and click on signup. The consumer sets an alert for their favorite trips and receives an email the very moment the price drops. (www.farecompare.com/signup) One-click to savings’ technology takes shoppers directly to an easy-to-use travel calendar – a quick and easy way to find the best price for their trip.
- Use the FareCompare Deal Finder. On FareCompare website, one-click to savings’ technology finds deals anywhere the traveler wants to fly. The consumer can quickly find cheap deals from their home airport to beaches and spas and golf resorts around the world – plus every family-friendly vacation destination they’ve been dreaming of. FareCompare’s Deal Finder (//www.farecompare.com/dealfinder) finds these deals instantly – to specific cities, at the prices they choose.
“FareCompare finds the best fares first, plain and simple” shares Rick Seaney, FareCompare CEO. “Our sophisticated software systems combine with ITA’s QPX technology to find the best air travel deals to your favorite destinations – at about a billion combinations per query – so you get up-to-the-minute answers in real-time. And that’s important because the cheapest seats disappear fast – but with real-time technology, you’ll know about these deals first”
FareCompare.com is an independent airfare shopping site with the all the tools necessary to help consumers find the best deals available quickly and easily – and find them first. That’s because FareCompare is not the typical airfare “meta search” comparison shopping site.
Every day, FareCompare processes feeds from more than 500 airlines – totaling more than 270,000 destinations worldwide – making FareCompare a comprehensive one-stop airfare shopping experience. Plus, FareCompare’s proprietary software and robust processing power delivers a speedy and easy shopping experience.