At Priceline you specify a
desired price and wait to see if an offer is made.
Regular Airline Internet Specials
Several airlines post last minute specials that are only available
through the internet. Check them for that spur of the moment travel
event. Some have registration for regular email updates. Of course
you can access the complete schedules of these airlines from these
sites. Search for special deals, some internet only, through Airlines
of the Web or Webflyer.
Scheduled Flights; Quotes and Reservations
The Apollo, SABRE, Worldspan and Amadeus reservation systems have the widest
presence at the present time. You can access them through any number of
travel services that provide a link. New users might be advised to try
several systems to find the one most suited to your user preferences and
destinations. In most cases you can use the on-line options to quickly
locate flight options but you may want to go off-line to bargain for the
best prices. The airline
online FAQ has a section devoted to these services and you might check
there for fresh infromation and other sites.
Some well known booking services include Cheaptickets, Travelocity and TripWeb.