How to Book Flight Tickets Online?

Taking a flight soon, but the booking process got you confused? Well, we have all been there. 

With countless websites, airlines, and deals to sift through, it can be challenging to make a decision. Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or a first-timer, navigating the world of flight bookings can be a task. But don’t worry, with a little research and preparation, you can find the best deal and have a stress-free booking experience.

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Here’s how to book flight tickets online in a few easy steps. 

1. Search for flights in advance: Before we dive into how to book an air ticket, it’s necessary to know when to book one. Airfares tend to increase closer to the flying date and during popular travel times like the festive season, holidays and even long weekends. So, you need to book your flight in advance to get the best price.

For international flights, purchase your tickets as early as possible, especially if you are flying to a remote destination with only one or two airports nearby. If you are unsure about your flying date and may have to change it later, you can opt for the Flex feature offered by ixigo. It allows date, sector and airline change to the passengers.

2. Compare prices: Before you make the flight booking, make sure you are getting the lowest price possible. For this, you can scan through different Online Travel Agency (OTA) websites and apps and take advantage of the available discounts. ixigo is one of the leading travel aggregates that provides the best fares with benefits like free cancellation and date, airline and sector change. You can check out our offers page while booking your flight.

3. Register with the OTA platform: Next, you need to sign up for the OTA with your email address and mobile number. Create an account and verify your email address, if required. Registering on ixigo is fast and easy. It can be done via the website or the ixigo flights app.

Bonus tip: Check your email once you are done signing up for a first-user coupon code 😀

4. Enter your trip details: Now, enter your origin and destination city, the date of departure and return (if applicable), the number of passengers and the travel class. Then, hit the “Search” button. A list of flights will appear. Use the filter option to refine the results. You can filter the results on ixigo by the airline, departure times, the number of stops, prices, and whether or not the flight is refundable.

5. Pick an airline and start the booking process: Choose a flight that suits you the best. Check the stops if you are taking a connecting flight and the time it’d take for you to reach the destination. Also, check the baggage allowance and move ahead with the booking. Enter your personal details.

6. Select your seat: Many airlines allow you to select a seat at the time of booking. You can choose a window, aisle or middle seat as per your preference. If you wish to upgrade to a seat with extra legroom, you can do so by paying an additional fee.

You can also choose a seat during web check-in, which usually begins 48 hours before the flight’s departure. Check-in as soon as possible to ensure that you get the best seats on the plane. If you don’t have the time, we recommend using our smart check-in feature, which will check you in as soon as the window opens.

7. Choose or decline the add-ons: Add-ons are optional services that can be added to your ticket for an extra fee, such as meal pre-booking, extra luggage, priority boarding, seat reservation, and travel insurance. To know more about these options, visit your airline’s official website. You have the flexibility to choose or decline these services according to your preferences.

8. Book your ticket: Now, double-check your flight and personal details thoroughly. Check if your visa is valid in case you are travelling internationally. If you are unsure about your travel plans opt for ixigo Flex or AssuredAdditionally, you may be able to take advantage of ongoing offers and discounts to save money on your ticket. Finally, carefully review the charges and proceed to make the payment once you’re satisfied that everything is correct.

9. Check your confirmation receipt: Once the payment has been made, you will receive a confirmation message on your email and also on WhatsApp with your flight details. And voila, that’s how to book a flight. 😀 Mark the received message as important so you can easily refer to it later.

To know if your flight is on time, you can use the ixigo’s live flight tracker,which provides real-time updates. 

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