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first_img RelatedTravel Glossary – airline jargon explainedSkyscanner has put together a list of travel-related words, phrases and acronyms to help you plan your journey.Revealed: flight-booking hacks that can save you cash in 2019Back in the day, smart travellers could make savings by flying out on Tuesdays instead of the weekend, or switching to smaller airports. But times change – and so do airline pricing models. We analysed three years of Skyscanner booking data, and discovered some surprising new money-saving tricks.All you need to know about Air Passenger DutyFrom 1st April 2018, taxes on air travel in the UK (excluding Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands) will be changing. Whilst Air Passenger Duty (APD) for short-haul flights remains the same, the APD for long-haul flights is creeping up from £75 to £78 for economy class and from £150… Only 22% of users said that they would pay more to fly direct.Further breakdown of the statistics revealed that 32% would fly indirect on long/medium haul flights but not on short haul, 22% would fly indirect on flights that had a stopover of less than four hours, and 23% actually consider a stopover a bonus, as they may get to see another city.Barry Smith, Skyscanner co-founder and director said:“One of the most popular features on Skyscanner is the ability to check indirect flight prices alongside direct routes, and mix and match flights from different carriers. You can make big savings on flights if you’re prepared to make a stopover especially on medium or long haul routes, and some people use the connection time to get out of the airport and visit a new city.”ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 77% of air travellers will take an indirect flight if it means getting a cheaper airfare, a recent survey on travel site Skyscanner, has revealed.last_img