I am not a magician, but I do have some skills. So I have decided to tell everyone about how I find deals to save friends and family.
Since I was in college, I have helped several people make flight arrangements. It has become an investigative science for me. So here is my 'process' to find flight deals.
Step 1: Go to a site that can discount flights.
Step 2: Analyze what airlines fly to your destination. (get the flight numbers)
Step 3: Go to the airline website and check the price. Often the airline websites have even better prices than some of the websites like Expedia and Yahoo.
Step 4: If you still can't find the price you want, checkout Priceline and try to name your price.
Step 5: Book your flight on the website that provides you the best price.
Look on the destination airport website to determine if some other airlines that aren't able to be booked on some websites fly to the airport - Think Allegiant, Sun Country, and Spirit.
World Airport Guide
ALWAYS sign up for frequent flier benefits, even if you only fly once a year. They can add up quickly.
I hope you enjoy my secrets, and put them to the test.