What's a "good deal"?

Going uses sophisticated technology and real human experts to monitor flight deals across dozens of online booking sites. By signing up, you'll reimagine how far you can go with the deals we send departing from your selected US departure airports.

Our deals must pass our rigorous quality standards for price, airlines, routing and layovers, add-on fees, and more. It's a complex system, but if it's not a flight we'd recommend to our best friends, we don't send it to members.

Limited members receive a free sample of economy class deals taking off from up to 5 departure airports. Premium members take travel to new heights with 4x the deals, rare destinations, peak season tickets, and Mistake Fares. Elite members travel in style with everything Premium members get, plus all Mistake Fares across the country, deals in premium economy, business class, and first-class, and our new Points & Miles deals.


So, how long do deals last?

Each deal gives an estimated time frame for how long it may last. We do our best to estimate accurately, but deals are unpredictable. In general, deals last 1-2 days, but peak season, rare destination, and Mistake Fares may disappear within a few hours.

We suggest you book as soon as you find a deal that works for you, before the price jumps, because it may not be around if you wait. Keep in mind that when you book directly with the airline, there's a 24-hour window to get a refund if you decide you can't make the trip - check out our article on this rule here. If you see a deal online and can't book it, then the deal is already gone, and you're experiencing what's called a Ghost Fare 👀


Do you send last-minute deals?

Cheap, last-minute flights are rare. Airlines raise prices on unsold seats because business travelers, traveling on their company's dime, tend to wait until the last minute to book, so the price is not as much of a concern. 

For the best chance of finding a deal, we recommend booking at least two months before your departure date. The deals we find are generally bookable two to ten months in advance.

Of course, sometimes flying last minute is inevitable. Before you go 👉 check out our best tips for finding cheap, last-minute flights.

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