I love to travel, but I know how prohibitively expensive it can be. Thankfully, the internet has given us myriad ways to make it more affordable: Skyscanner, HotelTonight, Scott’s Cheap Flights… even Groupon. Now we can add BoltFare to that list.
Boltfare is a pretty nifty Facebook Chatbot that can find you ultra-cheap fares without you having to do anything. Just tell it where your home airport is, and where you want to go.
Within one hour of me first using it, BoltFare had found me an itinerary that cost just £309 (roughly $383), and gave me a 3 nights in Amsterdam, followed by ten nights in Panama City, and finally two nights in Paris. It was a pretty sweet deal, and I must confess, I was tempted.
Searching for the same itinerary but on a later date would have cost me in the vicinity of £1200 ($1500) to £2000 ($2500).
For most people, Boltfare’s free plan is enough: it lets you search for one destination at a time. It’s worth pointing out that by destination, the makers of Boltfare don’t necessarily mean a particular city. It could be a wider area, like Europe. It also includes three deal notifications per month.
There’s also a premium plan that costs $5 per month. This comes with unlimited destinations and notifications, which is ideal for those with lots of flexibility and plenty of vacation time.
Give it a go in Messenger by clicking here.