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Travel smart: guide to OTAs (online travel agents) on Skyscanner

Ever tried booking on Skyscanner and was redirected to complete your booking on an online travel agent that you've not heard of? Don't worry, as Skyscanner searches over 1,200 trusted airline sites and international OTA partners. These OTA partners not only offer amazing travel deals, but also help to ease your travel worries via cheap hotel rates and the occasional lower transaction cost. So fret not if you're searching for cheap flights for your holiday and see unknown names. Here's a handy guide to the OTAs on Skyscanner:

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Expedia

Expedia

This American-based OTA is the parent to several globally known Online Travel Agents, including expedia.com, hotels.com and more. Originally a division within Microsoft, since 1996 this brand has been leveraging their technological expertise to find the best deals for travellers. Currency is displayed and cleared in Malaysian Ringgit.
Website: Expedia
Contact form here
Phone: +603 7724 9556
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm

BudgetAir

BudgetAir

As part of the Travix International B.V., BudgetAir is tied in to a massive portfolio of websites operating worldwide. Specialising in flights, hotels and rental cars, BudgetAir promises 100% secure booking. With its massive database of accommodation, BudgetAir can surely find you the best place to rest your weary head after a perfectly priced flight. Currency is displayed and cleared in Malaysian Ringgit.
_Website: BudgetAir
Contact form here
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 9am – 6pm_

PYO Travel

PYO Travel

PYO Travel, standing for Plan Your Own, has local offices throughout east and southeast Asia, Australia the UK and the US. Since their founding in 2006, they have specialised in mid-tier travel and focusing on 2 to 4-star hotels, as well as backpackers and solo business travellers. For cosy accommodation and hotels that won’t break the bank, PYO Travel is a consistently reliable option. Currency is displayed and cleared in Ringgit.
Website: PYO Travel
Email: support@my.pyotravel.com
Phone: +603-2170 2121 / 016-920 2362
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6:15pm; Saturday 9:30am – 1pm

Bravofly

Bravofly

Swiss OTA Bravofly has a wife portfolio of travel-related businesses and services 10 million customers yearly. Operating since 2004, they have amassed a large portfolio of travel-related brands, and also strongly believes in corporate social responsibility. Currency is displayed and cleared in Malaysian ringgit.
Website: Bravofly
Contact form here
Phone: +60 3 2788 4550 (Malaysia); +39 0423 40 2040 (Worldwide)
Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm

GotoGate

 

GotoGate

In business since 1989, this Swedish firm is a well-respected one-stop OTA for all your travel needs.They fill the equivalent of 70 737s each day, and have been in business since the late 80s. Currency is displayed in Malaysian Ringgit and cleared in US dollars.
Website: GotoGate
Contact form here
Phone: +60 392 121 602 (Malaysia); +39 0423 40 2040 (Worldwide)
Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm

 

Mytrip

Mytrip

Mytrip offers assistance to plan your entire trip. It is based in Athens, Greece, and targets various groups of clients, from families looking to plan their summer break to individuals planning a quick getaway with friends. With Mytrip, you can research, plan, and book all your required travel needs. Currency can be displayed and cleared in Malaysian Ringgit.
Website: Mytrip
Phone: +44 8447747881 (UK); +39 0423 40 2040 (Worldwide)
Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 1pm – 11pm; Saturday 1:30pm – 7pm

FlightNetwork

FlightNetwork

FlightNetwork is Canada’s largest locally-owned OTA, in business since 1998, and can help with all aspects of your trip, from insurance to cars and hotels. With year-round travel support, trained staff are on hand to assist you at any time of day or night, no matter what happens. Currency is displayed in Malaysian Ringgit and cleared in Australian dollars.
Website: FlightNetwork
Contact form here
Phone: +61 2 8806 3764 (Australia), +1 905 829 8699 (USA)
Operating hours: 24 hours

ebookers

ebookers

Based in London, the company’s roots go back nearly 40 years, when they were a brick and mortar travel agents in Earl’s Court, and this experience shows in their customer service. As part of the Orbitz family, they give you amazing access to one of the largest networks of travel providers in the world, and can leverage these relationships into discounts of up to 75% off the regular price. Currency is displayed and cleared in UK Pounds.
Website: ebookers
Contact form here
Phone: +44 203 788 4832 (UK)
Operating hours: 24 hours

airtickets

airtickets

airtickets can handle all aspects of your next trip, from tickets rentals and transfers to hotels, tours and activities no matter where you’re planning to go. With 14 years in the industry under its belt, airtickets is spearheading the expansion of tourism in lovely and overlooked southeastern Europe. Currency is displayed and cleared in Euros.
Website: airtickets
Email: info@airtickets.com
Phone: +44 (203) 432 8090
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours

Kiwi.com

Kiwi.com

Originally known as Skypicker, this OTA has officially changed its name to Kiwi.com. From their humble beginnings in 2012, they have since expanded to 560 employees and are making waves in the industry. Powered by unique algorhithms that will help you find the best way from point A to point B (and beyond), Kiwi.com brings together all conceivable partners for a great flight experience. Currency is displayed and cleared in Malaysian Ringgit.
Website: Kiwi.com
Contact form here
Phone: +60 1548770806 (Malaysia)
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours

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Published in September 2016. All prices are lowest estimated prices only and are subject to change. Charges may vary if you book through an online travel agent. Always check the official terms and conditions applicable to get up to date information.
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