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Kayak not accurate
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2012, 07:50:25 PM »
Sorry to go OT but do you know if it earns miles? The ticket is about $300 less than other sites so there must be some catch.
I think that the way kayak checks inventory in not correct.

They don't actually look if it's really available so they are quoting a price for a lower class and it's not really available.

A common airline to have this issue is with Al Italia.

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Re: Kayak not accurate ...
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2012, 01:32:29 AM »
I have noticed that Kayak is often not accurate. I often search for tickets to Israel and when I click on the low fare kayak has posted, it is not available for the price Kayak quotes.  This is especially true for the very low fares and the lowest fares you see on their month / fare / calendar...

Many times when I search flights on Kayak and then select the flight the actual price is way off from what kayak quoted me. Sometimes I get a message that the price has changed and other times nothing. Have other people noticed this, and what would you say the flight search engine of choice is.

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2012, 06:52:45 PM »
im trying to book a flight for someone from SCL to EZE, on kayak US it quotes me $249 with LAN airlines, on kayak brazil site it quotes me $387 brazilian reals which is about U$D115 and when i click on the link it sends me to the same LAN website again for $249 dollars.
there must be a offer somewhere for $115 but not sure where kayak brazil is finding it.

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2012, 06:54:40 PM »
$387 brazilian reals which is about U$D115
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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #19 on: August 02, 2012, 09:36:43 PM »
387.00 BRL   =   188.812 USD
Brazilian Real   ↔   US Dollar
1 BRL = 0.487888 USD   1 USD = 2.04965 BRL
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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2012, 10:37:53 PM »
woops, not really sure why and how i wrote these numbers....
the ticket is R$357 = U$175

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2012, 11:05:46 PM »
after comparing the US kayak site and the Brazilian kayak site and changing the dates around with LAN i realized that the Brazilian Kayak site quotes me the base price of the flight w/o any taxes while the US kayak gives me the final price including all taxes and fees.

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2012, 08:41:29 AM »
Does anyone know the updated list of airlines which Kayak does not include in their searches?

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2012, 03:21:52 PM »
Does anyone know the updated list of airlines which Kayak does not include in their searches?

In the us, they don't include allegiant and southwest.

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2012, 02:54:13 PM »
In the us, they don't include allegiant and southwest.

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #25 on: November 06, 2012, 02:56:46 PM »
same problem with hotels, kayak is completely inaccurate
with hotels evrytime the price jumps on me :(

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #26 on: April 09, 2013, 05:56:32 AM »
whyaich booked for me a kayak price qoute that when i tried to book it - it priced higher- but he somehow took off another $150! That how i became Whyaich obsessed!

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Re: Kayak not accurate
« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2013, 10:47:15 AM »
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