Skyscanner vs Momondo

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What’s the difference between Skyscanner and Momondo, and should it affect who you book with?

Both Skyscanner and Momondo give you the opportunity to compare the costs of flights, hotels and car hire around the world.

But do they differ in any way? We compare the comparers below.

Skyscanner vs Momondo

FeatureSkyscannerMomondoVerdict
What can I book?
  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Car hire
  • Train tickets, through the app
  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Car hire
  • Train tickets
Both compare a similar range of products.
Can I price match?No.Yes, for hotels.Momondo offers a price matchinside a 24-hour window.
Is there lay-by or a payment plan?No.No.Neither offers payment plans.
Any booking fees?No.No.Neither charges booking fees.
Are there baggage fees?Baggage fees are dependent on the airline and third party Skyscanner directs you to.Baggage fees are dependent on the airline and third party Momondo directs you to.
Is there online chat?No.No.Neither offers online chat.
Is there an app?Yes.Yes.Both have apps.
Is there a loyalty scheme?No.No.Neither runs a loyalty scheme.
What are my payment options?Payments are dependent on the third party Skyscanner directs you to.Payments are dependent on the third party Momondo directs you to.Payment options are the same and reliant on third parties.
Can I book round the world fares?No.No.Neither offers off-the-peg round the world fares.
Can I book multiple destinations?Yes.Yes.Both sites let you book multi-city trips.
Any features to find the best price?Cheapest flight of the month calendar, price drop alerts and a map view of cheap flight fares from your city of origin.Fare alerts, price calendar, Best Flight feature that balances cost and flight time.Both offer an extensive number of tools to help you find the top price.
Is there a deals section? Can I use promo codes?The homepage reveals some of the best-priced fares available. As Skyscanner doesn't take bookings it doesn't use promo codes.Momondo doesn't have a dedicated deals page or section. As it doesn't take bookings it also doesn't use promo codes.It's easier to find deals with Skyscanner.

Who offers the best price?

The verdict?

Skyscanner showed the cheapest flight, but the difference was less than $10. Being such a small margin, it's worth searching both if you have dates and destinations in mind to see which comes out cheaper for your situation.


Which offers a wider range of airlines?

Both websites offer the opportunity to search for flights with more than 1,000 airlines.

The verdict?

Both offer great variety when it comes to finding flights, with all major Australian airlines accounted for.


What are deals like?

Momondo doesn't have a deals section on its website or publish special offers on its social media sites, while Skyscanner keeps you updated on the cheapest flights and latest deals in its newsletter.

The verdict?

Skyscanner publicises its lowest fares as top deals whereas Momondo relies on its search feature to showcase the top offers.


Top Skyscanner and Momondo deals

Deal

Up to 50% off Qantas flights

Expires 28 Feb 2022
Available on flights until 28 February 2022 to destinations including Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Hamilton Island, Cairns, Darwin, Broome and more.
Deal

Thailand flights from $458 return

Verified Today
Available on select dates in May. Sample price is Melbourne to Phuket.
Deal

Hawaii flights from $422 return

Verified Today Expires 21 Jan 2022
Available for fights in October - December 2022. Sample price departs from Melbourne. Other flights include Sydney-Honolulu from $449 return.
Deal

Thailand flights from $337 return

Verified Today Expires 23 Jan 2022
Available for fights in February - March 2022. Sample price departs from Perth. Other flights include Melbourne-Phuket Island from $375 return.
Deal

Berlin flights from $692 return

Verified Today Expires 23 Jan 2022
Available for fights in February - March 2022. Sample price departs from Melbourne. Other flights include Sydney-Berlin from $729 return.
Deal

Greece flights from $773 return

Verified Today Expires 23 Jan 2022
Available for fights in March - April 2022. Sample price departs from Melbourne. Other flights include Perth-Athens from $789 return.
Deal

Canada flights from $1,682 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 31 Jan 2022
Available for flights on select dates in March 2022. Sample fare departs from Melbourne to Vancouver with Air Canada. Destinations include Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal, Calgary and more.
Deal

Cuba flights from $1,968 return

Verified 4 days ago Expires 28 Jan 2022
Available on flights from February – May 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Havana. Other destinations include Varadero, Santa Clara and more.
Deal

London flights from $843 return

Expires 21 Jan 2022
Available on select flight dates from January – September 2022. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Scoot and Ryanair.
Deal

Denmark flights from $841 return

Expires 21 Jan 2022
Available on select travel dates from January – June 2022 departing from Sydney and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Copenhagen.
Deal

Flights to Fiji from $305 return

Expires 21 Jan 2022
Available on select travel dates until September 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Melbourne and more.
Deal

Melbourne flights from $66 return

Expires 18 Jan 2022
Available on flights from January – March 2022, including Australia Open. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar.
Deal

Flights to Hong Kong from $1,065 return

Expires 28 Feb 2022
Available on Cathay Pacific flights until 28 February 2022. Sample fare is Perth-Hong Kong. Other flights depart from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and more.
Deal

Hong Kong flights from $2,023 return

Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available for travel until 31 August 2022 with Cathay Pacific. Sample fare departs from Perth. Other flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

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