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

SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights within Australia from $25 each way

Available on flights until December 201. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Destinations include Gold Coast, Ballina, Brisbane, Hobart, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and more.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Jetstar sale: Australia-wide flights from $32 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Whitsundays, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Darwin, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights within Australia from $32 each way with Jetstar

Available on flights from July 2021 - March 2022 to destinations including Sydney, Launceston, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Hobart, Uluru, Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Darwin and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Up to 50% off: Qantas flights from $70 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to destinations including Sydney, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Launceston, Canberra, Darwin, Broome, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights between Sydney and Melbourne from $39 each way

Available on Rex Airline select flights in 2021.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

New Zealand flights from $280 return

Available on flights until March 2022. Destinations include Queenstown, Christchurch, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Auckland with Jetstar.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Worldwide flights from $211 return

Available on select flights until March 2022. Destinations include Indonesia, Malaysia, USA, Hong Kong, Canada, Maldives, United Kingdom, Spain, Greece, Peru and more. Sample fare is Darwin-Singapore.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights to Cooma from $98 each way

Available on flights until August 2021 departing from Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Cooma with Rex Airlines.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Alice Springs flights from $110 each way

Available on select flights until March 2022 departing from Melbourne, Sydney Brisbane and more. Sample fare departs from Adelaide with Virgin Australia.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights to Philippines from $425 return

Available on select flight dates until March 2021. Sample fare is Melbourne-Manila with Cebu Pacific. Other airlines Philippine Airlines from $607 and more.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Hong Kong flights from $1,877 return

Available on Cathay Pacific flights on select travel dates from July 2021 - May 2022. Sample fare is Perth-Hong Kong. Other flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne and more.

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