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Skyscanner vs Webjet: A finder comparison

Compare and contrast Skyscanner and Webjet, before you book your next trip.

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Travel comparison site Skyscanner has its headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland, while online travel agency Webjet is based in Melbourne.

Apart from location, how else do these companies differ?

We compare the two on everything from value for money to range of product.

Skyscanner vs Webjet

FeatureSkyscannerWebjetVerdict
What can I book?
  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Car hire
  • Train tickets, through the app
  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Car hire
  • Cruises
  • Tours
  • Motorhomes
  • Travel Insurance
Webjet offers more products than Skyscanner.
Can I price match?No.No.Neither price match.
Is there lay-by or a payment plan?No.No.Neither offers payment plans.
Any booking fees?No.Yes.Webjet charges fees.
Is there online chat?No.Yes.Webjet offers online chat.
Is there a loyalty scheme?No.No.Neither offers a loyalty scheme.
What are my payment options?
  • Payments vary depending on which third party Skyscanner directs you to.
  • Visa
  • Mastercard,
  • American Express,
  • Visa Debit,
  • Mastercard Debit
  • JCB
Customers can pay directly to Webjet.
Can I book round the world fares?No.No.Neither offers round-world fares.
Can I book multi-city fares?Yes.Yes.Both offers multi-city fares.
Any features to find the best price?Price alert emails, lowest fares of the month and choose to nominate "fly anywhere" to see what the best deals to any location are.Sales sections for flights, cruises, car hire, packages and more. Webjet also has an Webjet Exclusives section with bespoke holiday deals.Skyscanner has more intuitive tools for your travel booking.
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Who offers the best price?

We've checked both Skyscanner and Webjet for a one-way flight to London on the exact same date to see which site offers the lowest price.

The verdict:

When comparing prices, Skyscanner listed the lowest-priced flights. The cost was $24 cheaper.

With such a small margin of difference, it's worth checking both when searching for the best-priced flight. It is also worth noting that Webjet charges service fees where Skyscanner does not.


Which offers flights across a wider range of airlines?

Both Skyscanner and Webjet show fares from a wide variety of airlines. In a single search for Sydney to London flights Skyscanner came up with more than 300 flight options and Webjet listed 244.

The verdict?:

Both Skyscanner and Webjet feature flights across a long list of airlines, worldwide.


What are deals like?

Skyscanner's deals are dependent on deals offered directly with the airline or deals offered via third party website. On the website you can view cheap flights by map and see deals for travel in upcoming months.

Webjet has a specials page where it lists flight deals of the week. It also advertises sales on its home page. Unlike Skyscanner, its deals don’t depend on airline or third-party website offers so you could wind up with a cheaper flight than if you booked direct.

The verdict?:

While it's easier to access Webjet's deals it's worth scoping both sites out for who has the better price. Webjet also offers Webjet Exclusives holiday packages whereas Skyscanner does not, giving it a bit of edge for those who don't like to DIY.


Top Skyscanner and Webjet deals

Skyscanner Skyscanner

Virgin Australia sale: Australia-wide flights from $89 each way

Available for flights on select dates from November 2020 - September 2021. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Launceston, Cairns, Mackay, Adelaide, Hobart, Newcastle, Perth, Townsville, Broome and more. T&Cs apply.

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LATAM: South America flights from $1,497 return

Available on select flights from 1-30 April 2021 to Chile, Peru, Brazil, Colombia and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Santiago de Chile. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $138 each way with Qantas Airways

Available on flights until December 2020, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Hobart, Perth and more. Sample are is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $79 with Jetstar

Available on flights until June 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Townsville and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina. Plus get 1 free date change on flights until 15 December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Norfolk Island flights from $632 return

Available on select flights from January - June 2021 with Air New Zealand. Sample fare departs from Sydney. T&Cs apply.

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Air New Zealand flights from $532 return

Available on select flights from January - June 2021 to Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Auckland. T&Cs apply.

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Cathay Pacific sale: Up to 25% off international flights

Available on business class flights when you book 30+ days in advance. Destinations include Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, London, Dublin, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver and more. T&Cs apply.

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Singapore flights from $612 return

Available for travel from 1 February - 31 August 2021 with Singapore Airlines. Sample fare departs from Darwin. T&Cs apply.

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Fiji Airways: Fiji flights from $586 return

Available on select flight in 2021 departing from Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi.

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Sydney flights from $49 each way

Available for flights in December 2020. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. Other departures include Ballina from $54, Gold Coast from $60 and more.

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Launceston flights from $48 each way

Available for flights in January 2021. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. Other departures include Sydney from $65, Adelaide from $123 and more.

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Melbourne flights from $41 each way

Available for flights in December 2020. Sample fare departs from Adelaide. Other departures include Sydney from $49, Launceston from $48 and more.

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Adelaide flights from $41 each way

Available for flights in December 2020. Sample fare departs from Melbourne.

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Asia flights from $247 return

Available on select dates in 2021 to Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and more. Sample fare is Perth-Bali with Jetstar and AirAsia. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Skyscanner coupon codes

Last checked Code description Code
29 Oct 2020 Virgin Australia sale: Australia-wide flights from $89 each way ********
29 Oct 2020 LATAM: South America flights from $1,497 return ********
28 Oct 2020 Australia-wide flights from $138 each way with Qantas Airways ********
28 Oct 2020 Australia-wide flights from $79 with Jetstar ********
27 Oct 2020 Norfolk Island flights from $632 return ********

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