Wikifares: Community Documentation

Contents

  • Overview
    • Mission
  • Background
  • How it Works
    • Guidelines
      • Contributors
        • Incentives
    • Seekers
      • Benefits
  • Why it Works
  • Vision

Overview

Wikifares is a community consisting of travel experts who specialize in finding cheap flights (airfare). They seek to share advice amongst each other, as well as assist other travelers with finding cheap flights. Navigating the process of finding cheap flights is complex give the millions of associated variables when booking a flight. Accordingly, there are an endless amount of “strategies” that can be applied to any given effort when seeking to purchase a flight.

Background

With the onset of Google’s purchase of ITA software, this has enabled a significant increase in popularity, knowledge, and accessibility when it comes to travelers looking for flights. Previously, searching for flights was commonly restricted to airline websites, online travel agencies (OTAs), and meta search engines. Google’s integration of ITA software into their search engines is just one recent instance of how