What can I use the Skyscanner skill for?
What is the Skyscanner skill?
Amazon Alexa can suggest flights based on a simple conversation with you about upcoming travel plans. Whether you’re still trying to work out where to go or just trying to find the best price Skyscanner and Alexa can help you out.
How do I get started?
To enable the Skyscanner skill, simple go to the skills section of the Amazon Alexa App and choose the skills section.
Scroll to the Skyscanner skill and select.
Tap the enable button.
That’s it you’re ready to go!
Once the skill is enabled, you can start searching:
Alexa, ask Skyscanner for a flight.
Alexa, ask Skyscanner to get me a flight to London tomorrow.
Alexa, ask Skyscanner where I can go this weekend.
Alexa will then ask you a series of questions about your travel plans and we will provide you with the best option found on Skyscanner.
Which devices does the skill work on?
The Skyscanner skill is available on any device that supports Amazon Alexa. At the moment, this includes Amazon Echo and Echo Dot.
How does Alexa decide which is the best travel option?
Alexa will tell you the cheapest flight option for your chosen route and dates.
I’ve found the perfect flight, where can I store the details?
We will send a "card" to to your Alexa app with the details of your flight search including route, duration, number of stops and times of the cheapest itinerary to help you decide which flight you want to book.
Great, now how do I book?
Can I search for hotels and car hire? Also, why are some search functions different to your app and website?
At the moment we only offer flight search to help you plan your trip. However, we are always looking to develop and improve the skill so keep an eye out for new features.
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