Now Google can even choose your perfect holiday FOR you

2014-06-19 12:21

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Cape Town – Have you ever fantasized about playing travel roulette – heading to the airport and buying a flight ticket to… well, anywhere?

If you’re a keen traveller, we’re pretty sure it’s crossed your mind.  Well, a new feature on Google flights is about to make this fantasy a reality.  

Huffington Post reports that the search engine added an ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ button to its Flight Search tool, allowing those who suffer from a bad case of wanderlust to tick off their bucket list more quickly and conveniently than ever before.  

All you have to do is specify the dates you want to travel, expand the map, choose your ideal length of flight and your ticket budget. Once you’ve done all of this click ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ and let Google do the rest.  

If you’re happy with the holiday Google picks for you, you can book your tickets right there and then!  

Not so much? No worries! Just keep clicking until it gives you what you want! (although that’s kind of cheating if you take travel roulette seriously)

Sadly, the 'I'm Feeling Lucky' option is not yet supported for South African flight.

Well, we've heard rumours that Google is on a drive to increase its footprint in South Africa... so here's to hoping that this might mean we'll be able to play along soon too!

Check out this video to see how ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ works in ‘Flight Search.’

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