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Momondo Launches New Search Engine for Multi-City Round-Trip Travel(September 01, 2011)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The travel search aggregator www.momondo.com, which was just honored as one of the "best travel websites and apps" by Travel and Leisure Magazine (www.travelandleisure.com/articles/best-travel-websites-and-apps/8) is launching a new search engine for multi-stop round-trip travel. The initiative makes it possible to search flights with multiple destinations in just one search and compare the best prices for the total trip. The multi-destination search feature is a new addition to Momondo's travel search that previously has offered only one-way and standard return-trip flights. "We have millions of users worldwide and thousands itineraries. That is why we've put a lot of know-how and resources into developing our new search engine, which we've just launched in a beta version at www.momondo.com/Multi_city.aspx," says Martin Lumbye, Partner in Momondo.
Examples of multi-stop round-trip flights might include:
*Flying from New York to London, then from London to Paris, then taking the train to Rome and flying back to New York from Rome.
*Flying from New York to San Francisco, taking a road trip to Los Angeles and flying back to New York from Los Angeles.
*Flying from New York to Tokyo but returning from Tokyo to Washington DC and later returning back to New York on one's own by car, bus or train.
Previously, a user had to spend a long time conducting several searches between respective cities to get a comprehensive view of the entire round-trip. Now, with Momondo's new search engine the user can get an overview of the best prices for the entire round-trip in just one search. All the user has to do is enter the destinations one time and Momondo will aggregate and compare the best prices on flights across more than 700 online travel agencies and airlines.
Try the new search engine in a BETA version here: www.momondo.com/Multi_city.aspx
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Facts about momondo.com:
Momondo is a travel search engine founded in 2006 by experienced people from the travel industry and skilled programmers with a passion for new technology and traveling. The search engine finds and compares the best prices on flights, hotels and car rentals with links to suppliers. In addition to offering online search, Momondo provides user-generated city guides and is one of the largest publishers of print guidebooks in Denmark. Momondo searches more than 700 travel sites and has been recommended by international media such as The New York Times, CNN and The London Sunday Times. Momondo launched its first iPhone App and hotel-only search site www.momondohotels.com in June 2011.
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