How to save money on travel tickets with a VPN

How to save money on travel tickets with a VPN

Heather Parry

By Heather Parry

12 May 2016

So you already know that SurfEasy VPN brings you online security and peace of mind when torrenting—but did you also know that it can help you to save money on travel tickets and event tickets too?

With just two clicks, you can save hundreds of dollars on flights, hotels and even tickets to some of the biggest theme parks and attractions in the world.

Why does a VPN get you cheap travel tickets?

Well, it’s simple. When you use a VPN, your real IP address is hidden, meaning that websites can’t see your real location. When you connect to SurfEasy VPN, we let you “borrow” an IP address from one of 13 different regions. This tricks websites into thinking that you are browsing the web from that part of the world.

Many people don’t know that when you buy travel tickets online, the price often varies according to where you’re buying them from. This isn’t exactly fair, but it’s true. And with a VPN, you can make sure that you get the most affordable travel tickets no matter where you’re from.

You don’t even have to connect to a different region to get these sorts of deals. If you’re in the US and you’re connected to the US region, you can change your virtual location entirely just by switching to another region then switching back to the US again. You’ll be given a different IP address, and therefore the web will think you’re in a whole different part of the country. And that can save you money.

Does this really work? 

Yes it does! Recently, a SurfEasy Product Manager Agha was searching online for tickets to one of the most popular theme parks in the world. He wanted to buy an annual pass for his niece (we know; it’s sweet. All our team members are this lovely). However, because he was located outside California, the price appeared as $599.

As soon as he switched to a different region and back again, he was given a California-based IP address and therefore was shown the California-only price of $349—saving him a huge $250. This week’s beers are on you, Agha!

**So how do you do it?

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It’s easy as pie to start saving money on your travel tickets:

  1. Turn on SurfEasy VPN on whichever device you’re using.

  2. Load up your favourite travel ticket website and search for a flight / hotel / theme park pass.

  3. On SurfEasy, tap the Regions drop down menu, and select another region.

4. Revisit the website and search again.

  1. Reconnect to your home region or try any one of our 13 different countries to find the best deal for you.

It’s as simple as that! Just a couple of clicks, and you could be saving hundreds of dollars on travel tickets, all thanks to your VPN.

If you don’t yet have SurfEasy VPN, what are you waiting for? Visit surfeasy.com and start saving money today.

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