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Trabber starts in 6 new countries

17 June 2014 by Daniel

We continue releasing Trabber in new countries…

This time it is the turn for local versions in Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and Portugal, which complete a total of 19 countries where we have launched Trabber.

With these new versions, we want to improve the experience and support for all users already using Trabber on those countries.

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Besides the new localized improved versions in some countries allowing searches multicast flights. This functionality is now available in Trabber Italy and UK, and even in the new version for Ireland.

Improvements in hotel searches for families

16 June 2014 by Daniel

We launch new features on the Trabber hotel search engine that will help users traveling with children and users who travel in groups and are interested in finding more than one room at a time.

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From now on, you can specify the number of children staying in the room so that on the hotel results only hotels and rooms that have the required capacity are shown.

Some hotels charge additional amounts when children are accommodated. With this new feature, these costs will be included on the prices shown. This will help to prevent unpleasant surprises when booking in Trabber providers.

As the costs for children accommodations often depend on their ages, the new Trabber hotel search engine interface will require to specify children ages.

multiple rooms

The second feature that we present is a better support for booking more than one room in one search. The new interface allows you to indicate the number of rooms and the number of people staying on each room. To add additional rooms to your search you should click on the link “Add room“, located under the number of adults. We have limited the maximum number of rooms to 10.

Remember that these new functionalities are also available on the mobile version of Trabber.

Trabber mobile hotel search

Trabber Mobile now available!

1 February 2014 by Daniel

Trabber mobileFinally we have a Trabber version specifically for mobile phones!

This new Trabber version is adapted to the smaller size of smartphone’s screeens and their tactil interface. Trabber mobile lets you do the same searches for flights, hotels and rental cars as the desktop version.

To access the mobile version, you simply need type www.trabber.com on the browser address bar of your smartphone and you will be automatically redirect to the optimized version for your device. We have tested on most smartphones, so it should work in almost all platforms. If you find something that doesn’t works well on your phone let us know.

The mobile version is available in all countries where we have a local version: USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, France, Italy, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.

We’d love to hear your feedback on the new version of Trabber. We hope you enjoy it!

Trabber chega ao Brasil

17 November 2013 by Daniel

logo_br_newWe continue to internationalize Trabber and now it is time for the Brazilian version.

As in other versions of Trabber, Trabber Brazil collects information and rates directly from local online travel agencies and airline websites operating in the country as TAM, Gol, Azul, etc… In total 82 providers for flights, hotels and rental cars that will help brazilian users to find the best prices for their trips.

Prices are displayed in local currency, the Brazilian Real (BRL) although the interface easily allows to convert prices to Euros (€) and U.S. Dollars (USD).

This new version represents the thirteenth country where we have a version of Trabber. Which country should we add now?

The new low cost airline Volotea now in Trabber

5 March 2012 by Daniel

Volotea, the new spanish low cost airline, will start operations on 5th of April with initially 14 destinations from Venice Marco Polo Airport.

From today, all flights from the new airline will be displayed on Trabber flight search engine results.

Volotea will begin service mainly in Italy with five destinations, comprising Brindisi, Cagliari, Olbia, Palermo and Reggio Calabria; and nine other european destinations—Alicante, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Budapest, Krakow, Malaga, Porto, Thessaloniki and Santiago de Compostela.

You can find information and news about the new airline in Trabber News.

3 new airlines in Trabber

22 February 2012 by Daniel

Last revision of Trabber’s flight search engine searches directly on 3 new airline websites: www.jetairfly.com, www.flyairone.com and www.blu-express.com.

Jetairfly is a Belgian airline with its headquarters in Ostend. Formerly known as TUI Airlines Belgium, it adopted its new name in November 2005. The airline’s home base is Brussels Airport, but flights also from Liege Airport, Ostend-Bruges International Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

Air One is Alitalia’s low cost carrier subsidiary headquartered in Fiumicino, Italy. The company flights to 36 destinations in Italy, Europe and North America. Air One is an Italian airline that merged with Alitalia in 2009.

Finally, we also integrate Blue Air, a low cost airline based in Bucharest, Romania. Blue Air operates mostly out of Aurel Vlaicu International Airport. It started operations in December 2004 and it is considered one of the cheapeast airlines in Europe.

Do not hesitate to contact us to suggest new airlines, hotel chains or car rental companies to be included on Trabber search engine results.

Trabber suggests now the best hotels

15 February 2012 by Daniel

We enhance the information we display for every hotel, adding a rating based on all reviews from Trabber Hotels providers users.

Hotel ratings are displayed now next to the hotel information and it ranges from 0 to 10, being 10 the highest.

We consider that this value helps to get a better idea of the overall hotel quality as it is based on travelers opinions like you. Surely this information will ease your selection.

Additionally, based on hotel ratings we have developed an algorithm that sort result by what we call best “value for money. This algorthim takes into account not just hotel rating but also location, category, and other parameters to create the list of results.

We have tested the algorithm in several cities and consider that it is quite accurate and reliable. However, it is always better to hear your comments to continue optimizing it.

Virgin Atlantic in Trabber

13 November 2011 by Daniel

We include now all flight fares from Virgin Atlantic website – www.virgin-atlantic.com on Trabber flight search engine’s results.

Virgin Atlantic flights already appeared on Trabber results through the different online travel agencies where we collect fares from. However, now we add the main source of information that will surely help to perform a more fair comparision for Virgin Altantic‘s flights.

Virgin Atlantic is owned by Richard Branson’s and Singapore Airlines and operates flights between the UK and major capitals in North America, Asia and Oceania.

The airline has its main bases at Gatwick and London Heathrow airports.

Flight fares tools in Trabber

16 May 2011 by Daniel

In this post we summarize all flight search tools that we have developed for Trabber in addition to the Flight and Flight offers search engines.

Let’s metion firstly Trabber Radar, a system that scans flight fares close to the dates selected, to suggest users the best dates to travel. We recently launched a second version, more powerful and with an improved user interface.

Another interesting tool is Price evolution, which shows in graph how the price of a flight has changed over time. This information is useful to determine the fare trend and determine whether the rate is rising, falling or stable. You can find this information in the top right side of Trabber search engine result page.

In the Flight offers search enginee we intregrated several useful tools such as the Monthly fare chart, which presents visually the days of the month in which flying is cheaper for your route. Furthermore, for searches in which no specific destination has been selected, there is Offers in a map, which shows the best deals found by Trabber users in the last days.

We hope that these tools will help you to find the best options to travel.

Trabber Radar version two

31 March 2011 by Daniel

We are glad to present now the second version of Radar Trabber.

This new version is not just a complete redesign of the user interface, but also includes several improvements on the technology of the engine that allows Trabber Radar to collect more flight fares in close dates than before.

Regarding the user inteface, flights are displayed in a horizontal bar format to simplify the display of departure and arrival dates, but also to clearly show the total days of your travel. This information was not easily accessible in the previous table format.

Above of the flight bars, we have placed a set of controls to enable the selection of specific dates for your departure and arrival.

On this new user inteface, we also keep the old table version that is accessible through the link “See in a table

On the other side, the updated engine provides access to additional flight information that we were not considering before. Aditionally, we have extended Trabber Radar to new airlines and now is able to collect fares on close dates for new airlines websites such as Iberia, Air France, SAS, LOT and Air Asia.

The engine improvements also benefits the quality of the fare suggestion system that is displayed on Trabber search results.

We hope you will like this new version ;)!