It’s important to weigh the options when considering booking with an OTA versus directly with an airline. Sometimes, you’ll be able to find a cheaper fare on an OTA compared to directly through the airline. At other times, the price will actually be cheaper with the airline.Aug 28, 2020
Capital One Financial Corp. led a $170 million investment in the startup Hopper as the financial giant seeks to make a deeper push into travel. The latest fundraising round, which values the startup at over $1 billion for the first time, came after it quietly raised $70 million last year, Hopper said Wednesday.Mar 24, 2021
The tip is shown alongside all airline taxes and fees in your fare breakdown before you “swipe to pay” so no worries about hidden fees! Hopper does not charge any fees to make changes to your booking. All fees for making changes or cancellations will be determined by and charged by the airline directly.
With Hopper’s Instant Travel Refund Promise, you can cancel your flight for any reason up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure and you’ll get a future travel credit from the airline worth 100% of your original ticket cost. Hopper will cover any rebooking fees charged by the airline.
Hopper is a mobile-only application that functions as an OTA. In comparison to a metasearch provider or aggregator, the company makes money via commissions on flight booking. Rather than passing the customer to another site, the booking takes place right in the app.Dec 2, 2019