Many of us with Windows devices (Laptop, Surface) don’t think about downloading and using apps available through the Microsoft Store. However, those who travel may find that good travel search apps can be convenient when booking flights, car rentals and hotels on the go. Although the options are limited, downloading apps from the Microsoft Store is simple and explained in How to Install Apps in Windows 10. Let’s take a look at the short list of travel searches available as Windows apps.


One of the most useful apps to use while on the go is TripAdvisor. As well as being the original go-to for traveler reviews and travel Forums, the Windows TripAdvisor app also:

  • Includes an instant booking option that enables you to compare and book while on the go
  • Includes the ability to zero in quickly on information from the location you’re at with ‘Near Me Now’
  • You can share your travel experiences via your own reviews and photos


Another good Microsoft travel app for flights is Skyscanner. Here are a few highlights:

  • Quick, easy access to flight routes
  • Price alerts to ensure you find the best deal
  • For travel inspiration, select the ‘Everywhere’ feature
  • Access the Top Deals feature for additional inspiration


Trivago is a comprehensive resource for searching hotels.

  • They offer international hotel discounts and deals
  • You can search hotels by their Rating Index which amalgamates scores for each hotel and helps you make the right choice.
  • You can set a trip itinerary
  • Find hotels within your budget that are near the best attractions and events.


Just a few airlines offer a Windows version of their app. As of this writing, both American Airlines and British Air offer apps through the Microsoft Store.

The Power of Opptee Travel Search

Although your favorite travel search may not be conveniently available as a Windows app, you CAN access the site through Opptee Travel Search!  The Opptee app can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store and includes an all-encompassing list of travel search options. With Opptee, there’s no need to waste time and space downloading multiple apps separately. Opptee includes a list of dozens of the best airline, accommodation, car rental, cruise and vacation package options. It also includes the most popular travel aggregators. And, you get to choose which options to search.

Yes, it’s true, only a few travel search apps are available as Windows apps. Thankfully, Opptee searches all the most recognizable ones. If you’re traveling with a Windows laptop or Surface, there’s no need to worry – just download and launch Opptee to search them all. Learn how 


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