There are a number of fare watching tools available online that push customized fares directly to you based on parameters you create.
From what I’ve seen so far, you typically have three ways you can receive this information: RSS feed, email notification, or a desktop widget you have to download.
I’ve read a few articles online about the various tools in the market today and their pros and cons.
Over the next few weeks I’m going to be pulling together some high-level requirements and would love to get some feedback. How do you fare watch? What types of parameters should trigger a notification to you? Special requests, features, wish I could, etc. ?
In the meantime, here’s a little poll I put together:
I’ll be sure to keep you posted on any new developments.
delta.com & self-service