Press Archive

Web Site Finds Cheaper Fares After You Book

WBZ-TV (Boston), September 27, 2007

Yapta alerts users of falling fares

Travel Weekly, September 24, 2007

Tight Budgets, Tactical Thinking

The New York Times, September 17, 2007

Web site Yapta helps you compare prices, track cost changes for airfare

The San Diego Union Tribune, September 9, 2007

Sreet Advice on New Airfare Websites

WNBC-TV (New York City), August 2, 2007

Up Front with Robert Mak

KING-TV (Seattle) / NBC, July 22, 2007


WPXI-TV CH. 11 (Pittsburgh, PA), July 12, 2007

Startup snags funding round led by First Round Capitol, July 10, 2007

"Online travel tracker Yapta said Tuesday that it has guided in $2.3 million in funding led by First Round Capital"

Yapta is something else!

Arthur Frommer Online, June 22, 2007

Obsessive/Compulsive Web Site

Chicago Tribune, June 10, 2007

COMING AND GOING: Tracking Ticket Prices

The Washington Post, June 3, 2007

"Bought an airline ticket and been obsessively checking to see if the price has dropped? Don't bother: A new Web site called Yapta will monitor your flight and e-mail you about any price decreases. If you've bought a refundable ticket, claim the difference from the airline"

Redeye VC Talks Valuations, June 1, 2007

Save money on airfare after you buy

Clark Howard Radio Show, May 31, 2007

The Queue: Week in Review

CNET-TV, May 30, 2007

New airfare tool helps you save after you book, May 30, 2007

"Yapta's more useful feature is that you can track flights after you've booked and be alerted to refunds for which you may be eligible should prices drop."

Don't get burned on summer vacation

The Seattle Times, May 27, 2007

How to Get Money back When Airfares Drop

Yahoo! Finance, May 26, 2007

"Have you ever bought an airline ticket only to see the price fall and your anger rise? Now there is something you can do about it."

The New Disruptors

CNN Money Video/ Erick Schonfeld, May 24, 2007

Removing friction from the travel market

AlwaysOn, May 22, 2007

"And by using Yapta, I was able to learn that the fare for my ticket changed 19 times during a 13 day period. And because they lowered the price after I booked my ticket, I was entitled to receive a voucher from US Airways for $197.60 -- effectively reducing my fare by 30%"

Getting your money back when your airfare drops

USA Today/Today in the Sky, May 22, 2007

"Customers that want to take advantage of the rollover vouchers can now get help from Yapta, a fare-tracking website that launches today."

Fare Tracker Yapta Launches Public Beta

TechCrunch, May 21, 2007

"The core of the Yapta service is a browser bookmarklet or addon that lets users 'bookmark' fares that they find on major travel sites."

Sky High, May 15, 2007

Where's my vacation, Mr. Bernake, May 14, 2007

Yapta: Revolutionizing How You Buy Airline Tickets

WIRED, April 24, 2007

"Yapta (short for Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant), a new startup set to launch by the middle of next month, aims to save you the trouble of figuring out the best price by offering refunds even after already purchased a ticket."

Yapta will be awesome for heavy travelers

TechCrunch, April 24, 2007

"Yapta is very different from other travel sites. It is not hooked up directly to airlines' systems (as Expedia and Orbitz are), nor is it essentially a search engine for low fares like Farecast. Instead, they're using some of the ideas behind and bookmarking to create a potentially compelling new way for people to search for cheap flights."

Startup Watch: Yapta (Beating the Airlines at Their Own Game)

The.Next.Net, April 23, 2007

"Information is power, and Yapta's ambition is to give that power back to the consumer."

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