A third of us find it hard to figure out the total price of a flight

It turns out you're not alone if you find it a struggle booking flights. Many of us think that airlines are trying to make it extra hard for consumers to find out the total cost of a flight, according to a new survey by TripAdvisor.

A poll of of 4,497 UK holiday bookers revealed that 38% think information on in-flight amenities such as WiFi or entertainment is not very accessible - while 32% named seat selection as the most annoying extra charge.

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The travel website announced that it has launched a new airline review section and redesigned its flight search service in a bid to increase transparency in the sector.

Bryan Saltzburg, a senior vice president at TripAdvisor, said: "The time has come for a better way to research, compare and shop for flights.

A British Airways jet
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"TripAdvisor is excited to innovate and lead with the launch of airline reviews in 48 markets in 29 languages.

"Additionally, we've introduced a set of new features within our search experience to help consumers better understand the true value of air travel beyond price."

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