FlyGRN

Flight search engine that offsets carbon emissions for free

FlyGRN is a Flight Search Engine that compares the best flights of 6+ sites and offsets the carbon emissions of your flight for free! We do that by using most of our revenue from selling flight tickets to offset your flight partially or completely for free.
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Hi Product Hunt guys! I created FlyGRN and hope to solve the following problems with it: ๐Ÿš€ Why we started Did you know that the carbon emissions of a return ticket from London to Barcelona equals to the energy use of 539 laundry washes (380 kg CO2)? There's ways to offset these carbon emissions by supporting solar energy projects or planting trees ๐ŸŒณ , but less than a percent of current air travellers does this. And air travel is about to double in 20 years, while it already accounts for 2-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions. โœˆ๏ธ About FlyGRN FlyGRN is a Flight Search Engine that compares the best Flights AND offsets the carbon emissions of your flight FOR FREE! We do that by using most of our revenue from selling flight tickets to offset your flight partially or completely for free. We often have similar prices as competitors (sometimes we're even cheaper). Plus, when there's train alternatives available, we show them as well. ๐ŸŒž Our carbon offsetting project We offset the flights by supporting a solar panel project in India that displaces fossil fuels, giving access to clean energy for 100,000+ households. We're exploring possibilities to also support reforestation tree planting projects. ๐Ÿš… It's best not to fly right? That's true! That's why we also give train alternatives if they are available. When you search a flight from Amsterdam to London we'll show you a train alternative, since going by train has a lower carbon impact. Hope you like it!
It's a really neat idea, but flights are expensive enough as is, and from what I understand it's not actually free but it's just added on top of my flight price...? I could be wrong, let me know if I am!
@christopher_lee4 Hi Christopher, great question! Fortunately, you don't have to pay anything extra. We often offer the same or better prices than competitors. But FlyGRN earns less on flight tickets than competitors (meaning: we give away a portion of our own revenue) so that your flight's carbon emissions gets partially or completely offset without paying anything extra. The amount we can offset for free depends on the amount we receive on selling your flight ticket. When the revenue on the flight ticket is not sufficient to offset your full flight, you always have the option to offset the rest. But that's not mandatory at all.
@jellebekirovic Ah! Makes a ton of sense. That feels a lot better from the consumer side :) By the way seeing as you just launched I have a market research service where for $12 you can ask 100 people a question then follow-up based on how they answered and even interview them! https://scoops.io/ You could ask e.g. "Would you book from a flight aggregator that donated part of its earnings towards offsetting the carbon emissions from the plane you're taking?" and then dig deeper with individuals based on how they respond. Anyway If you want to give it a shot feel free to sign up and let me know which email you used over Intercom and I'll pass you $12 in free credits. Best of luck otherwise!
@christopher_lee4 Sounds like an interesting product, I'd be happy to give it a shot!
@jellebekirovic Feel free to just sign up and let me know over Intercom which email you used so I can credit you! :)
@christopher_lee4 Great, I've send you a message :)