For shopping, if you type in a keyword or phrase for the model of consumer product you're interested in, you'll get results for that product containing images with a price comparison and a links to the different e-tailers carrying that product. There's also a link to review and use Cashback to enhance your search.
For flights, simply type in Flights from (point A) to (point B) and, in conjunction with this year's acquired Farecast, you'll get a result for a flight with those destinations.
What do you think of these Instant Answer additions? Leave your thoughts in the comments.
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