I’m Flying To 4 European Cities For $700. Here’s How You Too Can Score Cheap Travel Using Google Flights
With most Covid testing entry requirements lifted, and the U.S. dollar roughly equal to the Euro for the first time in 20 years, now might seem like the right time to plan a vacation in Europe. People are traveling more now than since the beginning of the pandemic, but many are facing higher costs of flying.
According to the travel booking site Hopper, domestic flight costs in summer 2022 are up 34% and international flights are up 2.5% compared to summer 2019, with the average round trip fare now costing $383 and $912 respectively. Hopper attributes the price increases to rising jet fuel costs, increased demand and lower seat capacity (airlines are scheduled to fly about 2.4 million people per day this summer compared to 2.9 million in summer 2019). But don’t despair: a cheap getaway