Book Thanksgiving And Holiday Flights Now, Before Airfares Soar

Primbondh/ November 21, 2022/ airfare

Nothing puts a damper on the holidays like overpaying for flights. But according to travel booking app Hopper, holiday airfare prices will be the most expensive in five years due to a combination of factors, including jet fuel prices, thinner flight schedules and traditional holiday travel demand.

The best strategy, according to Hopper’s data crunchers? Book right now — and no later than the week of October 10 for both Thanksgiving and holiday flights.

“Fares for Thanksgiving peaked at over $400 in August, but have fallen around 9% into September as they do each year and will remain at the current level until mid to late October,” according to Hayley Berg, Hopper’s chief economist.

“If you see a good deal you’re comfortable paying, we recommend booking ASAP as prices are expected to rise and flights

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The Very Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight? It’s Complicated

Primbondh/ November 13, 2022/ flight discount

Most travelers know that booking a flight at the last minute means paying through the nose. Travel experts, travel agents, online travel booking sites will all tell you that booking earlier is better.

But the sweet spot for exactly when to snag the cheapest airfare? That’s always been the Holy Grail, and much harder to pin down.

On Wednesday, Google published new insights based on five years worth of Google Flights historical airfare data. For U.S. domestic flights, the study found that prices were usually at their lowest three weeks to two months out, with average prices bottoming out 44 days before departure.

For travelers looking for a cheap flight, the report finds that when you book definitely matters. “The timing of how far ahead you’re looking is really the most important factor,” says James Byers, senior product

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