Here Are 5 Little-Known Ways to Save Big on Your Next Flight
So, What’s the Cheapest Day of the Week to Fly?
One thing you should look for in a cheap flight is the departure day. Flights that leave anytime from Monday
through Thursday morning will most likely have lower airfare than other flights. This is what is known as
“off-peak travel”. Adjusting your travel dates to fall on these days can help you save big on your bookings.
two of the best days to pay less on flights are Tuesday and Wednesday. The one day during the week you don’t
many people think if they book fast enough they may be able to beat the peak hours of the weekend rush.
Of course, most people opt for flights that depart on the weekends so they don’t have the need to take off
work or reschedule meetings. It’s for this reason that weekends are often the most expensive time to fly due to peak
travel and peak booking, so airfare is more likely to increase.
Book Promotional Fares in Advance
more seats available and better travel times to pick from compared to if you waited only a week or two before
your travel. But, if you’re looking to travel high season or to a popular destination then you should book between
60 and 90 days ahead of time.
Check Out Nearby Airports
Convenience is always the first thing that comes to mind when booking flights, but it’s something
you’ll definitely pay for! Instead of flying into main hubs like JFK, look into flights landing into a
nearby airport like one in Newark, New Jersey. Likewise, many Los Angeles travelers routinely check the
Burbank airport before booking flights out of the always busy LAX.
Consider Flexible Dates
You will probably find yourself with cheaper airfare then your ‘favorite’ time to fly.