When To Book The Cheapest Airfares For Holiday Travel

It’s a rule of holiday travel that airfares spike around Thanksgiving and Christmas, but if you’ve got some flexibility in your travel schedule, you may be able to save a bundle.

“Between now and mid-October is the most ideal time for travelers to find the best flight selection and book the most attractive fares,” says Brian Ek, travel analyst for Priceline.com. He crunched the numbers on flights booked on the site for dates around both Thanksgiving and Christmas, to find average domestic airfares and best days to fly for the cheapest fares.

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