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Top Times to Purchase Holiday Flights

Monday, October 31, 2016

Are you a procrastinator or do you plan ahead? If you are like many, and tend to lean more towards procrastination, then you have experienced the costly repercussions of booking your flights close to the time you want to travel. Careful planning can save you big bucks this holiday season (and all-year long) – not to mention unneeded stress. With the help of Skyscanner, we present the best times to book a flight for travel around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve.

Thanksgiving

Week of Sep. 12th ~ Potential Savings of 4.42%
Week of Oct. 17th ~ Potential Savings of 5.10%
Week of Oct. 31st ~ Potential Savings of 7.73%
Week of Nov. 21 ~ Potential Savings of 1.98%

These savings are for departures between Nov. 20-26 and returns between Nov 27-29*

Christmas

Week of Nov. 21st ~ Potential Savings of 6.41%
Week of Nov. 28th ~ Potential Savings of 2.17%
Week of Dec. 5th ~ Potential Savings of 4.93%

These savings are for departures between Dec. 19-25 and returns between Dec. 26-27.*

New Year’s Eve

Week of Nov. 21st ~ Potential Savings of 4.14%
Week of Dec. 5th ~ Potential Savings of 10.57%
Week of Dec. 19th ~ Potential Savings of 6.67%
Week of Dec. 26th ~ Potential Savings of 6.72%

These savings are for departures between Dec. 26-31 and returns between Jan. 1-3.*

*Data was analyzed from the corresponding periods in 2015 for the average ticket price.

Source:
https://www.skyscanner.com/news/skyscanner-unveils-best-time-book-thanksgiving-flights