When to buy Airline Tickets!

Have you always wondered about the change in airline tickets prices? And are you like me and hunt the net to find that perfect flight with that perfect price? Well here is a cool infographic by Angie’s List with tips on when to buy & fly!

The Ticket Masters When to buy airline tickets  Simple fact: Airlines make money from anticipating our buying habits.  Shop early, but don’t always buy early. Airlines start offering cheaper seats about 4 months before departure (5 months for international).  Economist Makoto Watanabe says 8 weeks is best time to buy ∏A = gUG + min(k-g, (1-g)(1-r))  But another study from Airlines Reporting Corp says 6 weeks out is when to buy  Prices change up to 3x per day Sign up for email alerts for prices Sunday is usually the most expensive day to fly  Holiday travel is an exception. Buy those tickets as soon as possible.  Things to consider: Prices rise quickly the week of the flight, and you’ll pay on average 40% more for a ticket the day of  Most discount ticket sales are offered early in the week  In general, BUY Tues. & Wed., FLY Tues., Wed., Sat.  Don’t make it your goal to get the least expensive seat in the plane -- aim for below-the-average price, and you’ll usually win

Copyright Angie’s List


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