Opting for 1 or 2 connections instead of flying direct can lower your airfare.
Book on Wednesdays
It is the best day of the week to find the best deals because it is
also the day when web specials are released. Your best chance of
getting cheap airfares to fly cheap is to book from Tuesday midnight
onwards all the way to the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
are the times to purchase airline ticket as the airline systems are
freshly loaded with the new airfares. Also, midnight is when airlines
"clear their unsold stocks" that were not purchased within the last 24
Stay over a Saturday night
cheap airfares require that you stay over at least one Saturday night
before your return flight. Generally, flying on a weekday usually costs
less. Flights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday usually offer the
lowest fares. Tips on last minute airfare...
is the worst day of the week to get cheap airfares since airlines
historically raise fares on that day. Friday tends to be the day
airlines start competing with the other airlines whereby each will
start lowering fares that are then matched or lowered by competing
You can lower the price of your last minute cheap airfare further by
booking red-eye flights. These are flights that depart between 10 p.m.
and 6 a.m. local time.
that arrive after 12:30 a.m. local time are also considered red-eyes
(regardless of what time they depart). Red-eye flights generally fly
during the night and arrive early the next morning.
Opt for E-Tickets
the E-ticket option for an even cheaper flight price. Not only do
E-tickets cost less, they are also very convenient. If you request a
paper ticket, you will be charged a fee of approximately $20 or more.
Be sure to bring along the copy of your flight itinerary with you to the airport. More tips on last minute airfare...
Join the Airline's FREE Frequent Flyer Membership program
Before leaving on your last minute vacation, join the airline's free frequent frequent flyer membership program. There are many benefits to being a member.
airlines will upgrade or bump you to a better seat, when available,
because you belong to the program. And some programs allow you to
accumulate points that you can exchange for all kinds of things, free
hotel stays included.
Buy Airfare and Hotel Together
Not only is the actual process of locating last minute cheap airfares and then moving on to locate last minute hotel rooms time consuming, it is also more expensive.
can save money money on your flight simply by buying it together with a
hotel room in a package. Fortunately for you, there are now sites
specialising in providing last minute vacation deals,
catering to your needs for a cheap last minute vacation. Don't believe
what I said, check it out for yourself. Have fun searching!
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