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Will airfares go down before Christmas?
Last Updated: 12th April, 2020
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Consequently, do flights get cheaper closer to Christmas?
Best Week to Book Christmas Flights According to Skyscanner data, the best time tobuy a Christmas flight is between the weeks of10/8-11/19. Booking during this time period could save you anestimated 3% on your Christmas flights. Last-minuteflights a week before Christmas are 9% aboveaverage.
Secondly, what is the best time to book Christmas flights? Travelers booking between 28 to 60 days beforeThanksgiving week -- that's between September 25 and October 27 --can get a good price ($491 on average), according to AAA. Ifyou want to arrive before the holiday, flying on Monday isthe best choice. It has the lowest average ticket price($486) prior to the holiday.
Similarly, how many days before a flight is the best price?
Cheapest Days to Fly and Best Time to Buy AirlineTickets
- Shop on Tuesday. Best day to shop: The best time to book a U.S.flight is usually Tuesday at about 3 p.m. eastern time.
- Don't Shop too Early or too Late. Careful!
- Always Compare Airfare. The golden rule of shopping: Alwayscompare airfares.
- Cheapest Days to Fly.
- Fly the Cheapest Route.
- Book Group Travel One Ticket at a Time.
How can I fly cheap for Christmas?
Here are 10 ways to find cheap Christmas flights:
- Be flexible.
- Consider the time of day.
- Alternate airports.
- Stay away from the low-cost carriers and Basic Economyfares.
- Choose Southwest Airlines if you're checking bags.
- Sign up for fare alerts.
- Hold your airfares for free for 24 hours.