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Labor Day 2012 — Who got the best flight deals?

  • September 4, 2012
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Labor Day 2012 — Who got the best flight deals?

With Labor Day now past, it’s always interesting to look back and figure out just when the best time was to have booked a flight for the holiday weekend.  This year, it looks like that distinction belongs to July 12th — just over 7 weeks in advance.  We looked at the average fares in the top 11,000 U.S. markets for travel Labor Day weekend, August 31st through September 3rd. 

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Summer flights: buy now or wait?

Summer flights: buy now or wait?

The question comes up all the time: “Should I buy my tickets now for the summer, or do you think fares will drop if I wait?”

It’s a great question.  As many of you have noticed, air fares in general are pretty high right now.  In fact, the airlines have successfully raised domestic fares 6 times already since the beginning of the year.

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