When you travel internationally, you want the best value for your money. This invariably leads to the question “when should I buy my international airline ticket to get the best deal?” We previously published a comprehensive study on domestic flights which indicated that 54 days in advance is, on average, the best time to buy. But for international flights, the data (and our advice) is different.Read more »
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If you’ve spent any amount of time shopping for flights, you probably know that airfares change a lot. Airlines will tell you that the price fluctuations are based on meticulous real-time calculations to match supply and demand, but to travelers the ups and downs seem random, totally unpredictable, and utterly without rhyme or reason.Read more »
We recently released a study where we told you that, on average, the best time to buy domestic airline tickets is 47 days before your flight. Many customers have asked us, “Does the same rule apply for international flights?”Read more »
Every year at CheapAir we go through a little exercise.
We take a list of the top 15,000 markets where our customers live and like to fly to, and we watch fares between those cities over the course of an entire year.Read more »
We know it seems crazy early to be talking about flights for the holidays — many of you haven’t even booked your summer trip yet. But it’s worth pointing out that today, June 2, was the least expensive day (on average) to buy flights for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years in 2013.Read more »