Having trouble finding a good airfare for Thanksgiving? You’re not alone. Thanksgiving is the most popular holiday for airline travel, so airfare deals are hard to find.
We’ve crunched the numbers to provide you with the best days to fly for Thanksgiving.
Cheapest days to fly for Thanksgiving 2014
Cheapest departure days: Monday November 24th, Thanksgiving Day
Cheapest return days: Friday November 28th, Tuesday December 2nd
Cheapest overall itinerary: Thanksgiving Day to Tuesday December 2nd
Cheapest “practical” itinerary: Wednesday November 26th to Friday November 28th
Average savings flying on the cheapest departure days: $63
Average savings flying on the cheapest return days: $235
(*average savings compared to most expensive travel days)
For more insight into airfare trends for Thanksgiving and Holiday Travel, you can also visit CheapAir’s Holiday Cheap Flights Index.