Secrets to cheap air tickets

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Some people love to travel and explore the world. Traveling the world is however not cheap. Some of us love to, but our pockets never allow us. Given the opportunity, some of us would make traveling the world a hobby. Air tickets make a larger percentage of the total trip cost. In fact, many people keep off international trips because of the high travel costs. This article will give you tips on how to get cheap air tickets.

How to get cheap air tickets

Plan

passport, travelTo succeed in anything you must plan. By planning I mean, book your tickets like six weeks before. Many air ticket agents sell their tickets 7% cheaper than normal prices if booking is made six weeks earlier. Other than this, be on the lookout for deals, limited offers and anything else which could reduce the air ticket prices. Before making your booking always call, to confirm any deal you see online.

There are good times to fly

Weekdays are good times to fly. Many people are busy with jobs than compared to weekends when everyone is flying out. The difference will be substantial. Shifting your flight a few days earlier or late can save you a lot. For example, if you take your flight a day before Christmas, the prices will be very high, but if you take one after 25th, you will pay up to 40% less. At times when you must fly before a holiday, book your tickets months before. If you do not have fixed schedules check with the agent for cheap flight days.

There is the cheapest time to fly

Yes, sometimes are cheaper than others. This is normally early mornings. To achieve that, you will be needed to wake up at 4 am. Many people are not willing to fly very early hence you will be given discounts and other offers. The idea is to find out when fewer people are willing to fly and take your flight then.

Join frequency fly time

flightYou will not be required to pay anything to join such programs. You will earn loyalty points. With time the points accumulate and you could get tickets in exchange. Mostly the points are earned from the number of miles you travel which might be tricky but hang in there you will get points at the end of the day. Choose a flyer which meets your needs since they are not the same.