Save money on your travel in 2014. To help you get the best price for your flight, we reveal the best time to book.
We have analysed millions of flights so we can give you some insider hints and tips on how to bag a bargain flight to some of the most popular destinations. Find out when’s the cheapest (and most expensive) time to fly, what impacts your flight price, how the best time to book varies whether you’re flying with a budget airline or a national carrier and whether you’re flying short-haul or long-haul, and how far in advance are flight prices typically at their lowest.
Summer holiday savings
Our study found almost 80% of travellers admitted they wouldn’t know on first glance if a fare offered good value for money. So to help you, we worked out the average August fares for the top 10 most popular summer destinations:
Follow these few simple rules to get the best price for your flight:
1. Book smart
Avoiding peak season travel and flying at less popular hours of the day, can really help to lower costs.
2. Be flexible
Costs to different destinations can vary significantly depending on the airlines operating that route and the UK airports offering these flights. If you are planning your next trip but are open to destinations, running a search to ‘everywhere’ can help find the countries that offer the best value flights at any time.