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When is the Best Time to Book a Flight

While it may appear that airfares have recently skyrocketed, you can still find good airfare deals in 2023; here's how and when to find them.

For domestic flights, the best time to book is one to two months in advance. For the best international flight deals, book six to eight months in advance. However, there are numerous factors that can cause the price of an airline ticket to rise or fall. has a price-tracking tool that allows users to set an alert for when the price on a particular route changes. This is a great way to find the best deal on your flight. There is an Explore tool that allows users to enter their origin city and explore destinations within a specific time frame.

While it's nearly impossible to cheat the system and consistently book cheaper airfare on any given day of the week, experts seem to agree on the best days to travel if you want lower prices.

While leisure travelers pack the airports on Fridays and Sundays, and business travelers do the same on Mondays, those midweek days have lower flight demand.


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