New Research Reveals The Top 4 Air Travel Hacks For 2024
Traveling can be stressful, in fact air travel is the biggest source of stress for 55% of Americans, according to new research from Expedia. It finds those folks say it’s even more stressful than filing taxes or going to the dentist. With the busy holiday travel season approaching, the travel site wants to ease some of that stress and their 2024 Air Travel Hacks Report is here to help.
Here are Expedia’s top travel hacks for this coming year! :
- Book flights on a Sunday – It’s still the cheapest day of the week to do so, saving travelers up to 13%, on average, on international flights and 6% on domestic flights. Friday continues to be the most expensive day to book flights.
- Book airfare about a month in advance – For domestic flights, booking 28 days before your trip could save you more, as travelers who did save as much as 24% compared to those who booked at the last minute.
- Fly before 3 p.m. to lower the chance of delays or cancellations – Research shows flights that leave after 3 p.m. have a 50% higher chance of being canceled than earlier flights.
- Depart on a Thursday – Starting your trip on a Thursday could save you as much as 16%. Avoid leaving on a Sunday, which is the priciest day, on average.