Follow these general and seasonal rules to get the best deals on your family's airfare.
How to Get Deals
Airline ticket prices continue to rise, but there are still deals out there. Knowing when to buy your tickets for spring break and the holiday season can help you save big. Kellie Pelletier, the airfare expert at Jetsetter, has the inside scoop on when to buy for each big travel season. Keep reading to get her advice.
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Ground Rules for Getting the Best Airfare
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Before going into the specifics of when to buy each ticket, she shared some basic rules:
-Shop on Tuesday mornings. Fare sales are often launched Monday nights, so other airlines have matched their prices by Tuesday morning.
-Search how full your flight is. You can tell if your flight is full or empty by starting to buy tickets online and "choosing your seat." That will show you how many seats are taken already.
-Remember it's a
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