By Richard Moy, Cheapism.com
Summer is ideal for getaways, both short and long. But the rising costs of airfare have made cheap summer travel a thing of the past. Still, there are plenty of ways to get your travel fix at a price you can afford. Here are a few tips on how to find cheap summer airfare.Book early to save money on airline tickets.
Book early. Ticket prices rise as your desired travel date approaches, so book your flight as soon as you've decided to take a trip. The New York Times recently reported that a round-trip flight from Seattle to London jumped 35 percent in just four days. Once you find a cheap summer airfare, book it.
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Go directly through the carrier. Online resources such as CheapOair and Kayak are great resources for cheap summer travel. But airlines often guarantee the lowest fares through their own websites. Although travel websites offer cheap summer airfare, always check your preferred airline before booking.
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