And now the money saving part…
Whether you’ve had months to prepare or only a few minutes, we’ve got the inside track on how to make your pennies go that bit further when you’re booking your holiday.
47 days…is latest you should leave it before booking your flight, otherwise you risk dealing with a spike in prices.
Three days…of the week to look out for cheap flights? Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Friday or Sunday are the most expensive days to fly.
One day…if you’re flying long-haul, skyskanner.net suggests booking on a Tuesday. Apparently airlines release their last minute weekend deals on a Tuesday with competitors scrabbling to lower prices and compete for your custom. Go go go!
11 seconds…is all it could take to save money when you’re buying plane tickets online - all you have to do it clear your cookies. Some airline websites use browser cookies to help track your search in a process called ‘dynamic pricing’, which means prices change based on demand and conditions. In other words, the more you keep checking a page, the more in demand the tickets will become. Clearing your browser history and cookies could save you money.
All prices quoted are correct at 9th January 2017