As summer draws to a close, there’s still one thing everyone has to look forward to — Cheap Flight Day. If you’re anything like us, you know the benefits of scouring the internet for the best deals out there. Fortunately, August 23 marks the start of plummeting prices and affordable fares galore.
We were eager to learn more, so we spoke with travel expert Sanjay Hathiramani, Global SVP of Supplier Relations for CheapOair. Here’s what you need to know in order to secure the best fares of the year.
1. Fares will be 30% cheaper
The fares are dropping, and that means huge savings for consumers. So, just how much do you stand to save? “Average prices for popular travel destinations will decrease approximately 30% for international travel and 14% for domestic travel,” Hathiramani told The Cheat Sheet via email. “This is especially an ideal time for purchasing long haul and international flights, as those will yield more bargains over shorter, domestic flights.”