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Is There A Sweet Spot Of Time To Buy Tickets?  
User currently offlineAlfa75 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 616 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 5 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4560 times:

I know that the closer you get to the flights dates the price generally goes up, unless of course, the airline has a special to fill the plane.

Is there a point in time where the ticket price is usually the lowest? Like say 6 months out?


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User currently offlineSignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3025 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4541 times:

I've only noticed good fares 6 months out when you are buying in spring for the following autumn, or buying in autumn for spring.

signol



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User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago) and read 4528 times:

They're like stocks. Watch your date and flights everyday. When they go down, buy.
Sometimes there are last minute deals, sometimes the deals are out 30-45-60 days.
Thats when the carriers are looking for instant cash for any given reason.
Right now, I am watching October fares to SEA for one particular weekend.

safe  coffee 



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