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TRAVELOCITY IDENTIFIES CHEAPEST DAYS TO FLY
Data Shows Avoiding Sunday Returns and Flexibility Are Key to Finding Cheap Flights
Southlake, Texas (September 23, 2010) – Travelocity’s Thanksgiving Travel Report found travelers can pay up to $170 more on airfare if they travel on peak days, indicating those who are flexible with their dates can save. To get a cheaper flight over Thanksgiving, the day-by-day analysis suggests travelers should avoid Sunday returns, and opt to return the Friday or Tuesday after the big day to get the lowest possible fares.
"This is the time of year when most travelers start thinking about their holiday travels," Genevieve Shaw Brown, Travelocity senior editor, said. "Those who plan on taking to the skies this year should begin their search now and use flexible dates search tools to nab the best travel deal."
Cheapest Days to Fly for Thanksgiving
day before Thanksgiving and return the Sunday after, two of the busiest days of the holiday. In general, a Sunday return bumps up the average fare while returns the Friday and Tuesday after Thanksgiving offer fares below the domestic average.
Additional Thanksgiving Data
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