Advice 2: How to buy tickets
When to catch a discount
All fans of flights you know that you can buy tickets cheaper before the flight. Some manage six months in advance to get their ticket. But many organizations that monitor the pricing policy of the airlines, argue that the best time to purchase a cheap ticket is 6-8 weeks before departure on international routes and 3 weeks for domestic flights. Also, some airlines and agencies a few days before the flight, throw out the remaining tickets at low prices for maximum loading of the aircraft.
A big impact on the cost of the ticket is the day of the week. Tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are always sold at the most inflated price as a weekend begins the main flow of passengers. Cheaper to fly on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Also on Tuesday from 15:00 to Wednesday 01:00 airlines offer to purchase tickets at a great discount. Time should look at the time zone of the city where the head office of the company.
Low prices on tickets
The cost of the ticket depends on the season. People go to rest in the summer, during school holidays and public holidays. November — early December, February to March is considered low season, so the tickets for this period are sold at very competitive prices.
Good save get on buying a ticket with a connection. For example, on a direct flight from Moscow to Barcelona, the ticket is two times more expensive than flights Moscow — Vienna — Barcelona. Another advantage of the trip with a stopover to see during the flight another city. A big discount on the ticket make when buying round-trip.
When you select the budget class of service and refusal of further service get much cheaper airfare. The price depends on the airline that provides the flight. In one company the price is higher than in the other. For comparison, the cost of tickets should go to their sites and make the monitoring of prices.
Help with buying a ticket at the best price
With self-seeking tickets at competitive prices, from mind to miss large discounts or promotions conducted by the airlines. Because the price of the ticket is changed almost every hour. Therefore, many passengers turn to the agents or online services that track ticket prices in real time. Many of these services quickly find the tickets at the bases of the airlines and offer the most attractive offers.