4 ways to save money on a long-haul holiday

4 ways to save money on a long-haul holiday

Know when to book

Try and book flights as far in advance as possible. Airlines have a tendency to push prices up as far as 11 months prior to the departure date – savings of around 20 per cent can be made on flights alone by booking in advance.

Don’t stop searching in the evenings

The time of day in which flights are booked can make a considerable difference to prices. Airlines usually update their systems throughout the day, so there’s a high chance of getting the cheapest price when searching after midnight on a weekday.

Take advantage of offers

Subscribing to newsletters is one of the best ways to grab the latest offers and save money. Airlines are currently in a period of deflation, especially on the long-haul front, so they’re always emailing out offers to their subscribers.

Do your research

Depending on where and when you want to fly, research when the cheapest times to travel are. For the Caribbean it’s January-March and November, whilst for Mexico it’s May-June. It’s also good to research when the annual school holidays fall – it’s no secret that airlines skyrocket their flight prices over these peak times, so you’ll see a clear decrease in price following the holidays.


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