The cheapest days to book flights for the holidays


If you’re jetting off for Thanksgiving, Orbitz says Tuesday, October 6, is the cheapest day to book a flight.

A cheaper flight means more money for a bigger turkey, right?

And if Thanksgiving is anything like last year, a lot of people will be traveling.

Read more: When & how to book holiday travel

Best days to book holiday travel

If you miss October 6, the entire week is a good time to book cheap holiday flights.

Christmas, we’re lookin’ at you. Book a flight October 9. And if you plan to ring in the new year in a new city, the best time to book is October 10.

Orbitz says fares tend to rise about 5% the weeks of those three holidays. So don’t snooze — you’ll lose.

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