How to Find Cheap Flight Deals

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Many people think that finding cheap flight deals is hard.  But the truth is it can be pretty easy if you know where to look.

One of the best things about traveling is finding a good price for your airfare.  However, higher fuel costs have increased airfare tremendously.

There are several things people can do to locate cheap flight deals.

One of the tricks to finding cheap flight deals is to keep your searches hidden.  Always use incognito mode or private browsing when searching for the best price.  Websites use cookies and track our activity. If a website notices you are repeatedly browsing for airline tickets, then the site tries to get you to book.  They will slightly hike the price to entice you to book before the price increases again.

When searching for the lowest airfare, be flexible in your dates.  Cheaper fares tend to be the flights leaving mid-week.

If possible, travel during the off-season.  Airfare is usually lower during the off-season, and there are not as many tourists crowding the popular destinations.

Last minute bookings are another way to get cheap flight deals. Airlines like to fill every seat.  Unsold seats are discounted at the last minute to get travelers to book.

When searching for cheap flight deals, search using several different websites.  Some websites consistently have lower rates than others.

When search for the best flight deals, change the departing and arriving airports.  Sometimes, flying from an airport that is a little further will save you a lot of money.

If you have airline miles saved, use them.  Many people forget that credit cards, banks, and even cell phone bills accumulate air miles.  Use these air miles to lower the cost of the airfare.

Remember these tips the next time you are looking for cheap flight deals.  You and your pocketbook will be glad you did.

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