Cheaper fares: Does the day you buy matter?
Although seasoned travel advisers say there is no perfect moment to book an airfare, a recent study by Expedia Inc. and Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) suggest that based on thousands of flights in 2016, the lowest average ticket prices were purchased on weekends, especially on Sundays.
Expedia crunched numbers gathered by ARC from corporate travel companies and online and brick-and-mortar travel agencies and determined that flights within the United States booked on Sunday were 11 percent cheaper. Flights from the United States to Europe were 16 percent cheaper, and between the U.S. and Asia, fares purchased on Sunday cost 10 percent less. Read Full Article