Airline travel can be expensive any time of year but peak travel dates and destination locations are especially bad. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, saving money on your flight can really help keep you under budget. This is a guide about saving money on airline tickets.
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Did you know that there have been studies done for years and years about airline ticket pricing changes for week to week? Whether you're purchasing your tickets ahead of time or at the last minute it turns out that the best time of each week to purchase those plane tickets for the lowest prices is on Tuesday's after 3:00 pm EST and on Wednesdays. If you're skeptical just check out the pricing throughout the week for two or three weeks ;-)
To accumulate more frequent flyer miles for a FREE ticket, get a credit card with an airline. Then charge everything money for money to take advantage of their frequent flyer miles. My credit card happens to be with United Air Lines. While there is a fee, it works very well for us.
The key is to not carry a balance so you are not accruing interest charges. Also, Safeway gives 125 United "bonus" miles for each $250 spent. 25,000 miles gets a free ticket.
Years back we used awards to upgrade to first class while going to Hawaii on a number of occasions.
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