We’ve had a long hot summer, and many families are planning how to send college students back to school, especially if you’re planning to fly. The summer is officially over Labor Day, but you still have time to shop for Labor Day airfare for your late summer vacation. It’s still a few weeks too early to purchase Thanksgiving airfare, but not too early to start checking prices.
Interested in flying to Europe? British Airways is offering two free hotel nights in London along with its latest airfare sale. Airfare starts as low as $249+ each-way (not including taxes and fees), and this airfare/hotel deal must be purchased by August 19.
If your plans include London, FareCompare Editor Anne McDermott has tips and strategies to save you money. Check out Anne’s London Travel Guide, complete with where to go, what to do, and how to get there as you plan your London vacation. Plus follow our five tips on finding cheap first class seats, so your long flight is as comfortable as possible.
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Often I’ve been asked how to find the cheapest airfare when booking flights for multiple travelers. While it may go against your instinct, try shopping for one passenger first.
Why? Once you have the price for one traveler, you know what the base cost is, and can then compare it when shopping for multiple passengers. This will likely lead to splitting your ticket purchase, but don’t be afraid: learn how I’ve split airfare purchases, as well as who to contact when you’re booking more than 8 passengers.
Rick Seaney, CEO of FareCompare