When it comes to booking airfare, common sense says to plan ahead in order to get the best deals. But the sweet spot for flights can vary, with seasonality, travel dates and other factors all influencing price.
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"According to Consumer Reports, fully 59% of travelers in a recent survey of 2,000 Americans conducted for AIG Travel said they’d been on a trip that didn’t go as planned."
With April acting as the unofficial kick off to Pride season, recognized annually and internationally throughout June, now is the perfect time to start planning a trip around the upcoming 2019 Pride festivities. Travelers planning a trip to celebrated Pride destinations including Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco and New York City can browse hotels, booking tips and itineraries.
The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is one of the most popular periods of the year for travel. According to Expedia data, the average trip duration in the summer is two times longer than the rest of the year, meaning travelers are looking for their dollars to stretch even further for airfare and lodging.
New research from Mintel reveals that only one in eight (12 percent) American travelers has booked accommodations using a home-share website in the past year, rising to one in five (19 percent) for Millennial travelers (aged 23–40). Despite the variety of alternative third-party booking options that have emerged in recent years, it appears that old habits die hard for many Americans. Working directly with a travel provider remains the most popular way to book a trip (40 percent), while 35 percent of consumers have booked travel through an online travel agency.
With back-to-school season in full swing, many parents with college-age children are facing an empty nest for the first time. A British Airways survey reveals with the kids away, parents will play. The wanderlust of empty nesters sparks a desire to travel.