Getting started with your research a month before is quite enough time to get the good deals out of it. As airfares will keep rising the more you go towards the date of your departure. Also, keep in mind if you are planning to travel to your destination in the peak season, so try to book 4-5 weeks before.
There are no myths like if you book your tickets on Tuesday or Wednesday you will get great deals. These days computer algorithms on the booking sites have become so advanced that they know, wherever the searches are high and peak season going on, festival time and holiday season leads to the change in prices.
So thinking of just going to book tickets on Tuesday or Wednesday is going to be a bad idea, rather plan your holidays keeping in mind all the peak season and holidays.
It gets difficult to be flexible with the destination you are traveling to, as you plan months before and then go for booking finally. But then getting flexible with the destinations can get you amazing deals to grab and this way you can travel more and cover more places. These days google flights tool gives you the list of prices, where you can see for, which cities you are getting the cheapest flights. So this way if you are flexible about the destinations, then there are many deals which keep going on and you can grab the deal for the destination, where you are getting the cheap flights.
Be flexible with your dates as airline ticket prices vary on the basis of the time of the year and upcoming holidays like Christmas, New Year, Diwali, Holi so booking during these time of the year will always give you higher prices. So keep changing your dates and search on different websites to grab the best deals. Take 2-3 days, to search and try your best to travel in the off-season.
Sign up for frequent flier number for whichever airline you are traveling from. This will help you in collecting miles every time you are traveling to some destination and you can convert those miles into a ticket to some destination you wish to travel to. So don’t forget to sign up.
Taking up the direct flight will always we be costlier than going in another way, If you are traveling to some city direct taking International flight it will be always expensive. Rather one can change the flight at the nearby destination, and take a flight through the local airline. This way you will save a lot.
Unlike earlier days now there are numerous airlines you can choose from to fly to your destination. The way to save on the tickets is to go for the long-haul routes, this way you will be able to travel more and save a lot of money on tickets. Air Asia, Indigo, Wow Air and many more budget airlines are functioning these days.
Buying tickets while checking the currencies of countries helps a lot in saving. You can check, which currency is going strong and from which countries website it would be feasible to book. So keeping a constant check, while planning makes you save a heavy on your tickets.