For those who already know where they want to be for the holidays, Cheapflights’ Guide to when to book the most popular flights for Christmas week serves up valuable insider information about the optimal time to find the best fares. The guide also offers some insights into where Americans head during the holidays and can help those who are more flexible with tips on saving and guidance for timing on a mix of possible destinations.
This week, savvy travelers should be looking to book year-end travel to the ever-popular Las Vegas, while the week of July 16 (23 weeks before the holidays) is prime time for finding deals on holiday flights to Atlanta and Denver. For Christmastime in Mexico City and Guadalajara, look to buy in the last two weeks of July, while flights to Florida’s top spots are best booked in the week of September 17 (14 weeks ahead of the holidays), with the exception of Orlando, which should be booked the week of August 6.
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For those planning a winter holiday break, here’s when our data* shows that you’ll find the best airfares, on average, for Christmas week to the 10 most popular destinations:
Week of July 2 (25 weeks before Christmas)
Week of July 16 (23 weeks before Christmas)
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Mexico City, Mexico
Week of August 6 (20 weeks before Christmas)
Week of August 13 (19 weeks before Christmas)
Week of August 27 (17 weeks before Christmas)
Week of September 3 (16 weeks before Christmas)
Week of September 17 (14 weeks before Christmas)
- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- Miami, Florida
Week of September 24 (13 weeks before Christmas)
For more details on planning travel for less to the top 20 holiday hotspots, check out The holidays are coming: A guide to when to book the most popular flights for Christmas week at www.cheapflights.com/news/best-time-to-book-flights-for-christmas.
* This data is based on averages from departure points across the U.S. and is intended as a guideline only.
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Founded in 1996, Cheapflights is a leading global flight comparison and deals publishing platform. It is now a market leader in the UK, U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand generating over $3 billion in global downstream revenue for its partners as it expands into numerous other territories. More than 120 million users visit its websites and apps each year, receiving more than two billion search results a month from across 900,000 routes. The 10 million strong opt-in subscribers to the Cheapflights newsletter receive the best deals from over 120 travel businesses – for whom it has driven more than $65 million in revenue this year. Together, the Cheapflights platforms generate enough bookings for its partners to fill a Boeing 747 every five minutes.
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