20 tricks you can use to score a cheap flight
There are some steps you can take to ensure you're getting the best possible price for your flight.
We spoke to Brian Kelly, the savvy traveler and founder of The Points Guy, and Jeanette Pavini, a savings expert at Coupons.com, to find 20 ways to score the best flights.
From knowing when to book a flight to search engine tricks that can affect your price results, these tips can help you find the very best deal. You'll be happy to know the tricks of the trade.
Clear your cookies.
Sign up for alerts on price drops.
Follow airlines on social media.
Visit the airline's direct website.
Get refunded when a flight goes on sale.
Use the 24-hour rule.
Avoid booking over the phone.
Buy separate tickets for big groups.
Pretend you're in a different location when booking.
Instead of searching destinations, search multiple fares.
Mix and match airlines.
Use smaller airlines.
Use search tools like Google Flights.
Bundle your flight with a hotel booking.
Use coupon codes.
See what perks your credit card offers.
Snag free airline miles through rewards sites.
Book your flight on Tuesdays.
Set your expected price and let this app do the work for you.