Holiday travelers, here’s the best time to book plane tickets in 2019
Now that it’s firmly decorative gourd season, that means the holidays are just around the corner. And while you don’t need to have finished your Christmas shopping quite yet (slacker), you might want to start thinking about your holiday travel plans.
Travel app Kayak has released its annual Holiday Travel Hacker, a helpful guide that shows hot destinations (Saint Lucia! Telluride!), wallet-friendly holiday travel destinations (Chicago!), and when you should buy your plane tickets to get the best deal on airfare so you don’t have to endlessly scroll Bing in hopes of finding a deal.
Here are your holiday travel tips, according to Kayak:
If you want to get all nerdy and spreadsheet-y about it, check out the graphs and charts that Kayak has put together showing that last-minute Christmas planners may get the best deals on travel—if they can stomach not booking travel until two weeks before they fly—while those of us who enjoy a well-laid plan, goddammit, may have to pay more for peace of mind.