HOW TO FIND CHEAP FLIGHTS: THE 13 TRICKS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Everyone loves a bargain but is there anything more satisfying than bagging an international airfare for less than a week’s rent?
Knowing the best time to book that dream European summer holiday – or how to ensure you’re the first to know when sale fares are released – can lead to hundreds of dollars of savings. It’s money that can be put to valuable use strolling the streets of Paris or lounging on a sunbed on the Italian Amalfi Coast.上海から名古屋航空券
Spring equals earlybird specials to Europe and with budget carrier Scoot already throwing down the gauntlet to other airlines with its recent rock-bottom Australia to Athens fares from $369 one way, competition is set to be fierce.
“The initial release of seats at these prices has certainly piqued a lot of interest, particularly because we are launching services during the European summer,” says Scoot’s Australian general manager Dennis Basham.
“We are yet to see other carriers offer such competitive fares during such a peak travel period.”Basham says Australians have spent the past couple of years travelling closer to home, which has led to long-haul international airlines offering very competitive airfares to the Middle East, Europe and the US.
The good news is, we’re already starting from a lower base line.
Stephen Limbrick, Qantas executive manager, global sales development, says on average, flights are 40 per cent cheaper than they were a decade ago, and a few insider tips can help to ensure you save even more.
“Booking well in advance of travel, selecting a domestic flight that departs in the middle of the week and at an off-peak travel time are just some of the ways our customers can secure great fares,” he says.
We super-sleuthed our way through airlines, travel agents and booking sites to hunt down secret strategies and tips to help you bag a bargain.