Travel is incredible for people of all ages. Really, most people wish they could explore the world more…if only we all had more time and more money. Well, we’ve got some good news and some bad news. The bad is that there’s not a whole lot we can do to give you more hours in the day. The good news is that we can help you find cheap airline tickets. Really, all it involves is just a little research and a bit of sacrifice—both well worth it when you consider the benefits of travel.
As the iconic T.S. Elliott writes, “The journey not the arrival matters,” which is especially true when it comes to economic consciousness on said journey. Whether you’ve got the financial means or not, saving money on things (like flying) is actually good for your stress levels and excellent for your wallet. With that, here’s our list of 15 tips for budget travel, from cheap airline tickets to what types of flights you should book.
1. Fly on a Tuesday
If you’re looking for cheap airline tickets, a survey on Cheapair.com said that Sunday was the most expensive day to fly and that passengers who schedule flights departing on Tuesdays during the summer months will pay an average of $77, or 17%, less for tickets than their Sunday flying counterparts.