Budget Tip of the Week: The 2 Best Days for Cheap Airfare Are…

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Wouldn’t it be nice to fly off into the sunset with your sweetie without a (financial) care in the world? But I get it. Cheap flights aren’t a dime a dozen anymore, and prices keep rising (and rising, and rising…). They’re up about 4 percent so far in 2012–in addition to last year’s 17 percent increase.

So when are the thriftiest times to travel? According to George Hobica of Airfare Watchdog, the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Duly noted.

Want to start saving for a trip later in the year? These weekends are tops for saving on seats:

  • September 7-9
  • September 14-16
  • September 21-23
  • September 28-30
  • October 5-7
  • October 19-22
  • November 3-5
  • November 30-December 2
  • December 7-9

Where are you wanting to travel with your significant other?

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