April 24, 2024

The Ultimate Time to Book International Flights Revealed in New Study

CheapAir.com's 2024 International Airfare Study reveals exciting data indicating a significant shift in ideal international flight purchase times
compared to 2023

CheapAir.com has released its 2024 International Airfare Study, revealing the ultimate secrets to scoring the best deals on international travel. By delving into a staggering 917 million airfares across 10 global regions, this report highlights the peak and off-peak months for travel costs, the prime times to snag budget-friendly flights, the most wallet-friendly travel days, and how seasonal changes impact prices. With major events like the Summer Olympic Games and fuel cost fluctuations in play, early planning is the ticket to pocket-friendly airfare this year.

The study revealed that the best time to purchase international flights for various regions has drastically changed compared to 2023. In 2023, booking a flight to Europe 45 days in advance would typically yield the lowest fare. However, this year's research indicates that to secure the best price on a flight to Europe, one must purchase 320 days in advance.

Airfare Study

While on the other hand, travelers going to regions such as the Caribbean, Asia, South America, and Canada this year can find affordable deals closer to their departure dates compared to last year. For example, travelers can secure low fares to the Caribbean just 29 days before departure, a significant decrease from the 56-day advance purchase requirement in 2023. Similarly, the advance purchase window for affordable flights to Asia has been reduced from 144 days in 2023 to only 71 days in 2024.

The study also found that those seeking budget-friendly options from the US, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the prime days to book flights. February emerges as the most cost-effective month for international travel (region dependent), while July tends to come with a higher price tag.

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