7 tips for saving on holiday flying and lodging
Adding a few days to your trip before or after peak travel days can lower fares significantly. So can flying on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or early on the morning of New Year's Day.
A flight leaving the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and returning Sunday cost a whopping $420 on a recent search. A traveler could leave on Thanksgiving morning, return the following Monday and cut the airfare to $327.
Most travel websites have search options to find the cheapest flying days.