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Old February 10th, 2008, 12:38 AM
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Does anyone have any experience in when is a good time to buy airfare, I looked Friday night for a particular flight to Mexico, it was $1100, then I looked Saturday and the exact same flight was $700, any advice on when to buy?
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I would just continue what you are doing, keep checking. As you already noticed, it fluciates daily, just grab the best price you find.
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There is an article in our local newspaper today saying that the best time to book airline tickets online is just after midnight on Thursday (actually Friday morning).
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There is an article in our local newspaper today saying that the best time to book airline tickets online is just after midnight on Thursday (actually Friday morning).
I am not sure how true that is, but I booked our round trip airfare to Barbados from Philadelphia on Friday morning and the fare had dropped about $250 for both of us (from $1,100 to $950).
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Does anyone have any experience in when is a good time to buy airfare, I looked Friday night for a particular flight to Mexico, it was $1100, then I looked Saturday and the exact same flight was $700, any advice on when to buy?
When you see a price you are comfortable with then buy it. Prices will change and they may change up or down. Trying to find the "perfect" time to buy the air will accomplish two things. Drive you nuts and you will see a different price after you buy it.

If the price fits into a "legitimate" budget then buy it. If you are waiting for a $100 price for a trip from Chicago to London you'll, probably, never see it.

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Does anyone have any experience in when is a good time to buy airfare, I looked Friday night for a particular flight to Mexico, it was $1100, then I looked Saturday and the exact same flight was $700, any advice on when to buy?
I posted about a low fare airline to Mexico.....

http://www.cruisemates.com/forum/vie...airline+mexico

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I checked it out but unfortunately it doesn’t fit for where I am leaving from and where I am going to.

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There is a website, which I cannot mention, but this is what they can do for you...
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Tag flights from your favorite airline sites and we will email you when prices drop.


When the price drops below what you paid, we help you get a voucher or refund from the airline!

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I bet some of you already know all about this, I just heard about it a while back, promptly forgot about it, and saw it on the Today show the other day...so when I am ready to book, I will sign up...pm me if you want the info..
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