Do You Pay Too Much for Airfare?

By: Eric Piwowar
Estimated Completion Time
1 min
Do You Pay Too Much for Airfare?
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About This Quiz

The internet has helped radically change travel booking over the years, and today it has become incredibly cheap to fly to far off destinations if you know how it all works. For instance, certain days of the week are cheaper to book and travel on than others. Same with certain times of day. Even how far in advance you book a flight could be costing you money every time you travel.

Airlines are constantly changing ticket prices based on dozens of different factors so it might seem like a game that can't be won. But it can be if you know how to play. Answer these few questions and we'll give you some tips and tricks missing from your travel booking arsenal. By the time you're done, you'll be racing to book your next flight.

Advanced Travel Do you book your flights more than a month in advance?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Cheap Ticket When you fly, do you book the cheapest ticket?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Day of Week When sit down to book your flight, is it on the weekend?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Time of Day Do you usually book midday flights?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Calendar Do you usually search for specific days of travel?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Arrivals Are you flying on weekdays to save money?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Cheap Airline Are there certain airlines you refuse to fly with?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Round Trip Do you prefer to buy flights that are roundtrip?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Nearby When searching for flights, do you ever search for nearby airports?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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Credit Cards Do you have a credit card that you earn airline miles or travel rewards with?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not sure

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