You can save lots of money by making sure you book your flight at the right time.
Friday is the most expensive day of the week to buy a plane ticket, with flights on average 13 per cent dearer than if booked on a Sunday.
Airlines post their best deals on weekends because they know that price-conscious consumers will grab them. At the weekend there are also no business travellers looking to get last minute fares which crowds the market.
The best months for booking a cheap holiday is the four months of the year , where a 20% of flights were approximately £150 or less.
If you don’t book early, consider leaving it to the last minute instead. Booking late is the cheapest way to get a package. The later you wait, the more you need to be flexible about dates and destinations.
If you’re going on holiday on your own or with your partner, you might be able to be very flexible, snapping up the last couple of plane seats and checking into the last remaining hotel room.
Save money on flights by booking in advance and flying midweek. Analysis of pricing data suggests it is cheapest to fly on a Tuesday, as long as you book 59 days in advance.