Book Thanksgiving And Holiday Flights Now, Before Airfares Soar

Nothing puts a damper on the holidays like overpaying for flights. But according to travel booking app Hopper, holiday airfare prices will be the most expensive in five years due to a combination of factors, including jet fuel prices, thinner flight schedules and traditional holiday travel demand.

The best strategy, according to Hopper’s data crunchers? Book right now — and no later than the week of October 10 for both Thanksgiving and holiday flights.

“Fares for Thanksgiving peaked at over $400 in August, but have fallen around 9% into September as they do each year and will remain at the current level until mid to late October,” according to Hayley Berg, Hopper’s chief economist.

“If you see a good deal you’re comfortable paying, we recommend booking ASAP as prices are expected to rise and flights

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Airfare prices rise and demand increases for holiday flights

COLORADO SPRINGS — As many look to travel for the holidays, some feel more comfortable doing so in a “post-COVID” world. But soaring demand and high airfare prices might make it harder for some families to ditch the road trip and hit the skies.

The Colorado Springs Airport released a report showing that they’ve seen a 5% increase in passenger traffic compared to September 2021. That indicates a strong likelihood that the holiday season will be packed.

“Traffic is projected to be steady throughout the holiday season, which is typically our busiest travel time,” said Dana Schield, senior communications specialist for the Colorado Springs Airport.

Four of the most popular destinations from the airport include Denver, Dallas, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. But that’s not something the airport itself decided.

“When it comes to your fare for your flight, or even where we fly out of is COS, that’s ultimately a

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