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5 Tips on booking a cheap flight

Happy holidaymakers should always be on the lookout for cheap flights. As the summer holiday season gets underway, many avid flyers will be looking to book their summer sun fun – follow these tips for booking success.

Whether you want to jet off for a family holiday in the Canaries or bag a quick city weekend break with friends, there are hundreds of websites offering cheap flights to holiday makers. Here are 5 tips on how to book a cheap flight.

Follow these top 5 tips on how to book a cheap flight online

1.     Where do you want to go?

Cheap flights can take you beyond the UK: many low cost airlines travel all over Europe to popular destinations such as the Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Turkey, Greece and more.

Using a low cost flight search you can find a low cost flight in seconds, it’s easy and simple to do and your low cost flight could be booked in seconds. 

2.     Search all airlines

See if you can find the best deal by looking at what each low cost airline has to offer. Some will be priced higher than others for the same journey.

3.     Book in advance

If you book your flight in advance you can get the best deal: some airlines also offer great last minute deals too. If you book in advance cheap flights can start from as little as £1 (minus taxes) with some airlines. You can fly from all over the UK, whether you’re in Southampton or Scunthorpe, you can book a cheap flight to Salzburg anytime. If you find yourself desperate to catch a last minute flight, many low cost airlines offer great last minute deals.

4.     Extras

Lots of airlines offer extra fees for speedy boarding passes and extra luggage. Other great add-ons include car hire, travel insurance and hotels. You could have these extras to make your holiday hassle free. Cheap flights are a great way of getting to travel father without having to pay more.

5.     Time of Travel

Midweek low cost flights always tend to be a lot cheaper than weekend flights. Early morning flights are also significantly cheaper also it means you get the whole day to spend in your new destination.