Save Money The ultimate ways of saving money on your flights – Making traveling cheaper By Avik Posted on February 25, 2017 5 min read 0 0 28 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Gone are those days of dirt-cheap travel and as the flights can represent the biggest portion of your travel costs, finding out that hidden deal can just be as vital as finding the perfect destination, the best tour company, the best place to stay and also the best backpack. After all, someone who is trying his best to travel by saving money, booking a flight which is too expensive will not lead you anywhere. But it is not that there are no ways in which you can strike a good deal while booking your flights. There are some exact steps that you need to follow and few myths that you need to stop believing in. So, here is some valuable information for you that you should follow in order to travel with the biggest discounts. Ignore the myths and never believe in them again There are many myths doing the rounds about finding cheap flights and as soon as you start believing in them, you will start making wrong decisions. There’s nothing like a magic bullet for locating cheap flights. This is not true always that buying air tickets on Tuesday will be a cheap option and there is also no evidence that searching incognito will lead to cheap deals. So, start taking action and stop believing in myths. Flexibility with your travel time and date is necessary The price of airline tickets vary depending on the day of the week, the time of the year and approaching holidays like New Year’s Eve or Christmas or the 4th of July! If you think that you’re going to fly when everybody else is also flying, you have to pay high fares. Hence being flexible with your dates is something that is demanded. For instance, if you’re dead sure about visiting Paris, visit it during fall or spring as the airfares will be much cheaper. Being able to change your destinations too will help you If you are not able to be flexible with the time of flying, you can at least be flexible about where you fly. Although it is best to be flexible with both but if you really wish to save money on flights, you should at least be able to do one. The specific airline search engines have made it simple to search everywhere to get the cheapest ticket and hence you don’t even require searching manually. Use the wonderful tools which help you locate the best tickets at the best prices. Avoid flying direct You should also try to be flexible with the route that you choose to reach your destination. There are times when it is cheaper to fly to London and opt for a budget airline to Amsterdam than flying direct to Amsterdam. You will find many budget carriers in the world which take advantage of a good deal to yet another city. Therefore, apart from searching for huge discounts on airfares, you can also follow the above recommended tips for saving your dollars on traveling.