Save Money When Buying Flight Tickets

Downwindz By Downwindz, 9th Apr 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3pbsap2i/
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How to get the best airline tickets possible compared to the price actual paid. Here could be some tips which you havent considered before...

Save Money When Buying Flight Tickets

Most people who either travel for business or pleasure are interested in getting the best possible deal on the flight tickets. Today there are so many companies online who offers cheap flight tickets to basically anyone and with almost any airline company. But how is it possible to get the best deal?

Before deciding if you are to fly with a cheap discount airline company or if you are to fly with a more known airline company you need to consider a few things. You first need to look on the actual difference in what you get for your money. When flying with a cheap discount airline company they often charge you extra for each piece of luggage you need to bring with you. They will also charge you extra if you want to get a meal or drinks during the flight.

Non-discount airline companies usually have 1 checked in piece of luggage included or a maximum limit of weight for the luggage or maybe both. Some companies give refreshments or meals onboard the flight and some airline companies give you the opportunity to buy it. This also depends on how long the flight is.

Based on these differences between the airline companies you need to determine what you exactly expect from your flight and what you need. You can risk that you will save more money by flying with a non-discount airline company opposed to a discount airline company.

But where you can save the most money is while you do the actual ordering of the tickets themselves. If you found the tickets through an online website offering cheap airline tickets, they often list which airline partner that you would be flying with before you are to pay for the tickets. Now these websites earns money because they are getting the airline tickets cheaper from the airline company’s own website. So before you order and pay for the airline tickets you should check out the airline company’s own website to check if it is possible to get the tickets for a better price. I have saved money quite often by doing it this way, usually it is possible to save from $15 and upwards on the flights.

I hope these few tips are helpful for you next time you need to get flight tickets, and maybe even cheaper than you thought possible.

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Airline Tickets, Cheap, Discount, Flight, Flight Tickets, Fly, How To

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I have a degree in Marketing Management and Economics and have a large interest in health and economical topics.

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
9th Apr 2011 (#)

Great tips for saving some money with a little attention.

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author avatar Downwindz
10th Apr 2011 (#)

Exactly the reason why I wanted to share these tips, Since I fly quite a lot, it is important for me to get the best possible deals...

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author avatar Denise O
14th Apr 2011 (#)

It has been well over a decade since I hav flown. My daughter now lives 2000 miles away from me, I am sure I will be using some fo your tips to get her here to me. Good read. Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar Downwindz
14th Apr 2011 (#)

@ Denise - Well I also live quite a distance from my parents, which is one of the reasons im flying regulary. But my experience is that it is quite rare that the "cheap flight tickets" websites arent so cheap as they claim, since they are also ought to make profits somehow.

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