The Best Time To Book Flights In 2018

Best Time To Book Flights in 2018

Have you got an exciting trip planned for 2018? It's great to plan ahead! Get the most out of your money by finding out when the best time to book your flights are.

Book A Weekday Flight

By choosing a weekday, it will be a lot cheaper to travel on. For the best prices for both long and short haul flights, opt for flights between Tuesday and Thursday.

Mid Haul Flights

Book 1 - 2 months in advance

Grab the best prices for your mid-haul flights one to two months ahead of your planned holiday. Research has found that the highly sought after destination of Faro in Portugal has flights that are 80% cheaper when booked one month in advance.

Luqa in Malta has flights that are 70% cheaper when booked two months in advance. Booking one to two months ahead can see savings of between 60 - 70% for Barcelona, Mallorca and Tenerife.

For those of you eager to explore the Nordic wonders of Iceland for Christmas 2018, Reykjavik needs to be booked 5 months in advance to get the cheapest prices. On average, you can save up to 61%.

Long Haul Flights

Book 2 - 4 months in advance

When it comes to flying to even more distant destinations, the key time is to book in advance between two and four months of your chosen departure date.

If you're planning a trip to America, find out the best times to book your flight to the USA. Did you know that you can save up to 47% by booking flights to New York a month in advance?

If you're jetting off to New Zealand, book at least 7 months in advance to get the best deals - especially if you're flying to Auckland.

Booking Accommodation In Advance

Similar to flights, booking your hotel ahead of time is also a smart idea to ensure you're saving those extra pennies.

Booking a hotel one to two months in advance is recommended for the likes of short-haul destinations such as Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, Benidorm and Krakow.

Long-haul destinations such as Singapore, New York and Orlando only require booking a hotel one to two months in advance, whereas a stay in a hotel in Cancun needs to be booked at least six months in advance.

Airport Hotel Discounts

Airport Parking Airport Hotels with Parking

Got an early flight? Wherever in the UK you're departing from, get your holiday off to a comfortable start by booking a night's stay in an Airparks Airport Hotel. Save up to 60% by booking in advance. Rooms start from £37.00 per night*.

*price correct at the time of writing

Don't forget that our Best Price Difference ensures that if you find an identical airport, lounge, or parking product within 24 hours of booking with us, we'll price match it or refund the difference.