Transcript for It's Not Too Late to Save on Holiday Travel
Now, to the fast approaching holiday travel season. If you're planning to fly, be prepared to pay a lot more. Airfares are skyrocketing. And abc's rebecca jarvis is here on why flights cost so much and it's still possible to save a little money. It is possible. But this morning, prices are up by $150 from where they were just a month ago. And big reason is, that there's more seats that are getting filled up by the airlines. If you're holding out to get a better deal, it's time to get moving because the experts tell us, the only direction that ticket fares are going is up. On coverage, thanksgiving week fares are up a staggering 9.5% from last year. Christmas tickets, up more than 7%. And it's happening, robin, because airlines have figured out how to pack their flights full of people. I can't remember the last time I was on a flight that was not completely sold out. If you are planning on traveling this holiday season, any suggestions on how we can get a good deal? Best thing to do is fly saturday instead of sunday. Extend your stay. Add a stop. Or even fly overnight, robin. A couple of things you can do to save some bucks. Always looking for that way. Rebecca, thank you very much.
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