Prepare for landing... A pretty awesome deal! Here, the ultimate hacks to save more on your next holiday
SAVE NOW WHILE BOOKING
PLAN IN ADVANCE – BUT NOT TOO FAR. You’ll likely get the best deals when booking less than eight weeks out (that’s when airlines usually drop their prices to fill seats), but more than three weeks before (get closer than that and fares begin to skyrocket), says travel expert Robert Firpo-Cappiello.
CONSIDER A SMALLER AIRPORT. They’re sometimes cheaper, so check what’s near your destination, says Zach Honig, editor-at-large of ThePointsGuy.com, a traveladvice website. For example, instead of flying into OR Tambo in Joburg, try Lanseria. The extra Uber cost will likely be worth it since it’s only one trip there and one back.
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