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Are tuesdays the cheapest day to book a vacation?

Asked by Fallstand (1125points) February 14th, 2008

I’ve heard this..

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ben's avatar

Yeah, in general, traveling on Tuesdays and Wednesdays is the way to find the cheapest deals for flights, hotels, rental cars, etc.

Update: oops--I don't think I read your question closely enough. If it's about booking, then I'm not really sure. My personal experience has shown Saturdays to be good, but that's not based on anything scientific. I really don't know if there is a best day to book. Good question...

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The days of the week you choose to depart and return make a difference in overall price as well. Historically, Fridays and Sundays are the busiest days of the week to travel, which also makes them the most expensive. In general, you can find lower fares by traveling midweek, on Mondays through Thursdays. If you must travel on the weekends, Saturdays are generally the most affordable option.

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