The first day of Spring turns the daydreams of warm weather, beaches, and summer vacations into reality. And today also brings the summer airfare deals as airlines launch airfares on the first day of Spring for the first days of summer!
Numerous airlines are offering cheap flights for summer travel through early June. Some airlines are even offering an early Fall airfare sale for those who really want to starting planning.
Here’s the first Fall and summer airfare sale for 2012!
So if you’ve been waiting on those travel deals for summer vacations, now is the time to book!
Fall and summer travel deals
When booking your flights and vacations for summer, there are a number of tips to help you save money on travel.
For air travel, the price of airline tickets is on the rise. However, you can use these 10 tips to save money on your summer airfares when searching for flights.
Southwest Airlines, AirTran, Virgin America, and JetBlue have kicked off summer and fall airfares with some great deals. Southwest, AirTran, and JetBlue have some early summer flights for travel through late June for as low as $69 on Southwest and AirTran and $39 on JetBlue (all prices one way).
Virgin America has gone even further offering airfare sales for cities like San Francisco for as low as $64 each way. Book travel well into Fall as these deals extend to mid October.
Delta Airlines has some great deals to Europe and Latin America on sale for summer travel. And while American, United, and Continental haven’t launched their early summer airfare sales, you can expect summer travel deals coming soon.
A number of airlines (American, United, Continental, Frontier) still have Spring travel deals on sale through early to mid June. Even if you aren’t ready for summer, you can still find some cheap flights for Spring starting in April through mid June.
Airfares aren’t the only thing on sale right now. Many sites have launched vacation package sales so if you are looking for a travel deal, the time to start planning that summer vacation is now.
Check online travel sites as well as airline sites and travel agents to find your best deal for summer. With prices on the rise and travel demand for summer expected to increase over last year, book early.
For those looking for hotels and car rentals, these are on sale now as well. Weekend car rentals in mid June for a number of cities are less than $50 right now.
Late spring, early summer, and even Fall airfares, vacation packages, and travel deals are on sale now.
When is the best time to find travel deals and cheap flights for summer?
Now. The summer travel season will be busy so even if you aren’t traveling until later in the summer, start looking for deals and packages now.
A few airlines have already offered some discounted flights for summer. However, there will be more on the way. Three months out is the best time to start looking but with demand and prices on the rise, the early bird will get the worm this summer.
Regardless of when you want to travel, follow the 10 travel tips above to help you find the best deal.
For airlines, you can use these tips to find the cheapest flight no matter when you are traveling. And if you are looking for vacations and packages, there are a number of tips to save money on your next vacation.
With the start of the summer airfare deals, the first day of Spring could mean the first day of summer vacation as you start planning.
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