Friday, 27 May 2011

Fly on a Thursday and save a packet

A study has found that there are significant savings to be made if travellers are able to fly during the week rather than at weekends.The study by Which? has found that the cost for a family of four flying to Majorca in August for one week would cost £2334 if travelling with Thomsonon a Saturday morning in July. The same holiday if departing on a Thursday evening in August costs £1480. A saving of £854.

A spokesman for Which? said that 'You could save an average of £39 by departing on a weekday rather than a weekend during the holidays. Seven of the eight most expensive departures we found we Saturdays.'

The study also found that holidays with flights leaving after 6pm were also generally cheaper.

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