5 Strategies for Holiday Travel Procrastinators
Just days before Thanksgiving and roughly a month before Christmas, we don't feel it's a reach to say holiday travel bargain hunters are tracking an extinct species. Deals? There are no deals. You're lucky if there are open seats out there getting more expensive by the moment.
You say JetBlue
You have some holiday travel options, but none meet even the most forgiving definition of "good." Shut off those fare alerts and don't expect any deals or discounts in the pages that follow. With the help of the folks at FareCompare and SmarterTravel
Fly on the holiday
Maybe you misjudged the calendar or just flat out forgot. Either way, you haven't booked a ticket and breaking your loved ones' hearts isn't an option.
The good news is that some tickets are still available. The bad news? They're roughly the cost of a large family's Thanksgiving dinner.
If you have frequent-flier miles to use, now is the time. There are going to be last-minute redemption fees, but would your rater pay full price? Also, consider flying on Thanksgiving Day. You'll miss the parade unless you're on a flight with DirecTV