If you're traveling for the holidays, travel site Hopper.com says book your travel now! Right now, flights are reasonable, but very soon, the prices will be going up and quickly. Flights for Thanksgiving are up about 24% from last year with flights for the Christmas holiday up about 53%. This week, the average price for a round trip ticket for Thanksgiving is about $290.
If you wait to book your Thanksgiving flight, the price will go up about $10 per day between the end of October and Thanksgiving. If you wait to book Christmas travel, the price will go up about $10 per day between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
According to TheVacationer, the best departure dates for Christmas are December 18-20 and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The worst days to travel for Christmas are December 22-23 and December 26 & 27.
Book that travel now!