Buying international plane tickets for a steal has a different set of rules than for domestic tickets, says Jeff Klee, the CEO of , which released data from more than 350 million international flights today. That includes different rules for when to buy and when to travel, he says. Even if you think an airline’s safe as houses, it’s important to protect yourself as fully as possible. The easiest way is to book on a credit card, as when the transaction’s more than £100, Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act means the card company’s equally liable if something goes wrong (see the full Section 75 Refunds guide, or the Chargeback guide for protection on debit card purchases).
Skyscanner for the very cheapest time to fly. Another MSE Towers favourite, Skyscanner gives you fare options spread over a month to find exactly when’s cheapest. It has particularly strong coverage of budget flights, searching over 1,200 airlines and travel sites in total.
According to United’s website , customers with basic economy reservations are still seated in the main cabin. Checked baggage policies remain the same. You’ll have to pay $25 for one checked bag, for instance. And you’ll still get the free drink and snack that’s offered to everybody else.
Duty free shops at the Delhi and Mumbai airports acts sure to lure treats for budget travellers taking airlines offering cheap flights to India. Purchasing high-class goods at knock down prices is the key reason why travellers taking tickets on flights to India never miss chance to shop at the duty free airport shops.
Monitor airfare rates on a daily basis. Of course you cannot just sit down in front of your computer to watch and monitor airfare rates all day. There are fare watcher websites and you can subscribe to them to receive airfare alerts and compare airfare rates or sign up on airlines newsletter to get updates on the latest discounted fares and cheapest airfare rates.