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7 Tricks For Getting Affordable Flight Tickets To Your Favorite Destination

7 Tricks For Getting Affordable Flight Tickets To Your Favorite Destination

Are you looking for effective tips and tricks for getting affordable flight tickets to your favorite destination? Then, you’ve come to the right place! Here, in this article, I’ve compiled some tricks to save some bucks on flight tickets while booking. Have a look!

1. Check Fares Constantly

Do you know the average fare difference between buying an airline ticket on the best day to buy it and the worst? I’s about $235!

It’s a fact that airline fares change multiple times a week, so the timing is significant when it comes to buying flight tickets to your favorite destination. As soon as you make up the decision that you’ll be flying, start checking fares on a continuous basis or even at least once a week to get your hands on a good deal.

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Once you’ll find a good deal, get ready to pull the trigger as the fare might change overnight.

2. Buy At The Right Time

When it comes to buying flight tickets, timing is the key. If you want to save some money, you’ll have to keep these points in mind; If you book tickets too late, i.e. within 14 days or too early i.e. more than 5 months in advance, you’ll likely pay a big premium.

If you’re traveling for a holiday or other peak time, the best time to get a good deal within the United States is somewhere between 3 weeks to months in advance.

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3. It’s A Matter Of Days

Another important thing that you need to keep in mind is that some days are cheaper than others. For the domestic flights, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the least expensive days, Fridays and Sundays are the most expensive and Monday, Thursday and Saturday have medium rates.

The average difference between a Tuesday and a Sunday flight is $30 (one-way) and $59 for a round trip.

4. Be Mindful Of Holiday & Seasonality

As a matter of fact, it’s equally important to know when to go on vacation. The major factor that affects ticket prices is how full the flight is. It means that if you’re planning to travel during Thanksgiving, Christmas or Spring Break, it would be more expensive than on regular days.

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Moreover, when it comes to international flights, they’re quite seasonal, so it’s better to do some research on low and peak seasons in the place you want to visit during your holidays.

5. Mix & Match Airlines For The Cheapest Tickets

There are several websites that offer a Mix & Match category, which allows you to combine 2 or more fares that might not be on the same airline for a round trip.

Keep in mind that Mix & Match options are very rare and you’ll get the cheap tickets when one airline is going out and the another one is returning or when the airline with a cheap outbound flight doesn’t have a convenient return flight.

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6. Get Registered For Airfare Alerts

Another way to get affordable flight tickets to your favorite destinations is to sign up for Airfare and track routes. You can sign up for Airfare alerts to get all the good deals on flight tickets.

Once you register, you will get notifications right after the sale starts and when the flight has a limited number of seats left. Don’t waste your time and act quickly when a fare sale starts to save a lot of money.

7. Prefer Separate Purchases

When it comes to buying airline tickets, you seldom get a group discount as compared to separate purchases. This is due to the fact that airlines limit the number of seats per flight at their lowest rates. Still, sometimes if you’re traveling in a group, you’ll get greater discounts.

Featured photo credit: Gus Ruballo via unsplash.com

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10 Reasons Why You Should Get Naked More Often

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Getting naked is often thought of as an act that should only be reserved for intimacy—and even then some get squirmy! Many people are more comfortable believing that the more clothes you are wearing the better. However, getting naked more often can have great benefits for you. Here are 10 great reasons to get naked more often:

1. It burns more fat.

Your body’s main supply of brown adipose tissue (BAT), or good fat cells, are located around your shoulder blades and neck. When your body is exposed to the elements and is cooler, the BAT proliferates and essentially kills the white adipose tissue, aka bad fat cells. So, not wearing any clothes helps promote this and makes you healthier.

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2. You’ll become comfortable with who you are.

Self-acceptance is hard to come by today. Ask anyone you know and see if they are happy with themselves. Chances are they will say they are too fat, not pretty, and find all of the flaws that they can. In reality, others do not see this. They see that you are beautiful. When you begin to get naked, you learn to appreciate your body and realize how beautiful you really are.

3. It saves you money.

Being naked more often saves on buying new clothing since you are wearing nothing a lot of the time. Be careful when you are in public, though—you may have to put on some clothes!

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4. It increases your immune system.

Being naked and getting exposure to the sun’s rays actually increases your body’s vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is directly related to your immune system. When you have optimal levels of vitamin D, your body’s immune system is impeccable, and you will be better equipped to ward off viruses, including the common cold and flu. So go lay outside naked on your private balcony or in your yard.

5. It makes you face your fears head on.

People cringe today when you mention the words “get naked.” They are so afraid of it—and today’s children are so ingrained with this—that they must wear layer upon layer to deal with their body image. However, when you are naked, you face your fears of body image and self-acceptance, experiencing some of the best moments of your life.

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6. You will feel better in your clothes.

When you do wear clothes (because not everyone has yet accepted being naked in public), you will start to choose clothing that accentuates the parts of your body that you love. You will begin to notice that maybe that muumuu does not flatter your beautiful curves and start wearing clothes that you love.

7. You will embrace vulnerability.

When you put yourself out there, it is a natural reaction to have fear and worry. However, this is an opportunity to embrace being vulnerable. It allows you to think and get down to the core of what really matters and what is of importance to you. When you strip away all of the excess, you are 100% you and willing to take on anything that comes your way.

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8. You will show the world the real you.

Today, we have many ways of altering our appearance from our true body image when we wear clothing. Some people alter their image so much that they fear getting naked with the person they love. It seems crazy that this could even happen; however, the rise in use of breast-enhancing bras and Spanx products has put this idea into people’s minds. This all goes back to being comfortable with your true body image. If a person really does love you, then they should not love you based upon your image. If they do, then you may even decide that the ever-so-uncomfortable leggings that go up above your waist to hold in all of the imperfections may not be worth it after all.

9. You will have fun.

Well, this could go in all sorts of directions. But when you are comfortable with your naked body and see it as being flattering, then life is more fun. You start realizing that you are beautiful and are willing to do more things that you probably would not have done otherwise—with and without your clothes on.

10. You can have intercourse with the lights on.

Many people are self-conscious about the way they look and decide that the less lighting the better when they are intimate with their partner. It’s nothing new. If you survey your best friends, you will probably come to this conclusion too. They may say that it even gets awkward, because they are more concerned with what their partner thinks of their body than just having and enjoying amazing intercourse. When you love the way you look naked, you will also want to have your partner see you at your best.

What are you waiting for? Start spending more time in the buff today and begin to change the way you think about your body.

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