Beginning August 23rd, the date known as “National Cheap Flight Day,” airfare will begin to decrease due to the transition into off-peak travel season, the company said.
Data and trends examined by flight-focused online travel agency, CheapOair, shows that average prices for popular travel destinations will decrease approximately 30% for international travel, and 14% for domestic travel, going into the off-peak season.
Among the top international destinations, Spain is seeing the largest percentage decreases. Madrid yields potential savings of over USD 250, and Barcelona will see savings of over USD 200. Asia is also expected to see massive decreases in airfares, with cities like Manila, Philippines showing prices decreasing by well over 32%, with a potential savings of over USD 300. For domestic destinations, Los Angeles tops the list with fares being 27% cheaper than normal. Chicago and Seattle follow, with price decreases at 15% and 14%.
CheapOair is a flight-focused, hybrid travel agency that enables consumers to book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone or live chat.