Skyscanner reveals September is best month to book Thanksgiving air travel

Global travel search engine Skyscanner.com has collated and analyzed data from its more than 60 million monthly users to determine the best time to book Thanksgiving air travel, and anticipated highest savings come in September, the company said.

Contrary to years past, procrastinators are less likely to fare as well as they have when it comes to Thanksgiving. While previous years´ data indicated higher potential for last-minute deals, this year Skyscanner advices purchasing tickets ahead of time.

The company reports a 7% savings during the weeks of August 27 and October 1. The best month to book is September. Worst savings are anticipated the weeks of November 19 and November 12.

Skyscanner provides a free search of flights, hotels and car rentals. The privately-owned company employs over 900 staff and has ten global offices in Edinburgh, Singapore, Beijing, Shenzhen, Miami, Barcelona, Glasgow, Sofia, Budapest and London.