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Going somewhere? These are the best websites for finding flights.

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Once upon a time, prospective vacation-goers would journey to an IRL storefront, where a person called a "travel agent" would be waiting amid stacks of maps and dog-eared travel guides. But thanks to the internet, travel agents have been rendered largely obsolete, leaving travelers to sift through thousands of flights on their own. Or at least, it might seem that way. The truth is we're not alone, or at least not completely. Websites abound to help us amateurs parse an often overwhelming number of choices, comparing everything from prices to the ideal layover city.


Hey procrastinators, here's how to score a holiday flight deal

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If you've been procrastinating purchasing a ticket to visit your family these holidays or simply decide to pull a The Holiday and jet off to your dream destination last-minute, you'll need to know where the travel deals are at. As it's very late in the game, we're here to give you some guidance on where to find the best holiday flight deals. Directly checking airline sites is a great first step to take. Many airlines have special deals listed for U.S. travelers around this time of year, and some are specifically marked "Holiday Deals," which means you can plan a trip for New Year's Eve, too. Here are some of the most exciting deals we've stumbled upon: United is offering over 40 discounted holiday deals on select flights out of Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and more from $121 to $408 roundtrip.


5 best sites for finding stellar travel deals

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USA TODAY columnist Kim Komando says some of these sites are like having a personal travel shopper. With a little work now, you can avoid pinching pennies in the fall. Summer is in full swing, and millions of Americans are raring to take a trip. But where should they go, and how much should they budget? I've been an avid traveler since I was a kid when I would hop planes with my father, who worked for the airlines.


The best day to buy plane tickets: When to book, which day to fly, and how to save money with a VPN

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Is Tuesday actually the best day to buy plane tickets? It's a rumor that we're sure you've seen circling around the internet or heard from family and friends for years -- so why are we now hearing that Sunday is the day to buy plane tickets for cheap? Do either of these days even matter when it's the holiday season? Is flying ever really "cheap?" Let us start off by saying there's no one-size-fits-all rule to cheap plane tickets -- and if any article tries to tell you that, they're lying.


The best day to buy plane tickets: When to book, which day to fly, and how to save money with a VPN

Mashable

Is Tuesday actually the best day to buy plane tickets? It's a rumor that we're sure you've seen circling around the internet or heard from family and friends for years -- so why are we now hearing that Sunday is the day to buy plane tickets for cheap? Do either of these days even matter when it's the holiday season? Is flying ever really "cheap?" Let us start off by saying there's no one-size-fits-all rule to cheap plane tickets -- and if any article tries to tell you that, they're lying.