After the excesses of Christmas—of parties, food, going out, shopping, drinking…—January arrives with its blue monday and its steep slope to impose containment and boredom. These are somewhat gray days that can be combated by thinking, for example, about the next vacation, trip or getaway.
Traveling has become one of the great desires of Spaniards, as confirmed by a study by the flight search engine KAYAK, which highlights it on the list of resolutions for the new year, along with the classics of exercising, losing weight, eating healthy and learn a language. This is the reason why flight searches for this summer have increased by 11% compared to last.
The B side of this is that the market predicts that flights will be on average 6% higher, although there will be destinations to which flying will be cheaper than in the past summer season.
To travel at a good price and try to avoid this more than likely increase in plane ticket prices, Natalia Diez-Rivas, commercial director of KAYAK for Europe, has four key tips:
1. If your destination preferences are in Asia, Díez-Rivas advises opting for Singapore, Denpasar – capital of Bali – or Hanoi – capital of Vietnam – three of the favorite destinations of Spaniards on this continent. They can be 9%, 8% and 6% cheaper than last summer, respectively.
2. If you choose the United States, With New York or Miami in the spotlight—these cities are among the ten most sought after by Spaniards to travel this summer—according to last year’s search patterns, travelers who booked their flight 8 months in advance got a better offer, with an average price of 568 euros.
And another suggestion: flying to Orlando this summer can be 7% cheaper than last.
3. If you are looking for the nature of the Azores, You may have time to get your plane tickets. Based on search patterns from last year, travelers who booked their tickets to Portugal about 2 months before departure paid an average of 131 euros per flight, a price almost 25% lower than those who booked 7 months in advance. advance
4. If your destination is South America, Lima can be the best ally for your plans. Flying to the Peruvian capital, one of the ten most sought-after destinations by Spaniards, can be 5% cheaper than in the summer of 2023.