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Quiz: When is the cheapest time to fly?
by Staff
The cost of airfare shouldn’t keep you homebound. But do you know how to time your travels to save cash on your adventures? Return all tray tables to the upright position and answer these questions to find the best airline deals.

The cost of airfare is going up because of what?

  • rising fuel prices
  • bad airline management
  • all of the above

Travelers can often avoid additional airfare costs by doing what?

  • Avoiding additional/heavy luggage
  • Avoiding in-flight meals
  • all of the above

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Airfare rates are always higher during peak vacation times.
  • Airfare rates are impossible to track.
  • Airfare rates are always lower during peak vacation times.

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Skipping in-flight meals will help you save money on airfare.
  • Limiting your baggage will help you save money on airfare.
  • all of the above

What are blackout dates?

  • Blackout dates are dates when airfare deals are not offered.
  • Blackout dates are dates when airfare deals are offered.
  • Blackout dates are dates when airlines only fly at night.

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Tuesday and Wednesday are typically less busy for airlines.
  • Thursdays and Fridays are typically less busy for airlines.
  • Sundays and Mondays are typically less busy for airlines.

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Usually, flights with extended layovers will be less expensive.
  • Usually, flights with extended layovers will be more expensive.
  • Usually, layover times have no effect on airfare price.

What is a redeye flight?

  • an early afternoon flight
  • a late morning light
  • a late night flight

How are discount airlines different than more expensive airlines?

  • They're not different; they are exactly the same.
  • They offer fewer amenities.
  • They offer more amenities.

Which of the following airlines charges for carry-ons?

  • Spirit Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • all of the above