A Variation on the Usual Myth: Buy Your Airline Tickets on Saturdays?

Consumerist says you should shop for airfare on Saturdays. Like the traditional story about Wednesday at midnight, the idea of a specific day of the week that you’ll get the lowest price is a myth.

They do, at least, helpfully point readers to ITA Software, a powerful search tool — but only marginally useful for novices.

The real usefulness of ITA Software comes into play when narrowing searching with their advanced route language.

Folks who don’t want to go crazy learning it might be best advised to start their airfare searches with Kayak.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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