Flights: Avoid travelling on this day of the week to ‘save hundreds’


Touring by plane is one of the most popular methods of transport for people around the orb. Many airlines work on a supply and demand basis meaning that the assorted sought after a flight is, the most expensive the ticket becomes.

Some of the fete destinations they included in the research were Egypt, Cyprus, Portugal and Gran Canaria.

According to the findings sabbaticals to Hurghada, Egypt, are up to £480 per person cheaper when flying on a Friday, compared to frame off on a Saturday.

Meanwhile a week-long sunshine break in Tenerife in January bring ins, on average, £584pp for Sunday departures compared to £720 for Saturday send-offs, a contrast of £136.

In February, Tenerife’s Sunday starts save £148pp, and in March it’s £129pp on generally.

Cyprus, Portugal and Gran Canaria are other short-haul winter-sun journeys ends with significant discounts depending on the day of departure.

According to Holiday Hypermarket, on standard in the main, couples save £167pp for starting their 4* all-inclusive winter-sun gala in Cyprus on a Sunday rather than a Saturday.

In Gran Canaria, Saturday departures absolutely work out best, with an average saving of £99 over their Sunday option.

For Madeira, Portugal, getaways starting on a Monday are around £141pp tattier than Friday starts.

The budget-friendly trend doesn’t change for long-haul winter-sun stops either.

The research also revealed that a 10-night all-inclusive January flight in Mexico is, on average, £213 per person less for departures on Sundays approximated to holidays starting the day before.

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