Air Travel Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Air Travel activity »
  1. 1 Google Flights ?
  2. 2 UA New (?) Economy Class Fare
  3. 3 Jat Airlines? (AKA Serbia Airlines?)
  4. 4 Lufthansa or Condor Air
  5. 5 Connection Time at Heathrow.
  6. 6 Norwegian Air - What's the catch?
  7. 7 LAX Domestic to Int'l Connx
  8. 8 Traveling to Spain in March
  9. 9 Flying through Istanbul onto Montenego-Safety?
  10. 10 Premium Economy Virgin Atlantic
  11. 11 Help with Seats on KLM Flight
  12. 12 FLL Navigating Fort Lauderdale airport
  13. 13 Logging into my Aadvantage account
  14. 14 Does a OneWorld Explorer ticket make sense?
  15. 15 Flying "Backwards"
  16. 16 Europe (Lisbon) to Miami: Iberia or Lufthansa in terms of cabin comfort?
  17. 17 Asking for a sandwich in lieu of a hot meal
  18. 18 Reclining Seats in BA Premium Econ?
  19. 19 Delta and Virgin
  20. 20 Cancellation of Thai Airway return trip ticket
  21. 21 Newark connection
  22. 22 connection in jfk for only 90 minutes
  23. 23 Which airline for Paris/Nice?
  24. 24 Ticket spelling error with Orbitz
  25. 25 Cooperating with Airport Security
View next 25 » Back to the top

Best Time to Buy II: The Domestic Question

Jump to last reply

I'm sure this comes up many times over the year, but I'm going to ask anyway:

Early August travel, LA-area coastal airports only, travel to either Boston Logan (BOS) or Providence, RI (PVD)-- we're going to Cape Cod for family and fun. In your informed opinions, when should I start shopping in earnest for my seats? The airlines themselves seem to run specials going out three months, more or less; does that mean that I should wait until May?

Also: I have enough FF miles on American for one coach ticket. Do you think that there will be any FF seats left if I wait until May? It seems that the rules governing FF seats are quite arbitrary, so I'm not counting on this option. We're NOT adverse to red-eyes, since JetBlue has a non-stop LGB-BOS that would suit us pretty well, if need be.

I just don't fly as much as I used to, so your insight will be much more up-to-date than anything I can come up with. Thanks in advance!

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement