Travelocity Reveals The Cheapest Days To Travel And The Price To Beat For Memorial Day 2014

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After one of the coldest winters on record, summer-seekers are anxiously awaiting the Memorial Day holiday. According to Travelocity's newly released Memorial Day 2014 data, the cost of travel is up 4.2% this year, but savvy travelers can still find good deals. The full Memorial Day travel report helps travelers understand which days are the cheapest to fly and the "Price to Beat" for Memorial Day travel. 

The Price to Beat

Deal-hunters can look to Travelocity's Price to Beat as a gauge for finding great Memorial Day Deals. The Price to Beat for domestic travel is $367 for round-trip airfare, up 4.2% over 2013.  For international travelers, the Price to Beat is $939 for a round-trip flight, up only 1.3% year-over-year. 

What are the Cheapest Days to Fly

Based on Travelocity's Cheapest Days to Travel Matrix, budget-conscious travelers should opt to depart on Wednesday, May 21 and return on Sunday, May 25 for an average round-trip ticket price of $338. In contrast, the most expensive days to fly this Memorial Day are a Sunday, May 18 departure and a return flight on either Memorial Day (Monday, May 26) or Wednesday, May 28, with round trip prices of $589 and $592 respectively.

"Flexibility is key when it comes to summer holiday travel," says Travelocity Senior Editor, Courtney Scott. "Traveling on off-peak days is an easy way to save money, not to mention the benefit of less crowded airports and roads."   


Return

Sunday

5/25

Return

Monday

5/26

Return

Tuesday

5/27

Return

Wednesday

5/28

Return

Thursday

5/29

Depart Sunday

5/18

$405

$589

$517

$592

$572

Depart Monday

5/19

$397

$484

$421

$457

$468

Depart Tuesday

5/20

$347

$392

$373

$392

$383

Depart Wednesday 5/21

$338

$363

$345

$342

$415

Depart Thursday 5/22

$360

$385

$362

$395

$387

Travelocity is celebrating Memorial Day with a sale from now through Memorial Day weekend Book early and save at http://www.travelocity.com/longweekend

About Travelocity

Travelocity wants to inspire you to "Go & Smell the Roses!" and is dedicated to being your kindred spirit – a travel companion and a travel instigator, roaming the world beside you while helping make your traveling experience memorable with innovative apps, competitive prices and 24/7 customer service. Based in Southlake (Dallas/Fort Worth), Texas, Travelocity is owned by Sabre, a global technology company whose innovative technology is used by approximately one billion people around the world to plan, book and get to their destination at a time and price that's right for them.

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