Travel cheap: nine ways to save on air travel
Here are some travel experts' top tips and tools to hold costs down a bit.
3. Consider a change in timing or destination city.
You can generally save by flying on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday. Shifting airports, say, arriving in Rome rather than Florence, can also yield savings even after accounting for the cost of a ride by train or car to your desired destination. Flying at less desired time of day or year (September rather than August) can also result in lower fares.