Holiday airfare will be most expensive in 5 years as pandemic fears wane
If you’re thinking about flying over Thanksgiving or Christmas, get ready to pay up.
Flights for the holidays will be the most expensive in five years, fare-tracker Hopper said Monday.
Average domestic airfare for trips over Thanksgiving is $350, and international round trips are going for an average of $795 — both mark a 22% increase compared with 2019, before the Covid pandemic, Hopper said.
Domestic round-trip tickets over Christmas, which falls on a weekend this year, are nearly a third more expensive than 2019, averaging $463, while international is up...