Summer travel prices soar amid increased demand for flights, hotels
Find summer travel deals by planning around cheap airfare: Expert
The Points Guy founder Brian Kelly shares tips and tricks to tackling a travel boom ahead of Memorial Day weekend and summer vacations.
As travel-related COVID-19 restrictions ease, the demand for travel is increasing – but so are the costs.
Some forecasters estimate that the number of travelers this summer will match or even exceed pre-pandemic numbers, the Associated Press reported.
Meanwhile, airline tickets, gas prices and hotel rates are also higher than usual, according to the AP.
HIGH GAS PRICES CAUSING ‘DEMAND DESTRUCTION,’ EXPERT SAYS
Airline fares in the U.S. are averaging more than $400 round trip this summer, which is 24% higher than the same time in 2019 and 45% higher than last year, the AP reported, citing travel-data firm Hopper.
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