Who doesn’t want to fly for less, particularly these days, when an airline ticket can cost you an arm and a leg? Too many people are searching for cheap flights in all the wrong places, though.

Sure, those online search engines can find you some deals, but you’re missing out if you aren’t also:

Subscribed to airline and travel newsletters. You’ll get the most recent discounts available and deals that just don’t last, right in your inbox.

Checking regularly. You may not be planning a trip just now, but staying on top of the latest deals means finding really cheap flights sometimes. It might be worth switching your vacation time around, but many flights can be booked ahead so you can take advantage of the offer.

Following airlines on social media. Sometime, the best deals are only up for a few hours and you’ll need to be on social media in order to get those. Keep an eye out . . . you never know what you might find.

Getting cheap flights isn’t just about searching at the last minute for the best price possible. If you make a habit of keeping up with the latest travel trends and deals, you’ll be able to book your flights for far less.

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