Travel experts break down the best times to book a trip

Posted at 8:15 PM, Jan 01, 2019

If you’re traveling in the near future, you may want to book your trip soon.

According to travel search engine Skyscanner, January will be the cheapest month to book airfare in 2019.

Based on data from 2018, August will be the second cheapest month if you’re planning to travel by air.

February is the third cheapest month for booking flights in the new year.

Experts say the time of day is also a factor. Travelers will likely find the best deals on early morning flights, especially 5 a.m. flights.

Travelers who are flying domestically should book two to three weeks ahead of time.

The best deals for international travel are typically found about two months ahead of time.