Best Time To Book Holiday Flights

IF YOU PLAN TO BE 'HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS', NOW IS THE TIME TO START PLANNING YOUR TRAVEL

(CNN) – The first day of fall isn’t ushering in cool weather across the country,but it is the best time to start planning those cold weather trips.

Now is the time to book flights for the holidays.

According to AAA, the ideal time to buy air travel for Thanksgiving and Christmas begins Wednesday.

But you need to move fast, by Halloween most of the good deals will be over.

And flights will start filling up as travelers rush to make reservations.

While there is no way to guarantee you are getting absolute best prices available, being flexible with travel dates can help.

For Thanksgiving, fly on Monday November 25th or Thanksgiving Day.

And Christmas is similar, flights on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are traditionally the cheapest.

Also watch out for hidden fees like checked bags, those can really impact the costs.