When it comes to finding the cheapest flights online there is quite a lot of mis-information floating around on so-called expert travel blogs. Just because one person found a cheap flight one way, doesn’t mean it will work for someone else. The truth is that there is no exact science to booking cheap flights, and using evidence from a few booked flights a year isn’t helpful.
Having said that this infographic by Skyscanner Australia is perhaps the most accurate study of when to book cheap flights. Being one of the worlds leading flight bookers they have access flight data that makes such graphics meaningful. In fact they have analysed over 250 million flight prices over the past three years, so this is a comprehensive data set.
As a result of their number crunching they have come up with this guide for the best time to book cheap domestic and international flights from Australia.