6 Flight-Booking Hacks to Save You a Ton of Money on Airfare | Thrillist

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

It's tough to say what's worse when buying a plane ticket: knowing that fares may drop and that you're probably getting screwed, or never knowing how much extra cash the airlines actually got off you. Either way, there's only one thing to do to put your mind at ease. And that's... EVERYTHING humanly possible to get the absolute lowest fare.

Which is why we've put together this list of flight-booking hacks. Some are safe, some are risky, but all are designed to help you outsmart the airlines and save money on your next trip.

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