Tips for purchasing plane tickets:

  • Purchase your plane tickets early, but not too early. Keep a look out for airfare sales and compare different airlines and departure dates. When you determine the average cost, keep checking frequently and you will know when you find a good deal.
  • Search multiple travel websites.
  • Contact a local travel agency that specializaes in student travel about any deals.
  • Sign up for fare alerts.
  • Consider flying out of alternate airports that are close by but may be less expensive.