Boxing Day and Flight Deals

Boxing Day and Flight Deals | Fly.com Travel Blog

3Once Thanksgiving sets the Holiday Season into motion, the celebrations never really stop until a new year begins. Boxing Day is one of the many awaited holidays of the year. With several exciting airlines Boxing Day flight deals, it is also the perfect occasion to fly to your near and dear ones. Looking forward to booking Boxing Day cheap flights? Read more below.

What is Boxing Day?

Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated in a few countries (mainly those historically connected to the UK) such as Australia, Canada, South Africa, and New Zealand. Boxing Day is known as “Zweite Feiertag” in German meaning “Second Celebration”.

When is it Celebrated and Why?

Celebrated a day after Christmas, i.e. December 26, Boxing Day was a day when servants of the wealthy would receive a ‘Christmas Box’ (UK equivalent of a Christmas present) from their masters. As per a British tradition, the servants were allowed to visit their families on this day since they’d be working for their masters on Christmas. The box that the servants would take home would contain gifts and sometimes, leftover food. Moreover, the box is also a reference to charity boxes traditionally placed in the churches on Christmas Day to collect money for the poor, which were opened the day after.

Presently, the day is used to spend time with friends and family. The day is also a religious holiday (St. Stephen’s Day). Since St. Stephen was a horse lover, sports such as horse racing are also popular on Boxing Day.

When can you make the most of Boxing Day Flight Deals?

According to statistics, Boxing Day will likely be the last opportunity to grab cheap airfares before the March break and the peak travel season. The best time to book flight tickets for Boxing Day is the month of October. Gradually, after this period, flight prices steadily rise. Hence, you need to make the most of this golden period.

Major Airlines Offering Boxing Day Flight Deals

The following are the major airlines offering Boxing Day flight deals

Tips and Tricks to Make the Most of Boxing Day Flight Sales

Flying on Boxing Day? Save big with these useful tips and tricks –

  • The smartest thing you can do to avail cheap Boxing Day flights is to book in advance. The early bird, as they say, catches the worm, and in this case, the most affordable flight tickets.
  • Another way to make the most of Boxing Day airfare sales is to sign up for price alerts on Fly.com. By staying updated of the fares, you have a higher chance of getting cheap tickets.
  • You can also get cheaper flight tickets by redeeming your airlines miles
  • Booking a ticket on a low-cost or budget airlines is yet another way to make the most of Boxing Day air ticket sales
  • Being flexible with stopovers and booking in connecting flights instead of direct ones is also a good way of saving big on Boxing Day plane tickets

To make the most of Boxing Day airlines deals, head to Fly.com. Browse and compare hundreds of flight deals. Book your tickets on Fly today!

 

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