Memorial Day to be one of the busiest travel weekends this summer; demand, jet fuel and seasonality drive prices above 2019 levels
Driven by higher jet fuel prices, surging travel demand and lower overall seat capacity as we enter the busy summer months, consumers can expect record highs for summer airfare - but there are still deals to be found.
With Earth Day right around the corner (April 22, 2022), how can travelers lower their carbon footprint this spring and summer travel season? Filled with tips, Hopper’s new Earth Day Report explores best practices for travelers looking to be more sustainable.
In light of the ongoing Ukraine and Russia conflict, flights searches are currently 9% below expected levels and European airfare is up 16% MoM.
Domestic airfare will increase 7% monthly through June, reaching 2019 levels by April 2022.
Flight cancellations persisted across the U.S. into the first week of January as a combination of winter weather and the Omicron variant affected U.S. carriers.
Our Price Tracker monitors U.S. prices for domestic and international airfare as well as national prices for hotels and rental cars.
On Monday, November 8th, the U.S will reopen to vaccinated foreign travelers for the first time since the start of the pandemic. With the reopening, we are expecting a surge in inbound & outbound international travel as pent up demand begins to burst and we approach the holiday season.
There is tremendous pent-up demand for the holiday season and great deals to be had for travelers who want to spend the holidays abroad this year.
Prices are expected to be up about 4.5% compared to the same time last year and up only 1.3% compared to two years ago.
According to Hopper's projections, Americans overall are spending 6% more on Christmas air travel this year than last, with the total amount spent over the holiday period forecast at $1.8 billion in 2018 compared to $1.7 billion in 2017.
Want to travel somewhere in the next year? Mark your calendar! The best day to score a flight deal, Travel Deal Tuesday, is returning November 27.
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Each month, travel app Hopper hosts a huge sale where some of the hottest destinations are steeply discounted for only a limited time.
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Hopper plans to fund $50,000 USD in total to individuals who are leaving Ukraine and require temporary accommodations in neighboring countries.
Brianna Schneider, Jan. 27, 2022
Hopper seeks to bring price transparency and flexibility to the home rental category with the introduction of Hopper Homes
Patrick holds a PhD in mathematics and statistics from the University of Edinburgh. As Hopper’s Chief Data Scientist, Patrick and his team analyze an endless flow of travel data to help travelers find the best deals.More from PatrickMore from Patrick
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