Memorial Day Air Travel Forecast

Patrick Surry - May. 9, 2018

Booking a last-minute Memorial Day Weekend getaway? You're not alone, but you should act fast.

Domestic flight prices are currently averaging $336 round-trip for Memorial Day weekend, and this Friday, May 11th is the last day to get a good deal before prices start spiking.

How to get the cheapest ticket for Memorial Day weekend

  • When to Buy

  • If you haven't booked yet, at least purchase by this Friday, May 11. Expect moderate price increases of $3 per day until this date.

  • Then, prices will begin spiking $7 per day, every day that you wait, in the final two weeks before the holiday weekend begins.

  • When to Fly

    • Cheapest Departure Date: May 26

    • Cheapest Return Date: May 27

    • It may not make sense to take a one-day trip, but if you can be flexible on at least your departure date or your return date, you could save some money overall.


When To Fly: Cheapest Travel Dates for Memorial Day Weekend 2018


When To Buy: 2018 vs. 2017

Want to get away?

Round-trip flights to these popular cities are averaging below the overall Memorial Day Weekend ticket price average.

Want to try somewhere new?

These are the cheapest round-trip flights in the US for Memorial Day Weekend right now.

Looking for a cheap getaway from your city?

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from New York City

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Boston

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Chicago

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Miami

**Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Atlanta****

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Dallas

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Los Angeles

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from San Francisco/Bay Area

Cheap Round-Trip Flights from Denver

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