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Old 02-04-2013, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Limbo
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I've read Tuesdays. In reality, it can all be pretty random.

What I just do when I'm planning a vacation is just search +/- 3 days and find the best price. The actual day doesn't vary too often and very rarely do I see prices fluctuate daily. I have however seen prices go way up overnight.
What seems random is actually extremely complex. There is no guaranteed time to get a good fare, unfortunately. Much still has to do with supply/demand and seasonal variations. The best thing to do is look everyday and jump on something that is reasonable. The same principle exists with hotel prices. One hour a room can be $99 and the next $150, then back down for no appreciable reason.
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:48 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:48 PM
 
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Tuesdays and Wednesdays seem to work for me.
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