DiscoverThe Clark Howard Podcast12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks
12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks

12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks

Update: 2019-12-06
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Next year we’ll see many great airfare bargains domestic and international. Allegiant, Frontier and Spirit, the 3 hard discount airlines are having a big impact on airfares all over the country. When they come into a marketplace with a flight even just twice a week, airfares in that market on other airlines decline. According to Hopper, there’s a 17% rate drop when a new flight comes in from a discounter. Another factor for lower airfares in 2020: Eventually the Boeing Max is going back in the air. The influx of more aircraft will have an effect. The Southwest effect: Fares drop by over 60% when that airline enters a market. As Southwest gets the Max back, there should be a bargain affect. When a new route is introduced, deals appear.


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12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks

12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks

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