FareCompare’s Rick Seaney shares Top 10 Secrets Of Air Travel Insiders. We hadn’t heard number 6 before:
Fly the Big Hubs – Usually – A bigger airport can mean bigger savings.
If you’re in a medium to small sized city, it may pay to drive to the nearest big-city and fly from there; if you’re in Los Angeles, LAX is usually cheaper than Burbank. Competition drives prices down — the more competition the better the prices
This only works when there is competition, for instance, Cincinnati travelers can sometimes get better deals out of Columbus and Dayton, since Delta lords over Cincinnati. Other tips reveal the cheapest days of the week to travel and how date flexibility is the key to airfare deals.