Higher air fares expected this holiday season

November 8, 2010 5:25:47 PM PST
We've been telling you to expect to pay higher fares to fly this holiday, now we know just how much more.

A survey conducted by FareCompare.com for USA Today found on average domestic fares will be up 17 percent around the holidays.

On some routes, prices are up 59 percent before Thanksgiving and 40 percent before Christmas.

The folks at Travel Zoo tell ABC7 for the best deals, the best days to fly include the Sunday before Thanksgiving and the Friday after.