It's no secret that the longer you wait to book
The online travel booking site looked at more than a million flight searches last year and found a dramatic increase in prices between Aug. 9 and 16 for travel during the Labor Day weekend. The holiday weekend starts Aug. 29 and ends Sept. 1.
If the trend holds this year, those who wait could be facing pricey seats.
"Waiting to book flights for Labor Day travel can come with a hefty price tag. Our latest study shows that Americans should try to book their holiday flights before Aug. 9," Warren Chang, vice president and general manager of Fly.com said in a Monday statement.
And what about hotel prices?
Kayak.com found the best hotel prices on average over Labor Day weekend to be: $127 a night in Orlando, Fla.; $138 in San Antonio; $140 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; $142 in
One of the top destinations for college football lovers may be Georgia. Kayak reports that it has seen a big jump in hotel searches for Athens, Ga., where University of Georgia plays Clemson University in an Aug. 30 game.