Questions many travelers ask us at 2CheapAirfare.com are: When is the best time to purchase low cost international airfare? Which day and month is the least expensive to purchase tickets for cheap international flights?  To answer these questions and other related information we examined and tracked more than 12 million international flights departing from U.S. airports between May 2018 to April 2019, covering 100s airlines. Almost all travel agencies and airlines distribute airfares 350 days before travel date and this is a huge window to consider for most of us when looking for low cost airfares. Generally, the most expensive time to buy a ticket is the last 21 days before travel date.

Africa
The best time to purchase cheap airfare to Africa is 189 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 110 days to 310 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is February and the most expensive month is July. The average flight ticket price to Africa is $1,304. The cheapest days of the week to fly to Africa are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

Asia

The best time to purchase tickets for cheap international flights to Asia is 150 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 69 days to 278 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is November and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to Asia is $1,009. The cheapest day of the week to fly to Asia is on Tuesdays.

Canada
The best time to purchase cheap airfare to Canada is 110 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 40 days to 211 days before departure. The cheapest months to fly are January and October and the most expensive months are July and December. The average flight ticket price to Canada is $420. Cheapest days of the week to fly to Canada are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Caribbean
The best time to purchase tickets for cheap international flights to the Caribbean is 90 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 22 days to 203 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is September and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to the Caribbean is $589. The cheapest days of the week to fly to the Caribbean are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Central America
The best time to purchase cheap airfare to Central America is 75 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 24 days to 205 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is September and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to Central America is $611. The cheapest days of the week to fly to Central America are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Europe
The best time to purchase tickets for cheap international flights to Europe is 190 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 56 days to 228 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is February and the most expensive month is July. The average flight ticket price to Europe is $998. The cheapest days of the week to fly to Europe are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Mexico
The best time to purchase cheap airfare to Mexico is 79 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 22 days to 198 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is September and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to Mexico is $450. The cheapest days of the week to fly to Mexico are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Middle East
The best time to purchase tickets for cheap international flights to the Middle East is 198 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 85 days to 283 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is February and the most expensive month is July. The average flight ticket price to the Middle East is $1,155. The cheapest day of the week to fly to the Middle East is on Tuesdays.

Oceania
The best time to purchase cheap airfare to Oceania is 171 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 23 days to 323 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is May and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to Oceania is $952. The cheapest day of the week to fly to Oceania is on Tuesdays.

South America
The best time to purchase tickets for cheap international flights to South America is 81 days before trip date, with the best booking window being 27 days to 310 days before departure. The cheapest month to fly is October and the most expensive month is December. The average flight ticket price to South America is $978. The cheapest days of the week to fly to South America are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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