Traveling for the holidays? Book your flight next week

According to AAA, the best time to book flights for Thanksgiving starts next week...September 25th to be exact.

According to data from the last three years, those who book flights between September 25th and October 7th will get the best prices, along with the best availability, The site notes that some of the best deals can actually be found seven to 13 days before the holiday (November 11thto 17th) but travelers then run the risk of limited availability.

If you want the lowest ticket price for Thanksgiving, AAA says you should consider flying the Monday before the holiday, where prices are lowest. Also traveling on Thanksgiving day will save you money, with average price of $454. If your main objective is to avoid crowds, travel the Sunday before the

Folks should also be thinking about their Christmas travel plans as well, with the optimal time to book being September 26th through October 25th, with flights averaging about $55. Again, better prices may be found between October 26th to November 27th, but availability will be limited.

There you go! Hope this helps you save money!