If you’re going on Vacation, then this is the best week to get the best deals on flights

If you’re going on Vacation, then this is the best week to get the best deals on flights

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According to the website Skyscanner.com, this week is the best time all YEAR to buy flights for the holidays.

They looked at data from last year to see when people are most likely to book, and that affects the price. So listen up . . .

Tickets for around Christmas are 19% cheaper than normal right now. So a ticket that’s usually $300 might be more like $240.

And tickets for Thanksgiving are about 6% cheaper. Also, tickets for New Year’s Eve are 15% less expensive than normal, if people actually fly somewhere for that.

Don’t panic if you’re not ready to book your trip yet though, because you can still get a decent price for the next few weeks. Tickets will just gradually get more expensive.

Like, if you book by the end of the month, a flight for around Christmas should still be 13% cheaper than normal.

And apparently two weeks before any holiday is a decent time to buy tickets. They should be about 5% cheaper than average at that point.

(Business Wire)

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Having a bad day?  Reboot it in less than 10 minutes

Having a bad day? Reboot it in less than 10 minutes

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If you’re having a bad day, it doesn’t have to STAY bad until it’s over.  You can turn things around in less than ten minutes, using these four tips.

 

1.  Move to another location.  Just get away from your problems.  Go outside for some fresh air.  If you’re in a tall building, climb a few flights of stairs.  Exercise is relaxing anyway, and you’ll feel better once you get some endorphins going.

 

2.  Give yourself a treat.  Have a cup of tea or some chocolate, something you really enjoy.  The more you focus on it, the more you shut out all the stuff that’s bugging you.

 

3.  Do a good deed.  If you do something nice for someone and you really mean it, it’s basically impossible to keep feeling bad afterwards.  You could even find someone else who’s having a bad day, and give them some encouragement.

 

4.  Write it down.  For some reason, writing about things that are bothering you can help you let go of them.  Just summarize the problem and say something about how you plan to fix it, and you’ll probably end up feeling more optimistic about it.

 

(Fast Company)