Airfares are taking off. According to Travelocity, the average round-trip domestic airfare this Thanksgiving is $386, up 9 percent from last year. But if you've got the will, there's always a way to land an airfare bargain.
If your itinerary for travel savings begins and ends with a trip to an online travel agent like Expedia, Orbitz, or Travelocity, you could easily miss out on a lower fare. You could also miss out if you confine your search to sites that aggregate fares like Cheapflights, Kayak, or Mobissimo.
That's because the best fares might be available from the place many travelers neglect to check: the airlines themselves. In the following video, Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson explains why. Check it out and then read on for more.
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