How to find cheap flights to Phuket for the Christmas holidays.
Christmas is the most popular time of the year to fly for a vacation or to meet your family or friends.
A common perception is that air fares skyrocket during Christmas due to a surge in traffic. While this may ring true, we know a tip or two that can help you secure cheap flights to Phuket.
Search for Christmas flights to Phuket
Use the search box below to compare fares from hundreds of booking sites and airlines to make sure you get the cheapest Christmas flight to Phuket.
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When’s the best time to book Christmas flights to Phuket?
The best time to discover early-bird offers and book cheap flights to Phuket is around July and August. According to Skyscanner, fares are about 8% lower when you book a flight from Sydney to Phuket five months prior to the journey.
Don’t be disheartened if you miss the early-bird offers. You can still save around 5% after those offers expire. Try to get your seat before 15 October for the biggest savings on bookings made between August and December.
If you have planned a long break, you might consider travelling to Phuket before 13 December and returning after 28 December to get the best fares.
Tips and tricks for getting cheap Christmas flights to Phuket
Follow these tips to save further on your airfare to Phuket.
- Fly in or out on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day: Flying on a popular holiday such as Christmas Day or New Year’s Day may be a depressing thought for many, and that’s exactly why you may get a healthy discount on the fare.
- Fly with low cost airlines: If you are not brand-conscious and don’t mind not having a luxurious journey, opting for a low cost carrier may help you to shave a few hundred dollars on your flight to Los Angeles. Popular budget airlines that fly into Phuket include Jetstar and AirAsia.
- Look for alternative routes: If you can’t find the offer you are looking for, you can test your creativity by searching for flights that add a stopover. For example, flying to Phuket with stopovers in Singapore or Kuala Lumpur on a budget airline like Scoot or AirAsia respectively may be cheaper than a direct flight.