Skyscanner survey reveals cheapest day to fly out of UAE

The travel search site and app also released the best value destinations for 2019

Skyscanner survey reveals cheapest day to fly out of UAE

Planning your next holiday destination? You’ll definitely want to hear what Skyscanner has to say about booking your next flight.

According to its latest survey, the travel search site has announced that Thursdays are the cheapest day of the week to fly out of the UAE.

Compiling data from last year, Skyscanner revealed travellers could save more than ten percent by switching from a Friday departure day, the most expensive say to fly out, to a Thursday departure day.

It also showed that it’s “significantly cheaper” to travel a day before or after travellers original departure dates.

Saturdays are the best time to book you flight, as data showed travellers could save two per cent on average flight prices by booking on Saturday over a Wednesday – the most expensive day to book.

The travel search site also released other tips on flying, stating that while Sunday April 1 was the busiest day for outbound flights from the UAE in 2018, Thursdays are usually the busiest on average.

As for the best value destinations for 2019, Salalah in Oman lead the list with a 40 percent price drop, followed by Las Vegas with 21 percent and Muscat with 14 percent.

You can check out the full list below:
1) Salalah, Oman
2) Las Vegas, United States
3) Muscat, Oman
4) Larnaca, Cyprus
5) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
6) Harare, Zimbabwe
7) Los Angeles, United States
8) Madurai, India
9) Chandigarh, India
10) Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Now that you’re in the know, check out Etihad Airways' massive sale on flights from the UAE, with offers including tickets to Manila, Barcelona and Munich.

Hate long haul flights? This supersonic jet can fly from Dubai to London in just three hours, and will soon be in development.

It’s time to dust off those passports and start booking flights.

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