It’s no secret that airline ticket costs are up—18% on average from last year. But, the Los Angeles Times reports, deals are still there, if you’re wiling to hunt for them. Limited-time online bargains can provide cheap fares, and many travelers are searching smaller airlines’ websites for deals they can’t afford to promote on Orbitz or Expedia.
"This is just a crazy summer. There are no absolutes," said a rep for a travel search website. "You have to look around, and it's really important to be flexible and look at all the dates."