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high/low traveling season

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1. Posted by farfromhom (Full Member 20 posts) 12y

please help, need to know what's month or months is high and low season to travel to S.E. Asia and europe? thank u

2. Posted by StevieB (Full Member 16 posts) 12y

low season 1/15 thru 4/15
shoulder 4/15 thru 5/15
high 5/15 thru 9/15
iffy 9/15 thru 1/15 of following year

tips - travel Tue Wed Thu or sometimes Sat
travel on a holiday but not the 3 or 4 days before and after
shop at least 3 and better 5 sources

3. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 12y

Hi farfromhom,

I deleted USA as the country this thread is about as otherwise all USA travel helpers are notified about the posts in it. Just thought I would let you know :)



4. Posted by BeckyR (Full Member 174 posts) 12y

High seasons in europe tend to be when the school holidays (vacations are) . . so for 2004 avoid

5th April to 16th April (Easter)
Mid July to early September
Christmas/New Year period

In the UK last week of May is usually halfterm and there is another one in October . . again prices tend to rise during these periods. In fact from May prices start to increase because we have a number of public holidays in May, and then June is a popular month for those without children!

However if you want the better weather, particularly in northern europe then you are going to have to travel in high or mid seasons. You can usally though still find some fantastic deals in high seasons if you are flexible with your dates, and/or book 2-3 months in advance.

Hope this helps

5. Posted by iloveflyin (Full Member 159 posts) 12y

Deffinitely, holiday is the best time to travel, if you're looking for empty seat, faraway. I don't mean the holiday season, but the day of the holiday. For instance, on Thanksgiving day, the airport is almost deserted, so as on Christmas day. Since you're going nonrev standby, if possible travel on those days. Other best time of the day to travel, is the first flight out (5,6, or 7 am). Many confirm, ticketed passengers often miss the flight, because they couldn't get up on time, thus leaves empty seats for those who go standby.

6. Posted by farfromhom (Full Member 20 posts) 12y

thank you so much:)