Beating high travel prices during the holiday season
**EDITOR'S NOTE: This video is from a previous report** Be ready if you want to travel this holiday season. FOX 26’s Consumer Reporter Heather Sullivan has some Smart Sense on how to beat the high prices.
HOUSTON - As COVID-19 continues to dwindle and life begins to slowly return to "normal" a recent survey found Houston to have one of the cheapest airports to travel from.
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According to CouponFollow, Hobby Airport was ranked 5th cheapest airport to fly out of post-COVID-19 based on averaging airfare data from 2000-2022.
Newark, New Jersey took the crown as the cheapest airport to travel from.
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This survey comes during a time when inflation has impeded many facets of the general population, including travel.
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In fact, out of the 43% of U.S. adults planning to travel over the holiday season, nearly eight in 10 of those travelers are changing their plans due to rising prices, according to another recent survey conducted by the personal finance website Bankrate.
To read the full report and how other airports compared, click here.