We’re a little bit lucky here in Canada.
Down south, the headlines are all about booking now to avoid higher summer prices. But we still have something of an airfare war going on, as Air Canada, WestJet and Porter duke it out.
Still, you might want to think about booking your summer trip fairly soon, as hotels and rental cars are expected to cost more as we get closer to the peak season. I saw an item the other day that San Francisco hotel rates, for example, rose by something like 15 per cent last year, and that more hikes are on the horizon.
I usually tell folks that booking a ticket too far in advance is a mistake. If you’re an airline, you know that folks buying a ticket a year in advance really, really have to go somewhere. You can almost hear the airline’s computer cackling in the distance when you