Just fifteen years ago there were only two places you could
buy airline tickets. At an airport or at a travel agency.
You could do this in person or by phone but the results
were usually the same. In todays world, you still have
those two options but now you can also buy airline tickets
from the comfort of your own home by using the Internet.
The airport is a no Brainer. Of course they will be more
than happy to sell you airline tickets. After all, their
Jobs depend on it.
The problem with buying airline tickets at the airport is
that it can be a Royal Pain to park and wander your way
around until you reach the airline you wanted to get the
Its just not worth the hassle unless you live in a smaller
town and your airport only has a couple of Gates. You still
might have to pay for parking though.
travel agencies, though not as popular as they used to be,
still exist here and there. Travel agents are more than
happy to do the job for you. You dont have to pay them
Most travel agents that are still in business have had very
long Relationships with various airlines and might be able
to get you some great deals. Dont overlook this option.
The Internet is the easiest and most popular way to find
airline tickets. Thousands of websites exist that only have
one goal. Get you to Buy Tickets from their site.
This lets them compete with one another and you are certain
to get a good deal from one of them. Buying tickets online
also lets you change your Departure Dates and location so
you can try to get a better deal.