Due to economic depression, airline comapnies have cut many seats for the holidays which led to higher airfares for available seats.
Ticket prices for the holidays would be 6 percent to 12 percent higher than the same period in 2010, according to the Time Moneyland.
Not only the fewere estimated travelers during the holidays, but also an Obama administration proposal to incerase airline taxes led carriers to raised fares in this year, according to the Time Moneyland.
For the Thanksgiving travel period, the average domestic airfare would be $368.16 which was increased 10 percent compared with last year and the average domestic airfare for the Christmans holiday season, the price would be $413.89 which is 9 percent increased, accoridng to the Houston Chronicle.
Bryan Saltzburg, general manager of TripAdvisor Flight, suggested that being flexible and on the holiday travel time by avoiding the the peak period to save money or get a cheaper ticket, accoridng to the Houston Chronicle.