How to Find Cheap Airfares within the United States
By Mark Kahler, About.com Guide
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Looking at Layovers
Most of us are not excited about the possibility of a layover (or two) during a trip. Beware: If you insist on avoiding layovers, you might miss out on some great sale fares. Many airfare sales involve routes that are not as well traveled as hub-to-hub treks. For example, instead of going from JFK to LAX, you might find a lower fare flying from Hartford to Burbank. But leaving Hartford might mean connecting in some other city along the way. You might also plot out your own budget trip between smaller airports with multiple airlines to save money. Be creative and daring, but try to allow at least an hour between flights (two hours is even better). It also pays to pack a good book and some patience.