terrific piece in today's USAToday by FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney. According to the airfare guru, thesavings for itineraries that involve a touch down in the middle will be significant in the winter of 2012-2013: between 20% and 60% on many routings. To read the article, click on the link above.
It's a good reminder with the holidays--and holiday pricing--looming. According to most analysts, it could be as much as 25% pricier this year over last, to get to Grandma's house, if you need to wing it there.
But remember: non-direct flights in winter do carry risk. This is storm season, after all. So when looking at connecting flights, try to connect through southern gateways if possible, avoiding such snow-plagued airports as Denver and Chicago.