It can be hard to find cheap flights with Delta Airlines and other airlines within the U.S., particularly with holiday travel just around the corner, but the biggest key in doing so is having flexibility in your travel arrangements and by being prepared. Obviously, budget plays a huge role as well, but working with budget alone will still make it a challenge to find a flight that fits. Dates are the first thing to consider. If you have a wide range of potential dates on which you can travel, then all the better.
Also, flying mid-week rather than on the weekend is likely to save you money. Combine this with the previous tip and if you can fly for the holidays in the middle of the first week of December, then you have a good chance of finding the best prices. Checking alternative airports can also reduce the cost of your flight as there can be big price differences between airports. Finally, check for round-trip pricing, which can be significantly cheaper, especially at certain times of the year.
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