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Is it too early to book?
Hello – I am planning to go to India in late December. I’ve found flights that I like and have the points to book. Is it too early to book or should I just get them to get it out of the way?
[QUOTE=”Dennis54, post: 51012, member: 4129″]Hello – I am planning to go to India in late December. I’ve found flights that I like and have the points to book. Is it too early to book or should I just get them to get it out of the way?[/QUOTE]
It is never too early to book an award ticket to India for December travel. If you see the flights you want, you should immediately book them. I travel from US to India every December and I try to book award tickets around 10 months out. Late December to early January is peak travel time on US-India routes.
What I have experienced over the past 4-5 years is that most of the award flights with decent connections tend to disappear from inventory 8-9 months out!
Booking early with award flights is definitely the way to go; the worst case is that you have to pay a change fee to get the points back