While planning any trip is a daunting task, planning a transcontinental trip is even more so. However, have no fear, ParisByM is here to help. There are several sites designed to help you find the best rates on a wide array of airlines when booking a flights to Paris. There are several things to consider when booking a flight to Paris like: class difference, finding your flight, and checking your luggage.
First/Business ClassFirst Class seating in SWISS airlines. (credit: wikipedia.com)
In flying first and business class, there is access to a certain level of luxury. This level of luxury comes with a steeper price tag. There are certain advantages when flying first class such as, in flight luxuries, the ability to check more luggage, and access to first and business class lounges. First and business classes, with many airlines, are combined. More often than not, first and business class offer the same luxuries and amenities as the another.
As the name suggests the economy class is the more economic, budget friendly, option for flying. While flying economy is not as luxurious as flying first class, there is a level of quality and in flight serves generally offered on transcontinental flights. For longer flights this usually includes beverage service, a meal, and inflight media.
How to Find Your FlightCredit: YouTube
There are several sites that boast their ability to aide you in finding the best rate for your flight to Paris. Some of these sites include: Kayak, SkyScanner, Expedia, and Orbitz. When booking a flight to Paris the best option to obtain the best price is to shop around. Prices fluctuate depending of the season and time of year you are booking your trip. For instance in the month of July and August, tickets are going to be more expensive, due to the high demand due to vacation travelers.
Checking Your Luggage
With transcontinental flights, there is commonly a single checked bag allowed. The most common checked baggage regulation is a bag that ways no more than 23 kg and measures no more than 158 cm when youCredit: Pixabay
total the length, width, and height of the bag. Carry on luggage is also included in most flights. The common regulation for your carry on is a bag that is no larger than 56 cm when you total the length, width, and height.
Other Things to Keep in Mind
The sooner you book your flight the better rate you are going to get. Studies suggest that when you book your tickets six to eight weeks before you want to leave for your trip, you will find the best price. Make sure that you look up the specific regulations for check-in, luggage restrictions, and security measures for the airline you are planning of utilizing. While we are able to give generalizations of common regulations, each airline is a little different and you will want to be prepared before your departure.
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