Travelers who pass through Denver will continue to see the benefits of more airline competition this holiday season, but will still be likely to pay more for their vacation.
Travel industry consultants advise booking tickets now, even though it's only mid-October. If travelers wait much longer, the lowest fairs may already be gone.
Bob Harrell, a New York-based airfare consultant, told The Denver Post in Sunday's editions that the lowest leisure fares sold earlier this month out of Denver were an average of 16 percent higher than a comparable period in 2006 when some airlines were offering promotional fares on more popular routes.
Factors in these price increases include the rising cost of oil, and more people traveling.
Travelers have benefited from lower fares since Southwest Airlines began flying from Denver International Airport in January 2006, launching a competition between United Airlines and Denver-based Frontier Airlines.
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