Cheap December Flights

Air travel in December

December is here! The weather outside might be frightful, but that shouldn’t stop you from traveling this winter. The month of December is especially magical—some towns are decked out in twinkling holiday lights, while others have a fresh blanket of snow on the ground. It’s the perfect time to visit friends and family both near and far, or explore a new city. Whether you’re looking for a ski adventure or a beach getaway, you’re in luck—we have a vast assortment of cheap flights in December that help make your dream vacation an affordable reality.

Save on December flights here. At, we know that the holidays can be an expensive time of year if you’re hosting celebrations and giving back to the community, but that shouldn’t prevent you from embarking on a winter adventure. Keeping with the true holiday spirit, we feature cheap airline tickets in December to make sure that your travels stay within your budget. No matter where your next vacation takes you, we’ll help hook you up with the lowest rate around. Take a peek at our airfare and browse our flight destinations and times to determine the one that best suits your vacation plans. Scoop up our December flight deals and start packing for your winter getaway today!

Cheap Flights in December FAQs

Can I find cheap flights in December?

Wondrous winters are underway across Europe and the USA in December, bringing you beautiful backdrops for your holiday cards. The sizzling sun is never far away too. Set your sights south to catch some rays in South America or jet off to bask on the beach in tropical Thailand. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Where is the cheapest place to fly in December?

If you’re flexible with dates and location, it's easy to find bargain December plane tickets within the USA and beyond. A flight to Anchorage puts you right at the heart of the best that Alaska has to offer. The city brings bars, restaurants, and bustling nightlife, while the mountains, ocean and world-famous Alaskan wildlife are always on your doorstep. For a sunnier sojourn, hop on a flight to Argentina. Cordoba, Mendoza, and Buenos Aires are all fantastic spots to catch some rays around the Christmas holidays.

How do I find the best December flight deals?

Sort your search results by price to see the cheapest December plane tickets first. You can also filter by airline, budget, number of stops and more to seek out the services that make your wallet feel more relaxed. Supercharge your savings by bundling your airfare, accommodation, and car rental into one perfect package.

Will December flight ticket prices go down around Christmas Day?

Many people travel over the holidays to reach family, head for the sun, or escape the hustle and bustle. As it’s a busy time of year, December flight prices tend to go up in the days around Christmas. But if you’re flexible with flight and trip duration, and you book well in advance, you can usually bag a brilliant deal. Depending on where you want to go, it can be cheaper to travel on Christmas Day itself—if you can wait a few hours for your turkey.

Can I book flexible December flight deals or cancel after booking?

Yes, Expedia has an amazing range of December flights with free cancellation and refund options within 24 hours of your booking. To find even more flights that don’t carry a change or cancel fee at all, just check the relevant filter from the travel and baggage options. Plus, every airline has their own cancellation and rebooking policies too, so check them out before you book too.

Why should I book my December flights with Expedia?

Expedia’s incredible inventory and links with every major airline mean we can put a wide selection of the best December flights all in one place. We offer plenty of flexible booking options and our fantastic filters make it easy to hone in on the perfect flight. Should you need a helping hand at any time along the way, pop over to our customer service portal and we’ll be happy to help.

Terms and Conditions:

Sample prices reflect the lowest fares on Expedia found by our customers over the last 48 hours and are quoted for one adult and include taxes for round trip economy/coach class travel. Prices do not include additional baggage fees that may be charged by the applicable airline. Actual price may vary based on time/date of search, booking date, travel dates, origin, and destination. Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates. Lower fares on other airlines may be available to selected destinations. Tickets may be non-transferable and non-refundable. Read the complete penalty rules for changes and cancellations applicable to the fare you're considering booking.