Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at February 8th. As of January 16th, the cheapest ticket sales are coming in 15% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra money on an adventure rather than the flight.
Question : Have you considered flying out of an airport besides Long Beach Airport (LGB)?
Answer : Try looking for flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as well. Over the next two months, flights from LAX to TPA are being priced 25% cheaper than flights from LGB to TPA. Being only 17 miles away, it's easily accessible for most.
Question : How many days should you spend in Tampa if you're flying in from Long Beach?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly eight days.
Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : For the month of February, the cheapest day to fly is Friday. Flexibility is paramount when booking travel plans in order to keep costs down.
Question : Do prices change more for this route than others?
Answer : Prices for LGB to TPA do change much more than most. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.