Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at Jul 1st. As of Jun 19th, it's showing the cheapest ticket sales at $1,869. That is 60% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra cash on an adventure in Washington.
Question : Which airline is offering the cheapest flight from MEL to DCA?
Answer : Delta Air Lines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $1,276, while prices for other flights are as high as $17,498.
Question : Is the price you found a good deal?
Answer : Flight prices change much more than most routes from Australia for MEL to DCA. They vary anywhere from $1,276 to $17,498. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.
Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : The lowest-cost day to fly in July is Saturday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : How many days should you spend in Washington?
Answer : Passengers from MEL to DCA stay three days on average.