Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at February 15th. As of January 16th, the cheapest ticket sales are coming in 20% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra cash on an adventure in Shanghai.
Question : Have you considered flying out of an airport besides O'Hare International Airport (ORD)?
Answer : O'Hare International Airport is a terrific airport, but there is a cheaper option - Chicago Midway International Airport. It's just 16 miles away, and flights are 27% cheaper over the next few months.
Question : How many days should you spend in Shanghai if you're flying in from Chicago?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly 18 days.
Question : Will you do what it takes to get the absolute cheapest flight?
Answer : The best day to fly on a budget this month is Saturday. Flexibility is paramount when booking travel plans in order to keep costs down.
Question : Are prices changing frequently for this route?
Answer : Prices are fluctuating a lot more for this route than most routes. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.