Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : As of Apr 24th, the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to San Francisco is Apr 25th. Tickets are currently being sold for $482, which is 50% below the average price for this route.
Question : When traveling to San Francisco from Shanghai, how long will you be in the air?
Answer : The average flight duration between PVG and SFO is 11 hours and five minutes.
Question : Can you cut down on flight costs by changing the day of the week you travel to San Francisco?
Answer : The best day to fly on a budget this month is Monday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : If you’re booking PVG to SFO, how many different choices of departure times do you have?
Answer : It does differ by the day, but on average, you can expect three different choices of flight times when you book. The average route departing China currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.
Question : How long do most people stay in San Francisco?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly 18 days.
Question : If punctuality is required for you to book a flight, which airline is your best bet?
Answer : United Airlines leads the way with a 68% on-time rate. Stick to United Airlines and you won't spend more time in airports than you have to. Note that if they do have a delay, it usually lasts about half an hour.
Question : From Shanghai to San Francisco, which day of the week is going to have the most flight times?
Answer : With three total flight time options, Saturday provides the most flexibility from PVG to SFO. Note that Saturday is also the most popular day on average among all flights departing China.