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Revealed: the cheapest days of the week to fly abroad

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The arrival of gloomier weather and shorter nights may have left you dreaming of jetting off to sunnier climes.

To help you plan your much-needed winter break, travel search engine has helpfully revealed the most and least expensive days to travel during the Christmas period.

If Bangkok is on your list, the number one destination for holidaying Brits during the festive period, then departing on a Monday and returning on a Tuesday is best. You could save up to 17 per cent on airfares compared to other dates.

For a trip to sunny Orlando, departing and returning on a Tuesday will save 36 per cent per person and for Sydney, departing on a Monday and returning on a Wednesday can result in savings of 60 per cent on airfares.

The table below illustrates the cheapest days of the week to travel to the UK’s top 10 most popular destinations:

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The table below illustrates the most expensive weekday for flights to popular destinations.

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The table below illustrates the potential savings travellers can secure by journeying on the best weekday versus the worst.

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