Cheapest plane tickets out of Seoul are in June, Nov.The cheapest plane tickets in Korea were sold in June and November, according to an analysis from Ticket Monster released on Wednesday.
The e-commerce site analyzed plane ticket prices for flights from Korea for the last year.
Tickets for Fukuoka, Tokyo, Bangkok, Taipei, Macao, Hanoi and Phuket were cheapest in June, and were all below the annual average. For example, tickets for a round trip to Fukuoka cost an average of 210,000 won ($197.40) during the year. Tickets in June, however, were 19 percent cheaper, costing only 170,000 won.
In November, flights to Osaka in Japan, Da Nang in Vietnam, Guam in the United States, Cebu in the Philippines, Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia and Hong Kong were cheapest of the year. Tickets to New York were also cheapest that month, costing 940,000 won, down 14 percent from the yearly average.
However, the results differed for destinations in Europe and other parts of North America. Flights to London, Rome and Prague were the cheapest in February and for Paris it was March. Tickets to Los Angeles and Vancouver were also cheapest in March.
By Song Kyoung-son
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
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