Cheap December Flights

Air travel in December

December is here! The weather outside might be frightful, but that shouldn’t stop you from traveling this winter. The month of December is especially magical—some towns are decked out in twinkling holiday lights, while others have a fresh blanket of snow on the ground. It’s the perfect time to visit friends and family both near and far, or explore a new city. Whether you’re looking for a ski adventure or a beach getaway, you’re in luck—we have a vast assortment of cheap flights in December that help make your dream vacation an affordable reality.

Save on December flights here. At, we know that the holidays can be an expensive time of year if you’re hosting celebrations and giving back to the community, but that shouldn’t prevent you from embarking on a winter adventure. Keeping with the true holiday spirit, we feature cheap airline tickets in December to make sure that your travels stay within your budget. No matter where your next vacation takes you, we’ll help hook you up with the lowest rate around. Take a peek at our airfare and browse our flight destinations and times to determine the one that best suits your vacation plans. Scoop up our December flight deals and start packing for your winter getaway today!

Cheap Flights in December FAQs

Is December a cheap month to fly? 

If you avoid the 2023 Christmas break, there are some fantastic December flight deals that take you up and away. Long haul, short trips, business meetings, family reunions, special occasions — whatever your reason to fly, at Expedia we’ve locked in great prices on December plane tickets from all the main airline carriers. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.  

Where is cheap to visit in December?

Whether you’re on the hunt for winter sunshine or some icy adventures, if you get your timing right, you can find fantastic December flights at a bargain price. December is a great time to fly to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico without breaking the bank. It’s winter whale-watching season, and the days are warm and sunny — perfect for exploring the city and sunbathing on the beach. Looking for fresh powder snow without peak prices? Hop on a December flight to Nelson and it’s not just amazing BC skiing waiting for you — there’s fat biking, hot springs and plenty of cute shops on Baker Street.   

How do I find great deals on December flights with Expedia?  

Save big and find the cheapest days to fly in December by popping your travel info into the search bar for instant access to a huge selection of flight deals from all the main airlines. The flexible dates calendar is a great way to compare December flight ticket prices on different days and spot a bargain. You can also use the budget filter and order results by price to see the lowest deals first.  

Will I find cheap flights in December over the Christmas holidays?  

This is the time many people travel to see family and enjoy a winter retreat, so flight prices go up on the days and week around Christmas. Don’t wait for last-minute flight deals, it’s better to book months in advance when you can compare offers and find a good deal. Alternatively, flying on Christmas Day can deliver some flight bargains, and you might see Santa’s sleigh from your window!  

Can I cancel or amend my December flights on Expedia? 

Absolutely, and at Expedia, we make it hassle free. You can change or cancel most flights online through your travel itinerary, and our Customer Service Portal has loads of information and support from our virtual agents available 24/7. If you want flexible flights that don’t charge a cancellation or change fee, use the no change fee filter on your search results to see the deals that have the flexibility you’re looking for.   

Why should I choose to fly in December with Expedia?  

Fly around the world with Expedia by your side. Travelling should be fun and easy, and that’s why we bring you incredible December flight deals from all the main airlines in just the click of a button. Download the Expedia app and enjoy instant access to your travel plans, mobile-exclusive travel deals, and double Expedia Reward points, too. 

Terms and Conditions:

Sample prices reflect the lowest fares on Expedia found by our customers over the last 48 hours and are quoted for one adult and include taxes for round trip economy/coach class travel. Prices do not include additional baggage fees that may be charged by the applicable airline. Actual price may vary based on time/date of search, booking date, travel dates, origin, and destination. Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates. Lower fares on other airlines may be available to selected destinations. Tickets may be non-transferable and non-refundable. Read the complete penalty rules for changes and cancellations applicable to the fare you're considering booking.