Tag Archives: air travel

Travel hacks to avoid fees for Wi-Fi, extra legroom

Kelli B. Grant, CNBC9:04 a.m. EDT September 4, 2016 (Photo: Delta Airlines HANDOUT IMAGE [Via MerlinFTP Drop]) Pay for a better airline seat or hotel Wi-Fi? No thanks. Most travelers steer clear of optional fees to make their trip more comfortable, according … Continue reading

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2 Little-Known Ultra-Cheap Times to Fly

RICK SEANEY CEO OF FARECOMPARE,Good Morning America Sun, Aug 21 9:47 AM PDT A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the upcoming Fall Deal Zone, which gets underway Aug. 23. Dive a little deeper and you’ll find a couple … Continue reading

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Five ways to save on first-class tickets

Rick Seaney, Special for USA TODAY 5:01 a.m. EDT April 26, 2016 (Photo: Mary Altaffer, AP) Pinching pennies is great, but there are some occasions when only first class will do: lie-flat seats, gourmet meals, maybe even a shower (hello,Etihad). … Continue reading

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How to hack free travel: 10 smart ways to earn miles

BILL MURPHY JR. Apr 14th 2016 9:27AM X Just because you don’t actually travel doesn’t mean you can’t earn tons of free miles. I used to travel for business all the time. Like, constantly. Then I grew sick of it. … Continue reading

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Use a ‘Fake’ Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

A simple trick for finding less expensive flights Motto.time.com By Erica Ho / Map Happy Feb. 22, 2016 I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, … Continue reading

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Licenses From These 5 States Won’t Be Valid to Board a Flight

George Kennedy, January 3, 2016 1:00 PM – Your driver’s license; the one thing you assume will always allow you to verify who you are. That may be to a bouncer at a bar, a ticket teller at a train station, … Continue reading

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Six secrets airlines do not share with passengers

The airline is ‘not contractually obliged’ to take you anywhere at all The Independent Jess Staufenberg  Saturday 12 December 2015 Not even the “regulation” size luggage bag has to be accepted by the airline staff imageBROKER/REX Not many people focus on … Continue reading

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The Worst Day to Buy a Plane Ticket

The Worst Day to Buy a Plane Ticket The Wall Street Journal. Scott McCartney It may be tempting to dream of vacations and book some leisure travel as you head into the weekend. Resist. Airline tickets are generally priciest on … Continue reading

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12 Southwest Hacks For Cheap and Cheerful Flights

PopSugar by Brinton Parker 12/02/15 In the world of air travel, Southwest Airlines is the best option for vacationing on a budget. Offering low ticket fares, free choice seating, and friendly air crews, the Texas-based airline has found its way … Continue reading

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How to get compensated for a bad flight

AOL Travel Nov 12th 2015 8:28AM The holiday season is coming up so that means a lot of traveling which equals lot of frustration. Expedia.com did a survey ranking the most aggravating habits of passengers and number one is the rear … Continue reading

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