How To Find Affordable Flights Without Going Broke: The Ultimate Guide To Finding Low Airfares

How To Find Affordable Airfares: The Ultimate Guide To Finding Low Airfares
[caption id="attachment_3912" align="alignright" width="300"] How To Find Affordable Airfares: The Ultimate Guide To Finding Low Airfares[/caption] I've been meaning to write this post about "how to find affordable flights without going broke" for a few years now and then Tonya over on The Traveling Mom's facebook page asked: "I need to buy tickets for some upcoming flights but need some...
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Top 23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels In 2016

23 Things That Annoyed Me During My Travels in 2016
In 2016, I traveled 116 segments on eight airlines including a helicopter, a bus and a few rented cars. In total, I visited 13 countries. I enjoy people and how we interact with each other. But I must be getting old as there were certainly some unusual behaviors in 2016. So here are the top 23 things that annoyed me during my travels in 2016. Maybe you can relate :-). 1. People who don't use to...
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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Black Friday Travel Deals
There are many Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals out there. I've done a round up of these deals. Take a look: Air China London to Asia Black Friday Sale Promotional Rules Must be booked online only airchina.co.uk; Valid: November 25-27, 2016 Travel Dates: Jan. 3-19, 2017, Feb. 3-Mar. 24, 2017, Apr. 17-Jun 23, 2017, Aug. 9-oct. 4, 2017, Oct. 12-Dec. 8, 2017 Only Air Chi...
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7 Things You Must Do Before You Take That Flight

After you've bought that hard earned ticket for your trip, the experience does not stop there. Here are a few things you must do before you take that flight: 1). Download the Airline App - Almost every airline has an App. This where you can view your reservation, make changes, find an airport Club, check-in for your flight, check your flight's status, check if you are on the upgrade list, acces...
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Ryanair Now Has A Loyalty Program of sorts

Ryanair offer
As you I'm very big on loyalty to a particular travel brand as it makes my travels so much easier. Upgrades, Priority boarding, better rooms, Airport Clubs, etc. are all a result of this.   [caption id="attachment_5301" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Ryanair offer (image from Ryanair.com)[/caption]   In comes Ryanair (FR) a low cost carrier based in Ireland with their own pr...
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Mistake Fares: Who wins?

  The answer: No one. Here's why. Someone posted that they paid a $210 fare for a flight from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) recently. So it got me thinking... Total distance: 13,052 miles Total time (nonstop): 12:50 Taxes Paid: $117.76 (see below) Total Airline Received: $92.24 out of which they pay the online agency a commission. The typical fa...
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