Travel Tip of the Day: Look at Airline Partner Sites when Booking Flights

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Look at Airline Partner Sites when Booking Flights When you’re pricing out flights, don’t just go to the site of the airline with which you want to earn miles. Instead, search multiple sites (including our search engine) and their partner sites, as well. You can save some serious money this way. For example, I was recently […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Pinch Your Plugs

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Pinch Your Plugs I love that more and more airlines are installing power ports so we can keep our electrical devices and gadgets charged on long flights. However, lately I’ve found (especially on American Airlines) that the power ports don’t always work when you simply plug your device in. To get mine to work I lightly […]

Travel Tip of the Day: What’s the “Hidden City” Ticketing Trick—and Should I Use It?

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What’s the “Hidden City” Ticketing Trick—and Should I Use It? You’ve probably heard about the site Skiplagged that’s being sued by United Airlines and Orbitz for showing users how to find lower fares using an old strategy called “hidden city” ticketing. I’ve even written about the “hidden city” trick many times, always making sure to […]

Travel Tip of the Day: When One-Ways are Better

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When One-Ways are Better Usually, it makes sense to book roundtrip flights when you can—but not always, like if you’re booking flights and you aren’t completely sure of your plans. If there’s a chance that you might not take your outbound flight but you’re positive you’ll take your return, consider booking two one-way tickets instead […]

Travel App of the Week: Flight Tonight

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We all know you can get last-minute hotel rooms at HotelTonight, but did you know there’s now an app for last-minute flights? Yep, there is…sort of. The bad news is airlines don’t discount airfares at the last-minute like hotels do. The good news is that if you have to get away at the very last-minute, […]

Travel Website of the Week: refund.me

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Last week, I featured as our Travel Website of the Week a site called AirHelp, which helps get you money when your flight is canceled, delayed or overbooked. Well, refund.me is another site that will help you do the same. Just log into to the site (or app), key in your data and upload your documents (e.g. ticket) and […]

Travel Website of the Week: Adioso

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Know when you want to get away but don’t know where to go? Or maybe the other way around? Adioso is a new travel search and booking app that might be able to help. It’s being billed as the world’s first travel search app that’s built to work the way travel-loving humans think about travel. It’s for […]

Luxurious Tom Bradley International Terminal Opens at LAX

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The South Concourse of the newly completed Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport is now up and running, which adds eight additional gates that can accommodate larger aircraft to the space. The terminal’s design is cutting-edge and offers an array of high-end retail stores, restaurants and bars that give travelers a […]