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US airlines Fall Winter Thanksgiving airfare sale

Early 2012 Fall, Winter, and Thanksgiving airfare sale this summer

4th of July, summer vacations, and lying on a beach in the hot sun.  What better time of year to think about cheap flights for the holidays? Believe it nor not, airlines are already offering flights with an early Fall, Winter, and Thanksgiving airfare sale. Sort of. While we are five months away from Thanksgiving, [...]

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Airline complaints: an open letter to US airlines

Dear US airlines, For years, I’ve respected you and liked you.  However, things have been bothering me lately.  So I need to share these airline complaints with you. When we first met, I thought you were polite, accommodating, and helpful.  I really enjoyed traveling with you.  However, you have changed. You are now greedy, stressed, [...]

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Family airline fee – say goodbye to your family on your flight

Thought the days of airline fees were over?  Think again.  Now a new charge is being paid for premium seats on flights.  Welcome to the family airline fee! While this fee is not actually a family airline fee, premium window and aisle seats come with an extra charge. This means that families wanting to sit [...]

US Airways 2012 summer airfares

5 reasons why airline mergers may be bad for travelers

With the recent news of a potential US Airways and American Airlines merger, this would be the third major airline merger in the US in the last two years.  In 2010, Southwest Airlines and AirTran merged while in 2011, United Airlines and Continental joined together. What effect do airline mergers have on passengers? Many travelers [...]

US Airways 2012 summer airfares

2012 Summer airfare prices expected to increase

If you are looking for summer airfares to book your next vacation, don’t wait to book your flight – summer airfares for 2012 will be on the rise.  Demand for air travel should increase this year so expect full flights and higher prices as a result. This year, airlines have already tried airfare hikes – [...]

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Price of airfares now includes taxes and fees, airfares on the rise

Today, big changes have been implemented on airfares in the US.  Starting today, airfares now include taxes and fees as part of the advertised price.  No longer can airlines advertise an airfare sale for one price and then add a bunch of taxes and fees to your final purchase price. For those searching for airfares, [...]

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11 new airline fees you could see in 2012 and beyond

With airline travel becoming popular again, airlines want more money from passengers.  If flying wasn’t expensive enough, expect new airline fees in 2012 as airlines continue to battle for your dollar. With new airline mergers and airfare prices on the rise,airlines are looking for ways to pull in more money through new airline fees.  Airfares [...]

12 holiday travel tips for stress free travel

12 holiday travel tips for stress free travel

As holidays draw near, travel plans are kicking into high gear.  Some will use the holidays as a time to take a family vacation.  Others will be visiting family and friends for Thanksgiving.  Many people may be the ones playing hosts to those family and friends.  Regardless of why you are traveling, holiday travel tips [...]