Posts by: Anne McDermott
About Anne McDermott
Anne McDermott is Editor of FareCompare; she loves to travel which is a good thing since that’s what she writes about. Favorite destination? “Just about any place,” she says, although she has been known to frequent both Montana and Ireland. Her favorite FareCompare tip is, “Always use a carryon bag.” Regrettably, Anne does not always follow this good advice.
If you plan to fly United and take along a carry-on bag, better give it a good hard look before you start packing. Size Limits Now Enforced As FareCompare reported last week, United is cracking down on over-sized bags. These are the airline’s current, allowable dimensions: 9 inches X 14 inches X 22 inches (with handles, … Read 5 Ways United’s Carry-on Bag Crackdown is Actually Good for TravelersPosted In: Airlines, Fees
This week: Airline says, no excuses! But at least there’s video of the good old days. Airport carpet: This is a ‘new thing’ – taking photos of airport carpet and Instagramming it. You know, #airport carpet. What are you waiting for? Death is no excuse: Jim Terry says Allegiant is refusing to refund the tickets … Read Not Your Average Travel Stories (And Video): Week of March 10Posted In: Airline News
Image: Cancun, Mexico Frontier showcases deals from Denver and Indianapolis. The deals – one-way prices: Denver – to Branson from $100. Fly April 5 to June 6 Indianapolis – to Cancun from $204. Fly by April 26 The Branson deals must be booked by March 11. No deadline on Cancun but fares could go fast. … Read Frontier Deals to Branson and Cancun from $100 one-way – Book SoonPosted In: Frontier Airlines
Deals from Down Under, deals from Mainland USA. Hurry, these deals may go fast. Flights from New Zealand – round-trip prices*. Fly July 9 to Sept. 20: Auckland to Honolulu from $1456. Fly July 9 to Sept. 20 Flights from Australia – round-trip prices. Fly July 9 to Sept. 20: Brisbane to Honolulu from $1250 … Read Hawaiian Airlines Deals to Hawaii for U.S., Australia, New Zealand – Book SoonPosted In: Hawaiian Airlines
New version of JetBlue’s popular GoPack have been released – aimed at business travelers who typically purchase more expensive, last-minute flights and need greater flexibility. Do the math and see if any of these deals are right for you. Sample JetBlue GoPack prices: Intra-California GoPack: 6 or 10 one-way flights from Long Beach to San … Read JetBlue New GoPack Sale for Frequent Flyers from $739 – Book by March 31Posted In: JetBlue