Not Your Average Travel Stories + Video: Week Ending Oct. 25

This week: Wow! Ker-blam! This week’s round-up sounds suspiciously like a comic book. LISTEN: FareCompare’s Anne McDermott and Alex Williams with more crazy news. Strange, Weird, Unusual & Odd Stories Clipped wings: While taxiing at the Minneapolis airport, the wings of two Delta jets “came into contact” with each other as… Read More

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JetBlue Launches New Airfare Hike

According to airfare analyst and FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney, discount carrier JetBlue launched an airfare hike Thursday (Oct. 9). Matching Activity Underway The hike was quickly matched late Thursday night by both American Airlines and US Airways. Seaney described this as “rare increase activity” by the New York-based airline and noted… Read More

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The Two Days of the Year You Should Never Fly

Some of you know the answer to this question (you do if you read my latest Airfare Expert column for USA Today): What are the two days of the year U.S. travelers should never, ever fly? Don’t Fly These Days And the answer is: Wednesday before Thanksgiving (Nov. 26) Sunday… Read More

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What are the Best Deals of the Week? See for Yourself

Lots of activity in airline sales as we sailed into October and there are plenty still underway featuring some great deals for travelers in the U.S., Australia and the United Kingdom. Happy shopping. Click the airline for sample sale prices and departure cities. Deals for This Weekend Hurry – American: Getaway… Read More