Summer Vacation

Summer Travel Tip #4: Memorial Day Weekend

This is the fourth in our ongoing series of vacation planning tips; see the complete list below. Some of these tips will save you frustration. Some will save you money. Summer Travel Tip: Memorial Day We’re starting to see warnings at airports across the country. Let’s spell it out: Get… Read More

Cheap Flights

We Found $75 Tickets to Europe. Here’s the Catch

Last Friday, we spotted a Dallas-to-Moscow flight with base airfare of just $75 round-trip. Again, base airfare. The total ticket price that passengers actually pay includes surcharges, taxes and fees but even with all that added in the total was still a bargain at $420. Here’s what you need to… Read More

Airlines

Fee-rocious Summer? Maybe, Unless You Read This

Did you hear the one about the airline that isn’t charging a fee? It’s true. Southwest recently launched a bunch of international flights but as is the case with its domestic fares if you change your mind about flying, there is no change fee. Billions in Fees In 2014, airlines… Read More

On the Way

6 Surprising Things about Weather Delays

Even super-savvy travelers can learn a thing or two about weather. I did from a veteran pilot who flies for a U.S. legacy carrier (and prefers to remain anonymous). LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney hates delays. Things to Know about Weather Delays Weather; it’s complicated. 1. Thunderstorms can be more… Read More