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You’ve probably heard me speak about the unofficial airline motto: “Never be a dollar more or less than the competition.” Who cares about a buck? You should. A single dollar makes a difference in the results you get when shopping online for airfare and this is important information for you to know to get the … Read 5 Shopping Tips for Finding Cheap FlightsPosted In: Best Time to Buy Airfare, Flight Search Tools, Travel Tips
If FareCompare readers were to consult a Magic 8 Ball about whether travel costs will rise in 2012, the answer would be, “All signs point to ‘yes.’” But that doesn’t mean the news is all bad. Here are some air travel and related trends to bet on for 2012. Listen as FareCompare’s Rick Seaney tells … Read What 2012 Will Bring for Air Travelers and Cheap TicketsPosted In: Best Time to Buy Airfare, Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Travel Tips
What happens if you buy a non-refundable airline ticket and then the price on the same flight drops? The answer may be better than you think. In fact, you may be able to recoup some or all of the price difference. Doing so requires that you track price fluctuations and then request a refund before … Read How to Get Your Money Back When Airfare DropsPosted In: Best Time to Buy Airfare, Flight Search Tools
If you are a savvy traveler, you know there are guidelines for finding the cheapest airfare to a given destination. One of those is the one-way versus round trip ticket rule. Traditional travel rules dictate that whenever you are booking a flight, buying a round trip ticket is cheaper than booking two one-way tickets – … Read One-Way Tickets vs. Round Trip Tickets: Which Are Cheaper?Posted In: Best Time to Buy Airfare, When to Fly
Booking the cheapest flights requires discipline, and a few insider tips. For example, loyal FareCompare readers know that Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday are the cheapest days to fly, and that Tuesdays are great days to find cheap tickets. Checking with the low-cost carriers is no longer enough, because sometimes the traditional airlines beat their prices. … Read Top 3 Cheapest Flight Deals of All TimePosted In: Best Time to Buy Airfare, Travel Tips