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With so many options in air travel these days, it can get a little confusing if you’re trying to save money. How do you find the best deals? What is the deal with all these budget airlines? Are they safe? How do you know what airlines fly to certain airports if it doesn’t appear on … Read Tips for Saving Money on International TravelPosted In: Fees, Travel Tips
From avoiding long check-in and security lines to saving hundreds of dollars in baggage fees, there are many perks for traveling light. Here are some tips on how to master this fine art of the frequent traveler, and how to avoid packing like the photo on the right. It’s not the smartest way to pack, … Read How to Travel LightPosted In: Fees, Travel Tips
FareCompare readers who travel in Europe may have encountered Ryanair, an Irish airline originally patterned after the low-cost U.S. airline Southwest. Ryanair’s approach is to cut fares as much as possible, while charging fees for many services that travelers take for granted on other airlines. The CEO of Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, comes across to some … Read 10 Crazy Air Line Travel Ideas That Just Might WorkPosted In: Airlines, Fees, Travel Tips
Military members on active duty have to travel frequently. So, to ease things a bit for them, many airlines, airports and other organizations try to make travel smoother for those in the military whenever they travel by air. Most airlines waive checked luggage fees for active duty military personnel, and many waive those fees for … Read Travel Perks for Military MembersPosted In: Fees, Travel Tips
FareCompare readers may have heard of bereavement tickets, which are airline tickets purchased when a close relative is terminally ill or has died. Such fares are mostly a thing of the past, though a few airlines do still offer them. Bereavement fares are not necessarily lower than other airfares, and are usually discounted from full-fare … Read Bereavement Fares Not As Common as Previously ThoughtPosted In: Fees, Travel Tips