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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
With all the fees being imposed on us by airlines, it can be hard to keep up. We bring our own snacks and blankets aboard, and entertain ourselves with magazines, books and handheld games. Why should we pay another fee to bring our stuff along? With baggage fees on the rise, it can almost be … Read Learn How to Travel Without Baggage FeesPosted In: Fees, Travel Tips