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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
Since 1995, the number of travel agencies has fallen from around 35,000 to under 15,000, according to Airlines Reporting Corp. After all, sites such as FareCompare help millions find the cheapest airline tickets every day, and people are used to booking their own travel. Listen as air travel analyst Rick Seaney tell Editor Anne McDermott … Read Travel Agents: When You May Still Need Them (and How to Find One)Posted In: Flight Search Tools, Podcasts, Travel Tips
FareCompare helps you make sure you’re getting the best airfare by displaying all available, published fares. In some instances, however, you still might not be able to find the price you need. When you travel abroad, you can work around high ticket prices by purchasing a regional airpass. Airpasses allow you to travel by air … Read All About Regional AirpassesPosted In: Flight Search Tools, Travel Tips
Google noted last year that travelers shop over 20 sites before making a travel purchase. Why? Because there are roughly a gazillion things that affect the price of your plane ticket (trust us, we counted). According to a recent poll from the Wall Street Journal, “Shop at least a couple of websites, including the websites … Read Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Compare Airfare Before you BuyPosted In: Flight Search Tools
When looking for cheap flights, you may have noticed that the cost per mile is often higher for short-haul flights (those under three hours long) than for longer flights. Why is that? There are a variety of factors influencing cost per mile, including fuel, airport taxes and the amount of competition on a given route. … Read The 10 Most Expensive Short Flights (And The Cheaper Alternatives)Posted In: Flight Search Tools, Travel Tips