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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
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 have always had dreams of scoring a cheap ticket to romp on Cuba’s unspoiled beaches without having to switch flights in Central America, you are now one step closer. Several U.S. carriers will offer flights to Cuba through charter companies by the end of 2011, as a result of loosened travel restrictions for … Read How to Book Flights to CubaPosted In: City, Flight Search Tools, Travel Tips
Low-cost airlines are finally getting their time in the spotlight as more travelers tighten their belts. These days, with all the tacked on fees and bare-bones amenities, paying top dollar to fly on a legacy carrier isn’t worth the ticket price. Budget carriers have long been a success story in Europe, where passengers give up … Read The 5 Best Low-Cost AirlinesPosted In: Flight Search Tools, Travel Tips
Follow the FareCompare Airport Twitter Accounts Finding cheap flights to your favorite destinations can be easier than you think, if you follow your own airport and get FareCompare deals tailored just for you. 5 Best Tips to Find Cheap Flights Every Time You Shop As FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney points out in his One Minute … Read Follow the FareCompare Airport Twitter Accounts to Save MoneyPosted In: Flight Search Tools, Multimedia, Videos