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Top Tips for Last-Minute Thanksgiving Travel

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 4:10 PM


Forgot to book your Thanksgiving flight, didn't you?

You're not completely out of luck. While you will be paying more to travel, you have some options (and even a few deals) at hand. Here are Hopper's tips for still making it...

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6 Super-Cheap Europe Trips for Winter

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 12:42 PM

What do you feel like exploring this winter? A labyrinth of colorful covered market stalls? Peaceful canals under glittering snowfall? How about a cozy fireside pub?

Earlier this fall, Hopper reported how cheap flying to Europe has gotten. As we mentioned then, "The average price of a flight to Europe...

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When Should I Buy My Winter Holiday Flight (and How Much Should I Pay?)

(5) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 3:57 PM

When is the best time to buy your Christmas flight? The data science team at Hopper found out when you should buy, when you should fly, and how much you should be paying.


Flying over the winter holidays is always going...

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Want to Go to Europe? Go Now

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 1:13 PM

If you've been waiting to plan a vacation to Europe, this fall may be the best time to do it! Hopper took a look at some search and price data and found that from most U.S. airports, flying to Europe is now more affordable than it was over...

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When Should I Buy My Flight? (And Other Thanksgiving Travel Questions)

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 4:49 PM

"When should I buy my Thanksgiving flight?" That's the question on most minds lately: Should I start shopping for my Thanksgiving flight now? Can I wait? Will holiday flights be expensive?

Yes, your Thanksgiving flight will be expensive all right. But the good news is, you can probably wait a...

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Beyond London: 10 Other Places to Discover in the U.K

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2015 | 2:59 PM

Not that there's anything wrong with London, but Hopper wanted to find you some other places to fly in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales! Some are large cities, other tiny dot-sized villages hidden in the rolling countryside.

Oxford, England

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6 Mobile Apps That Let You Book Travel on Your Phone

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 3:43 PM


The way we travel is changing.

Experts have estimated that a whopping $40 billion worth of travel is being researched and booked on mobile devices this year. In 2014, 33% of U.S. travelers used their smartphones to book flights hotels, transportation, and...

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8 Must-See Cities of Eastern Europe

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 3:33 PM

Surprisingly modern, thrillingly packed with people, and budget-friendly as can be, Eastern Europe should be on your list this year. Not only will fall flights be cheaper, but the U.S. dollar is strong against many Eastern European currencies. Aside from all that, you can expect to see some top-notch art,...

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The 10 Best Airports in the United States

(5) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 11:49 AM


Sometimes, spending time in the airport isn't so bad. At least, not if you have yoga rooms ... or free Wi-Fi ... or express train service to one of the most happening cities in the U.S.

Skytrax recently rounded up their list of...

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6 Small-But-Perfect Caribbean Islands You Need to See

(28) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Want to find an island somewhere between ruggedly undiscovered and overrun by tourists? Not into roughing it in a tent but still want to be far, far away from the maddening crowds?

Hopper rounded up six perfectly sized Caribbean islands, where tourists are relatively few but there's still...

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The 5 European Cities You Need to Visit Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 5:01 PM

For the first time in a long time, the US dollar is strong while the euro and other European currencies are relatively weak, which means that a favorable exchange rate is on the horizon for American travelers. That also means this fall is the perfect time to embark on a...

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6 Budget-Friendly Labor Day Getaways

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 12:26 PM

Labor Day weekend is a great time to escape the office or take one last trip before long schooldays kick off. But not all destinations are created equal. In fact, some places are much more expensive to fly to over Labor Day weekend than others.

So Hopper rounded...

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These Are the Best Airlines in the U.S.

(2) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 12:52 PM

It's awards season, folks. No, not the Oscars or Cannes or even the CMAs. Rather, it's the airline awards.

Each year, U.K.-based Skytrax releases its much-awaited list of the top airlines in the world, with results taken from passenger surveys. Want to know who ranks high? Hopper took a spin...

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10 Best Airlines for In-Flight Entertainment

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 2:58 PM

While more flyers tote along their own iPads, Kindles, and smartphones with each passing year, plenty of passengers rely on the airline for entertainment. With innovative seatback screens and nearly endless programming options, airlines seek to differentiate themselves from the competition (at least when it comes to what you're watching...

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Is Travel to Greece About to Get Cheaper?

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 11:22 AM

The euro crisis has many countries in a panic... and potential travelers, too. What does Greece's economic instability (and possible exit from the eurozone) mean for U.S. travelers? What will happen to flight prices? Hopper takes a look at some hard data.

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Why These Flights Were 50% Off (and How to Get One Next Time)

(1) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 5:59 PM

You may have missed this, but if you were paying us any attention last week, you saw social media explode with tales of $400 Australian airfares. At Hopper, we noticed the absurdly cheap prices, blasted them out on Facebook and Twitter, and sent our users a notification that...

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Lowest Airfare in at Least Four Years on the Way

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 12:26 PM

Finally, good news for travelers! According to Hopper's latest Consumer Airfare Index, airfare is about to get a whole lot cheaper. Scroll down to find out how much you'll be saving this fall (and why we're seeing this awesome price drop).


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Breaking: JetBlue's New Fees and Fares Announced

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 12:09 PM


They're here, everybody.

JetBlue's new fees were announced on Tuesday and go into effect for all ticket purchases made from today on.

JetBlue's fares now break down into four categories: Blue, Blue Plus, Blue Flex, and Mint, with Blue class being the most...

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Breaking: Brand New Flights to the Caribbean (and the Prices are Sick)

(3) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 2:51 PM


Low-cost airline Norwegian Air announced today that it's heading to the French Caribbean this winter. Beginning in December, the airline will launch winter flights from three cities (New York City, Boston and Baltimore) to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.

The airline's...

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These Are the Busiest Airports for the 4th of July

(2) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 2:29 PM

What's more American than apple pie? Airport security lines as far as the eye can see.

The Fourth of July is simultaneously one of the most popular and one of the most expensive weekends to travel. Airfare is only about 4 percent cheaper this year, but travelers will still be...

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