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10 Caribbean Islands You Can Fly to For Less

(55) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 9:31 AM

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City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-­to­-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-­inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year....

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10 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Europe

(1) Comments | Posted April 14, 2015 | 11:14 AM

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It's no wonder that European cities like Vienna, Milan and Stockholm are such popular tourist destinations, delighting hundred of thousands of American visitors every year with their medieval­-era squares, church spires and cobblestone streets.

Crossing the Atlantic can be pretty steep, though,...

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10 Amazing Places You Should Go While The Dollar Is Strong

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2015 | 10:33 AM

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Having to change dollars into foreign currencies may well be the most tedious part of international travel, but it also that means that budget-­wary travelers can save a lot just by keeping an eye on how the American dollar fares against other...

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10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2015 | 1:56 PM

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If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare...

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The 10 Worst Airline Fees To Ever Exist

(38) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 10:54 AM

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Between the cramped seats and unappetizing food most travelers are doomed to in economy class, plane travel can already be pretty unpleasant. That unpleasantness is only compounded by the airline fees that keep climbing year after year, adding unexpected expenses on top of...

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5 Tips For Finding Cheap Flights To Europe This Summer

(7) Comments | Posted April 3, 2015 | 2:39 PM

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A morning cappuccino in a breezy piazza. A long day on some sun-kissed strand in the South of France. Greek isles. Countryside castles. Have we gotten you dreaming of Europe yet?

This year, Europe is the perfect summertime destination. You'll likely find good...

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5 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

(2) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 8:39 PM

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No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds much too good to be true, and indeed, that $15 price tag fails to factor in the...

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When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

(2) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 11:51 AM

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Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a...

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As 10 empresas aéreas com os melhores assentos na classe econômica

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 7:25 PM

Com os preços das passagens cada vez mais altos, além das taxas de embarque e de bagagem, viajar na classe econômica é a única opção viável para a grande maioria dos viajantes. Mas isso não significa necessariamente abrir mão do conforto e da conveniência - pesquisando um pouco antes de...

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10 Cheapest Flights from New York to the Caribbean

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 10:02 AM

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With one of world's largest airport complexes on their doorstep, making a jaunt to the sun-kissed beaches and shimmering sands of the Caribbean has never really been a problem for New Yorkers. In fact, there are countless airlines now connecting the Big Apple...

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The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Food

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 10:35 AM

For most global travelers flying coach is a reality that's never going to change, with those first class seats forever out of reach somewhere at the mysterious front of the fuselage. However, with recent changes and advancements in airline services, economy flying no longer has to be taxing, and whether...

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10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 1:56 PM

Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.

Did you know you can take a water bottle through security? Or you could even take a tour of the cockpit if you wanted? Here...

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The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Seats

(110) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 4:59 PM

With ever-rising airfare rates, along with taxes and baggage fees to contend with, flying economy is the only possible option for the vast majority of travelers. That doesn't necessarily have to mean skimping on comfort and amenities, though -- by doing a bit of research before booking, it's easy to...

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The World's 5 Craziest Airport Runways

(25) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 2:01 PM

That moment when the landing gear begins to rumble, the pilot signals for the cabin crew to strap in, and the fuselage of the plane begins to drop between the clouds towards the glowing runways in the distance, is arguably one of the most nerve-wracking of flying overall. But when...

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5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

(5) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 5:11 PM

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact...

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How To Save Money Flying to the Best Ski Resorts

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2014 | 4:51 PM

Ski season is upon us, but any avid skier knows that traveling to the best ski resorts can be expensive. If you do your research, you can find great deals on lift tickets and resort passes. However, scoring a deal on flights to your favorite winter destination can be trickier.

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Travel Hack: How to Save Hundreds On Your Flights to Europe by Buying Two Separate Tickets

(5) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 4:36 PM

Stop! Don't book that $1,000 flight to Lisbon before you hear about this travel hack that can save you hundreds on your flights to Europe!

OK, so you want to go to Europe, but you don't want to spend a lot of money getting there. What can you do? There...

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The 10 Cheapest Flights Out of New York's JFK

(5) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 1:51 PM

It's no secret that New Yorkers love a good adventure, with Hopper's statistics showing that there are hundreds of thousands of searches for flights out of the city's John F Kennedy airport everyday -- many no doubt locals eager for the next bargain deal. Well, if you find yourself pining...

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The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

(24) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 2:42 PM

Ever since the Wright Brothers first launched their rickety creations into the skies, humanity has been obsessed with flying. Collectively we've honored engineers for their innovative designs, allowing aircraft to soar high or go faster, and celebrated the achievements of pilots like Lindbergh and Louis Bleriot -- folk daring enough...

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The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights From Los Angeles

(3) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 4:41 PM

While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport. This makes it one of the best connected in the world for catching non-stop flights, with more airlines here...

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