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The 2 Cheapest Days Of The Week To Fly

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel

Be a little flexible with your flight itinerary and you could save some cash; that's because some days are cheaper for flying than others. There are three days specifically that are cheapest for air passengers.

7 Secrets To Ultra-Cheap Europe Flights

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel

As the euro falls against the dollar and the weather warms, now is the time to book a trip across the pond. But a favorable exchange rate won't help you get there for less.

What You Need To Know About Booking Your Flight

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.09.2015 | Travel

For at least two decades, industry experts have been speculating about basic timing factors in finding the lowest airfares. The big question: When is the best time to buy plane tickets?

Why Airlines Hate Hidden City Ticketing (and Maybe You Should Too)

George Hobica | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

It's a no-win situation, and can hardly be the outcome that Skiplagged's founder desired.

Holiday Travel: The 3 Absolute Best Days to Book | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel

Picking the right holiday gift is hard. Picking the right day to book holiday travel? Impossible. Or it was, until this handy travel-deals calendar came along.

Southwest's 3-Day Sale Is One You Won't Want To Miss

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. has kicked off a three-day air fare sale. Southwest on Tuesday announced the sale with fares sta...

The Biggest Booking Mistake Travelers Make

Peter Greenberg | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

Now that I've narrowed down when I want to travel, I follow a few time-tested rules about when to book. There is a specific time if you want to get inexpensive flights.

Best Ways To Use Travel Search Engines, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

When you're searching for affordable airfare, do sites like and really offer the best prices? When Frugal Traveler columnist for ...

Book Cheap Flights On These Dates

USA Today | Rick Seaney | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

If you want to save money on vacation flights this summer, there are several deadlines you should be aware of. These are the dates when airlines quiet...

Tips for Booking Summer Airfare Deals

Travelzoo | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel

Summer is nearly here, which means it is time to start thinking about booking airfare deals for beach vacations, visits with friends and family, and h...

What You Always Wanted to Ask a Pilot

Travelzoo | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Everything we've always wanted to ask a pilot -- from their biggest annoyances to whether turning off your cell phone is really that important.

Deals At Conde Nast Traveler Award Winners

Travelzoo | Posted 10.25.2012 | Travel

The Deal Experts at Travelzoo have negotiated discounts with several of the award winners, from rooms overlooking the glittering Las Vegas Strip to sailings down the Panama Canal, with savings of as much as 60% off current prices.

How To Snag The Best Summer Airfare Deals

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- To snag the best airfares, travelers need to be adventurous and willing to pick up at a moment's notice. OK, now let's be realistic. Most...

When To Buy A Plane Ticket

New York Times | Michelle Higgins | Posted 06.16.2012 | Money

WHEN is the best time to book that flight? It's one of the most fraught decisions travelers face, as ticket prices often fluctuate right up to departu...

New Rules: Surprising Changes Coming To Airline Ads

George Hobica | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

If you're an airline, January 26, 2012 is a day that will go down in infamy.

Experts Answer Your Questions About Flying

George Hobica | Posted 03.04.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Have a question about air travel or airfares? We answer as many as we can, including these about cheap destinations and what to do when your bag goes missing.

Flying For Less To 10 Early-Season Ski Slopes

George Hobica | Posted 01.22.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Another year of La Niña in the forecast means another very snowy winter. Maybe even more than last year's often record-breaking hammering, which provided for some amazing downhill action, everywhere from the Catskills to the Pacific Northwest.

Why Fly When You Can Take A Cruise Instead?

George Hobica | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Judging by your comments on these pages and others, you're not all that enamored of flying anymore. So why fly? Why not take a cruise instead?

Paul Brady

When To Book Your Thanksgiving Travel | Paul Brady | Posted 12.25.2011 | Travel

In the annals of travel mythology, it's up there next to the free upgrade or the comped Vegas hotel room: the ever-elusive inexpensive Thanksgiving ai...