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Turns Out There IS A Magic Day To Buy Plane Tickets

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel

Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest. The answer? Are you ready? Are...

Turns Out There IS A Magic Day To Buy Flights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel

Finding cheap flights is complicated. But what if there were a magical day when you'd be guaranteed to find them at their absolute cheapest? Surpri...

What You're Actually Buying When You Buy A Plane Ticket

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.08.2015 | Travel

Airlines are notorious for gouging customers with outrageous ticket prices. But what are you actually paying for? You're basically buying a privil...

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.

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

Map Happy | Posted 12.22.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from.

The New Travel Tech Debate And Why It Matters

Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Booking trips on Kayak and Expedia is easy but far from transparent. Though the search function on those sites allows savvy travelers to trawl for dea...

Save Big Bucks With A Flexible Date Airfare Search

George Hobica | Posted 11.09.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

You can often save hundreds of dollars or pounds by flying when the going is cheap and sometimes this just requires tweaking dates by a few days.

Airlines Increase Fee For Same Day Changes

George Hobica | Posted 09.12.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

American and United have increased their fee from a previous $50 to $75 and jetBlue now charges $50 instead of $40.

Ten Surprising Ways Oil Prices Are Making Your Life More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money

When oil prices rise, we all start paying attention to prices at the pump. But gas prices are just the beginning. Perhaps you noticed the "fuel su...

Fuel Costs Send Air Fares Soaring (With No Let-Up In Sight)

New York Times | Joe Sharkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a major holiday travel season approaches and airlines scramble to cover soaring fuel bills, air fares are going up. And this time, they're likely t...