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Can a Cruise Line Pocket Your Airfare Refund?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you thought that reading the terms and conditions on your next travel purchase is enough to keep you out of trouble, meet Thomas Hanko.

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.

6 Tips for Booking Holiday Travel

Peter Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

The holidays are just around the corner, which means the window for finding affordable Thanksgiving and Christmas airfare is rapidly shrinking. The good news is there are still some tricks to saving money and your sanity, on your holiday travel.

Tips for Booking Thanksgiving Airfare This Year

Travelzoo | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

The Thanksgiving holiday is still a ways away, but the race to book reasonably priced airfare has already begun. Not all hope is lost, however -- there are still plenty of great fares to go around if you're strategic about finding them.

Surprise: Fares Are Up

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- The government is trying to put a stop to rising airfares and fees by blocking the latest airline merger – but for fliers, it's alre...

What would you do for cheap airfare?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The future of travel will be filled with steals and deals for a lucky few, but for the rest of us? Not so much. With the busy American Memorial Day holiday weekend just around the corner, many unwitting customers are about to find out just how bad it can get.

Tips for Booking Summer Airfare Deals

Travelzoo | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

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...

Airline To Charge Passengers By Weight

AP | By FILI SAGAPOLUTELE and NICK PERRY | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A tiny Samoa airline is giving passengers a big reason to lose weight: tickets sold not by the seat, but by the kil...

The End Of Cheap Airfare

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Time to shed a tear into your tiny plastic cups of tomato juice, because the merger between US Airways and American Airlines announced last week m...

When Airfares Are Too Good To Be True

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.06.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

"If that isn't stealing," she said, "then I don't know what is."

The Cheapest Times To Fly This Year

www.usatoday.com | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel

If you must fly in the peak of the summer, you might as well quit reading now, as airfare will be consistently high. But if your plans are more flexib...

3 Surprises Lurking In Every Airfare

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Your airline ticket isn't what it seems to be.

12 Ways To Score On Cheap Airfare

Money Talk News | Amanda Geronikos | Posted 11.11.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: Airfares are taking off. According to Travelocity, the average round-trip domestic airfare this Thanksgiving is $386, up 9 percent ...

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.

Airline's Attempt To Raise Fares Fails

AP | Posted 10.12.2012 | Money

DALLAS -- The latest attempt by airlines to raise fares has collapsed. United Airlines said Thursday that it rolled back an increase of $4 to $10 per...

How To Find A Great Airfare Deal

Fly.com | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Fly.com

We thought now might be a good time to share some tips and tricks that will help you find the best airfare deals for Labor Day and beyond.

A New Airline Called Star Alliance?

George Hobica | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

No, it's not a new airline. Here's the scoop.

Where Does Your Airfare Go?

Newser | Mark Russell | Posted 08.12.2012 | Travel

Long lines, lost luggage, bad food, extra fees, and oodles of delays--with all of our complaints about air travel these days, you probably think the a...

Best Credit Cards for Spring Break Road Trips

Curtis Arnold | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Whether you're celebrating spring break as an actual student, or you're young in spirit, we can suggest six of the best credit cards to help keep you from losing your shirt.

11 Things That Will Be More Expensive In 2012

Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

With 2012 just around the corner, we are planning resolutions and bracing for change. However, our pocketbooks will also need readjusting in preparati...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

7 Tips For Saving On Holiday Flights & Hotels

AP | By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Flying over the holidays is going to cost more this year. And the longer you wait to book, the pricier it's likely to get. The average do...

Tips For Finding Cheap Airfare, From Seth Kugel

Posted 09.13.2011 | Women

The New York Times' Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel, dispenses advice on tracking down the most inexpensive plane tickets possible. if(typeof AOLVP_cf...

Airfare Hikes By Big Airlines Cut In Half

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

DALLAS — The most recent fare hike by U.S. airlines has been cut in half by pressure from discount carriers. Last week the big network carriers...