Tagged with lower airfares

8 Great Holiday Flight Travel Tips

It is no secret that flights during the year end holiday season are stressful. Flights are more packed (more people), there is less onboard space (more bulky clothes and carryon gifts), and security lines are longer (because “novices” are flying). I have shared many holiday flight tips in recent Twitter chats and figured it would … Continue reading

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Travel Tip: Air Traveler’s Holiday Wish List for 2013

I first published this in 2002. What is still true? What is worse? Submit your proposed 2013 updates. Surely, “no full body scans” and “no pat downs” can fit in here somewhere. From December 2002: ****************************************************** Follow me on Twitter (@CharlesMcCool) and subscribe to this blog (click button in upper left corner) to be among the first … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of Travel Airfare Deals Not Near You

There was a recent airfare deal for flights between Oakland (OAK) or San Jose (SJC) California and Maui (OGG) at $188 roundtrip. It was a super low fare which quickly disappeared. You might hear about amazing airfare deals and wish you could book them–but you do not live close to the available airports. Well, that … Continue reading

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Matching Lower Prices

Have you ever asked a travel company to match an advertised price from a competitor? Most airlines are copycats anyway. When one carrier drops the price on a route, the other carriers flying that route will match the lower price. When the sale is over and fares goes back up, they magically go up from … Continue reading

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