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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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Travel Like Charlie Sheen

Do you want to travel like a rock star? McCool Travel publishes travel tips, tactics, and strategies to help people save money and have more fun on every trip. You can pay less (sometimes nothing) and travel in luxury. Disclaimer: I don’t actually know how Charlie Sheen travels. Here are a baker’s dozen of our … Continue reading

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Air Travel Tip: Cheaper Flights to South America

A previous post introduced using split tickets to get cheaper flights and save tons of money on airfares. Here is a specific example of how to use split cities to get the cheapest flights between the United States and South America. Example : Salt Lake City to Montevideo, Uruguay in May 2011 Step 1: I … Continue reading

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Travel Contest: Name This Travel Tactic

You should read this post, even if you do not enter the contest. This travel tactic will save you much money over a lifetime of travel. I use a travel tactic but I do not have a great name for it. So, readers, here is your chance to make history. Name that tactic… Here is … Continue reading

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A Road Map to Better Travel Planning

Happy New Year! To start 2011, this post will recap and summarize the McCool Travel mission and provide a road map for future posts. The mission of McCool Travel is to help people save money, time, and stress on EVERY trip. By reading past and future McCool Travel posts, not only will you learn to … Continue reading

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Air Travel Tip: Split Tickets Part 2

Split ticketing is a powerful and exciting strategy that will allow you to save money, fly on preferred airlines, and create stopovers. Here are some suggestions for utilizing this air ticketing ploy. Check for flights to South America and Central America through Miami, Los Angeles, or New York. Flights to Asia and Australia through Los … Continue reading

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Air Travel Tip: Split Tickets

“Can you really do that?” In my travel classes, I hear that often from the students. One of my favorite ploys is to find two separate round-trip tickets for a flight that requires a connection anyway. Not only can you save money, but you can choose to fly on airlines you want and you can … Continue reading

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