I found out about airfarewatchdog a couple of years ago when I was searching for airfare deals, and since then I became a huge fan of these guys. Their search engine is not really that different from many others I typically use, though their fare alerts typically show unadvertised deals, based on the departure airport(s) [...]
I had mentioned about Expert Flyer here on kristraveler.com before. Here’s another article from the WSJ that gives more details of how it works and also mentions another tool – MileageManager.
Have Miles but Can’t Get a Seat? How to Snare One
JANUARY 14, 2010 By SCOTT MCCARTNEY
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Even though recession-weary consumers may [...]
Play AA’s soccer game to get a discount code for 10% off your next flight with AA.
Offer available Sep 1 through December 31, 2009
To register and play: www.aa.com/soccer
This would actually be quite funny if it wasn’t so real….
8 things an airline would never tell you - Insiders expose little-known facts the industry would rather you didn’t think about
By Alexander Basek | Updated: 5:49 p.m. ET Sept. 1, 2009
“Airport luggage scales often lie.”
It’s bad enough that the airlines charge a fee for overweight luggage, varying [...]
Motivated by Wendy Perrin’s article about finding great deals through twitter, here are my favorite travel twitterers:
@flyfromwas; @flyfromnyc; etc (@flyfrom _ _ _ 3 letter airport code)
(work in progress post… more twitterers and description of each to come soon)
How To Tweet Your Way To Amazing Travel Deals
by Wendy Perrin | Published October 2009 | Condé Nast Traveler
Twitter isn’t just a networking site, it’s a powerful tool that can save you money and change how you plan your travels
One evening last summer, 450 people snagged round–trip airline tickets to Europe for a [...]
Discount Rules and Restrictions: These special discounts must be booked on airtran.com by Saturday, October 31, 2009, and are valid for travel on AirTran Airways flights to or from Florida destinations only through December 18, 2009. Discount must be redeemed at the original time of purchase. Limit one (1) discount per person. A $75 fee [...]
New York residents can earn double miles on all American Airlines flights for travel between July 29 and Dec. 31, 2009.
The double mile offer is valid on all American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights, even flights that don’t begin or end in New York.
Registration is required and to qualify for this promotion, your address [...]
I had never seen this promoted anywhere until I heard from a couple of different people that have taken advantage of this deal, so thought I’d share with you.
American Airlines offers a quarterly promotion for their frequent flyer members who own a Citi AAdvantage credit card. It’s called “Reduced Mileage Rewards” and generally reduces the [...]
As much as vacation is the time to relax and take it easy, we know that planning a trip can be stressful if we have little information in our hands. It all starts with booking your flights, hotels and car, and whether we’re swimming on money or not, maybe it’s in our nature but we’ll [...]