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Have some fun in the sun while enjoying special summer rates on the 35-mile stretch of white-sand beaches in St. Petersburg and Clearwater. As part of the “100 Days of Summer” promotion, you can secure rates as low as $107 per night as well as extras like complimentary upgrades, breakfast in bed, and more. Sample offers include: Read more
Travel disruptions are, sadly, a fact of life. Veteran travelers will confess that the only certainty in getting from one point to another is that nothing is certain – even the best laid plans can fall apart in an instant. Weather and mechanical failures happen regularly, but strikes tend to be the most disruptive of all. A workforce strike can cripple an airline, an airport, and connections far and wide. With French air traffic control employees planning to strike over the next few days, we wanted to offer up suggestions on how to best deal with such a thing, should it impact you.
Just a few months ago, Iberia (the flag carrier of Spain) decided to strike, causing massive headaches at airports across Europe. Bags were lost, connections were missed, and consumers far and wide were unsure of whether to rebook for a later date or simply take their travel dollars to another airline. Now, an air traffic control dispute in France has airlines across the globe scrambling. Historically, a great deal of strikes have originated in Europe. Read more
If you live in the New England area and are looking for a fun getaway this year, these amazing airfares are just what you need to get started. With deals to cities across the U.S., you can explore American history in Philadelphia, soak up the sun in Fort Lauderdale, or travel cross-country to San Diego or Seattle. Depart on select dates June–December to enjoy these low fares from Spirit, JetBlue, and United. Read more
Another day, another flight deal we’re dying to jump on. Today’s flavor? NYC and LA to Tel Aviv, Israel, at round-trip rates as low as $869! If you’re looking for the ultimate warm-weather getaway during the cold winter months in the state, Tel Aviv is a perfect option with white sand beaches and a hip downtown culture. Read more
Soaring, white-capped Andean mountains, saline lakes, active volcanoes, salt flats as far as the eye can see, geysers, and flamingos (yes, flamingos!) – the geography of Chile’s Atacama Desert, the driest on Earth, is as varied as it is breathtaking. It’s truly an otherworldly part of the world, with lunar-like landscapes, a mysterious, isolated feel, and, with cloudless nights and wide-open skies, stargazing opportunities galore. Read more
Nickeling-and-diming its customers has become the forte of the airline industry, with everything from roomier coach seats to stowing your luggage in an aircraft’s underbelly requiring an additional fee. In fact, bag fees have skyrocketed over the past few years, enabling the airline industry as a whole to rake in well over $3 billion in additional revenue during the course of 2012. Now, United is offering yet another way to pay: a $349 yearly subscription that covers one standard-sized bag for you on each flight. But, is it worth it? We break it down. Read more
Charm City is perhaps most charming just as summer is making its way in. Cool breezes off the harbor help offset the humidity, and all of the locals seem to have a bit of a lighter walk. If you’re fortunate enough to be headed to Baltimore soon, we’re offering up two restaurants, two attractions, and one bar to add to your itinerary. Read more
It’s no secret that New Jersey has grit. Post Hurricane Sandy, the Garden State is indeed stronger than the storm and is resolutely opening its beaches. The state is also doing whatever it takes to lure travelers with an aggressive schedule of events, including several over Father’s Day weekend.
Whatever the dads in your life are into – be it pounding french fries, swaying to the Chairman, or running through mud for a cause – you can count on Jersey to deliver an activity that packs appeal. Here now, a few favorites. Read more
From teenagers getting kicked off an AirTran flight, to knives on planes, here’s what’s happening in travel this week… Read more
We love to keep one eye on flight deals, because, well, you never know when you might want to pick up and fly to Bangkok, Athens, or maybe even Beijing. If you’re at all like us, you’re going to want to check out these amazing fares to Beijing from both Chicago and Miami on United, American, and Hainan Airlines, select dates this fall. Here are the fares we found: Read more
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