Right now, I'm traveling from Houston to Los Angeles to visit some friends to celebrate the New Year. As I was in town to watch the Texas Longhorns lose the Texas Bowl, the best option for me was to fly Southwest Airlines from Houston-Hobby to LAX.
Update: This deal is now dead. Congrats to those that got in on the deal!
I know Santa is real, because he delivered a big present this morning: $187 roundtrip flights from New York to Abu Dhabi on Etihad.
My travel hacking senses started tingling a week ago when I read about Orbitz and United Airlines suing a small travel website for saving people money. What was this site, and why would it be such a big deal for those companies?
We're in the midst of one of the busiest times of the year to travel (almost 100 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more during this year's holidays), and we're here to give you a few helpful tips and reminders of what to do and not to do... when headed to the airport this winter.
Holiday travel is always a headache, and a pricey one at that. Flying is expensive, but it's airport prices that really grind my gears. No matter how many times I experience it, I will never think paying $8.50 for a Big Mac, or $7 for a bottle of water is OK.
With the recent news that US and Cuban relations will begin to normalize going forward from today with the prisoner swap, my first thought as a travel writer is: when's the first plane to Cuba?
On the heels of Marriott's recent announcement that its members who book through Marriott's app or website will receive free wifi during their stay, Starwood has also matched this offer, staring February 2nd, 2015.
The holidays are my favorite time of the year. You get to spend time with family, eat a lot of amazing food and if you're lucky you get a couple days off from work. The holidays are also a great time to pack up the family and head out of town, but it can be expensive if you don't plan accordingly.
The American Express Platinum Card is the grand old dame of charge cards, chock full of prestige and benefits but weighed down by the hefty $450 annual fee.
The prestige should be worth nothing! But for most people, the $450 is a deal breaker- we're asking you to reconsider.