Aug 16, 2007 / 5:31am / in Air Travel, Flights, International Travel
Flying, it seems, is becoming less a question of convenience and more a question of patience and good nerves. U.S. airline delays have apparently soared up to a 13-year high, according to a New York Times report. And things are expected to get worse. According to data provided by the Department of Transportation, U.S. Airlines’ on-time arrival rate for June was just above 68 percent, compared with June 2006’s 72.8 percent and May 2007’s 77.9 percent.
Jul 5, 2007 / 9:56am / in Air Travel, Flights, Travel Tips, International Travel
If you plan to travel from the United States to Canada, you should know that the unusually high price of the Canadian dollar could affect your budget and force you to sacrifice comfort over money. However, there are heavily discounted first-class airline tickets available for over 100,000 US and Canada flights. While most people have some idea of how to get cheap airline tickets, only very few know that there are inexpensive first-class airline tickets available. There are a number of reasons for which you might find this article useful:
Jan 5, 2007 / 9:17am / in Flights, Winter Travel, International Travel
The winter so far has been mild this year in the Northeastern United States and most other places. Things still could change though and winter vacation season will sound a lot more appealing. Maybe the weather is reducing demand because the airfare prices are pretty low.
I looked at fare to these warm places on kayak.com for February:
Dec 21, 2006 / 4:57am / in Flights, Travel Tips, International Travel
I just noticed this page on Spirit Air when checking into a flight I have tomorrow. The special they announced seemed to be popular because their site was down and they said it was due to the special. The special is good, particularly if you are traveling for the holidays and are still trying to find a ticket now. There's $29 to $79 flight each way and plus tax, but still fairly decently priced for a short notice holiday ticket if you need one. Here's the link.
Dec 4, 2006 / 1:11pm / in Flights, General, List, International Travel
Now that we know the top hotels and airports from around the world, the next question is, "How do I get there?" Well, you have a couple different options: flying, boating, or for the more adventurous, driving to your destination. For most of us, flying is the primary choice as it is the quickest and most convenient way to travel. When it comes to airlines, the United States consistently fall behind their international counterparts in almost every category. This year's airlines are rated by
Dec 1, 2006 / 6:28am / in Air Travel, Asia, Flights, General, List, Travel Tips, International Travel
After surfing the web, I noticed that many travelers are turning to Asia upon late. This isn't surprising, since the new emerging markets throughout China, Korea, and Singapore, just to mention a few, are booming. Along with their impressive economic growth, many tourist opportunities have opened up, and a lot of people are recognizing it, thinking of their exotic, Eastern appeal.
Nov 29, 2006 / 7:58am / in Flights, General, Money, Travel Tips, International Travel
This message is a warning to all of you thinking you’re getting a good deal when you go to the duty-free shop in an airport. Do not buy any bottles of alcohol before going on the plane! You have to check it (meaning you have to go back through security and re-check a bag). If you don’t re-check it, they take it away from you at the gate.
Oct 30, 2006 / 7:10am / in Flights, Travel Tips, International Travel
Traveling overseas can be stressful. Beyond the meticulous packing and the currency exchange, the most discouraging part to many is the long, almost never-ending, flight. However, below are a few suggestions for making your flight feel like therapeutic treatment before and after a long trip.
Oct 23, 2006 / 11:29am / in Air Travel, Europe, Eastern Europe, Flights, International Travel
Getting to and from Poland will now be a little easier. Centralwings is offering new flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland to various cities in Poland. Check our their special offers page. I just priced out a flight from Edinburgh to Warsaw for about 67 GBP ( $125 ).
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