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It’s Time You Learned Where to Find Cheap Flights and Save Hundreds

Over the years, I’ve read dozens of guides about where to to find cheap flights.  Here’s the problem: most of them give old advice that isn’t accurate anymore.  Tips like buying on a Tuesday seven weeks before your trip might save $15 and that’s all fine and good, but realistically I think you’d rather buy …

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Filing an EU Flight Delay Claim Was Easier Than I Thought

We’ve all been there: those days when flight delays rack up until next thing you know, you made it to your intended destination hours later than expected. That’s frustrating — and in many cases, disruptive! — but if you’re traveling to or from Europe, you may be eligible to file an EU flight delay claim …

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Bumping 101 and Denied Boarding Compensation

I absolutely love that airlines overbook flights. I’ve scored hundreds of dollars of airline vouchers from voluntarily denied boarding compensation (“being bumped”).  That equals free flights and more travel for me, all because an airline sold more tickets from seats and I was flexible on which flight I took to get home. However, for every person out there that loves being bumped, there’s someone who has a rigid schedule and can’t afford to end up on a different flight.  Here’s the skinny on denied boarding compensation – and how to handle it based on where you fall on the love/hate spectrum. Bumped …

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Using Memberships to Secure Cheap (or FREE!) Lounge Access

Most of the frequent flyer world thinks lounges are one of the greatest things since sliced bread.  I love the concept of free wi-fi, snacks, beverages, and a quiet place to spread out and relax or get work done, but honestly I don’t use them very frequently.  For starters, I’m a leisure traveler without a ton …

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