Do you want to pay tourist price or regular price? Do you want to pay the maximum or the minimum when you travel? Those sound like dead easy question when they're put that way, but travelers often take the high-priced option without realizing they're ...
Do you want to pay tourist price or regular price? Do you want to pay the maximum or the minimum when you travel? Those sound like dead easy question when they’re put that way, but travelers often take the high-priced option without realizing they’re doing. it. There are usually at least two tiers of pricing […]
If a tree falls in the woods and everybody hears it, do we need to know who is selling the lumber? I once wrote a post on this blog with my thoughts on disclosure statements. Turns out I did that at the end of 2006. So perhaps it’s time for an update. People have very […]
Are you handicapping your budget when you travel? At the beginning of this decade I published an evergreen tips book called Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune: The Contrarian Traveler’s Guide to Getting More for Less. The point of it was to show infrequent travelers what frequent travelers do regularly in order to travel […]
Although you wouldn’t know it from all the bad airline service news, this is actually a good time to be flying internationally on a budget if you’re American. Fuel prices are still reasonable, the U.S. dollar is strong, and fewer travelers coming to the USA means more empty seats on flights. The primary reason, however, […]
Way back in 2006 I wrote this post about how more and more passengers were getting bumped from flights. As I write this United is getting a torrent of bad press (again) for problems of their own making (again) and Delta is thrilled to be off the front page of the travel news for a […]