August 2012

Hometown Guide to Boston

With autumn fast-approaching, it seems a good time to highlight a popular fall foliage destination in the Northeast – Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is one of the United States’ oldest cities and is the unofficial capital of New England.

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Top Flight Deals for August 29: Bienvenido a Miami

The symbolic end of summer hits this weekend. After Labor Day, the country will cool down, leading many travelers to seek warmer weather. What better place than South Florida to hold onto those last strands of summer just a few weeks longer? Cheap Flights to South Florida If my late [...]

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Travel Etiquette Tips for Your Next Vacation

“Mind your P’s and Q’s” was an expression I heard a lot growing up in England. Essentially it means watch your manners. And, while one would hope that we all have an idea of how to behave correctly in our everyday lives, good manners while traveling can sometimes take us [...]

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Fare Alert: $188 — NYC to San Diego Nonstop (Roundtrip incl. Tax)

Nonstop flights to San Diego from New York City unexpectedly dropped to just $188 roundtrip, including taxes today, for travel in September. These flights typically cost over $300, so today’s unadvertised price cut is a real treat for New Yorkers looking to head to sunny Southern California.

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Machu Picchu

Top Flight Deals for August 22: Head South of the Equator

When winter hits us here in the U.S., South America will be in the heart of summer making it a great time to head south of the equator. This week has been filled with great international finds, in addition to our standard hearty helping of domestic deals.

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Unusual Accommodations Around the World

So what else is out there? After a little research, here is a rundown of what is now my official accommodation bucket list. Feel free to jump into the conversation with suggestions of other truly unique and unusual places where travelers can rest their heads.

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Early Commercial Flight History: Celebrating National Aviation Day

There seems to be a “day” for everything — National Punctuation Day or National Weatherperson’s Day — but it’s National Aviation Day (August 19) that I hold dearest to my heart. In case it isn’t obvious from our domain name, we practically live and breathe airfare at Now, combine [...]

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Sunset in Hawaii

8 Tips to Save Money on Labor Day Travel

It is hard to believe that summer is nearly over and Labor Day is just around the corner. But, while the “no white” rule is rarely in effect these days, many folks still see Labor Day as a last chance for a quick summer vacation before the new school year [...]

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Top Flight Deals for August 15: Vegas Vacation Edition

As I wrote this, I came to the sad realization that if you are trying to book a summer flight, you are likely out of luck. Generally, airfare sales have a 14 or 21-day advance purchase requirement, that means any sale launched this week offers discounted travel starting at August [...]

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Spending Money Abroad

Time to share some tips on how to make spending money abroad a whole lot easier. And, like the cheap fares we show, they will also save you some money too!

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