How to Make Your Own Lowest Rate Guarantee with Southwest | I Saved $500+

Tweet Typically, when you buy plane tickets it’s like timing the stock market. With stocks, you pick the best day to make your investment and hope that prices go up, not down afterward.  Usually, when you buy plane tickets you buy the ticket and hope prices go up, not down.  This method of buying plane […]

Airline Flyer Miles | The Value of Jumping Back On the Bandwagon

Tweet I’ve been sort of a snotty pants when it’s come to airline miles.  I even wrote a post questioning the value of airline points.  Lately, I’ve found more bang for my buck with hotel points. However, I’ve noticed a trend lately that seems to once again favor collecting air miles (not over and above […]

Traveling with an Infant? 4 Things to Investigate Before Buying Tickets

Tweet When shopping for plane tickets when traveling with a baby, it is important to be aware of different airline policies that could possibly impact your trip. When traveling with an infant, you need to know a lot more than just the price.  Trust me, you’ll want to be sure you are traveling with an […]

10 Travelling Essentials for Young Families

Tweet In less than 2 weeks, I’ll be embarking on a trip from Papua New Guinea to Sydney, Australia. I’ll be travelling alone (one way) with my 3 children. I’ve been thinking about the travelling essentials – especially for my carry on, since I’ll have my hands full. Here are some travelling essentials for your […]

Refund Airline Tickets | How Do You Get Your Money Back?

Tweet In a few ways, traveling is like investing.  You watch for the price trends, anticipate future prices, and then eventually you lock in your price by buying your tickets. Well, not really.  Most people just remember, hey I forgot to buy plane tickets, so they jump online and buy the tickets. One of the […]

Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry-ons| The State of Domestic US Air Travel

Tweet This week, Spirit Airlines announced that they will be charging $45 to stow a  carryon in the overhead compartments onboard one of their aircrafts.  Good news, bad news, or just plain make you mad news? When I first read the reports, I thought it was stupid.  Another airline finding another creative way to make […]