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Cold? Snowed In? The Warm World Beckons

As warm as is my heart at the moment, this nippy winter does inspire daydreams of toastier climes. And along comes good old Travelzoo.com to stoke the fantasy machine. Among its bargains this week are:…


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Hipmunk, A Very Neat Way To Find Airline Bargains

Hipmunk.com is very cool. So many travelers start their pursuit for the best airline fares on the popular meta search sites — Kayak, Mobissimo, Booking Buddy and the like. In fact, it’s making the airlines…


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Air Fare Peace of Mind: Never Look Back

No one numbers such things, but one top ranking Rule of Travel should be: never look back. At air fares. No matter what air fare you settle upon, a better one will be found later….







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At Turkey-time, Numbers Are Only Numbers

Sometimes numbers are just, well, numbers. The august American Automobile Association, which should know, advises us that Thanksgiving travel will rebound by more than 11 percentĀ  over 2009. A stronger economy and other factors will…





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Start Buying Holiday Tickets, Right Now

Where does the time go? We’re barely into Autumn and the smart money is already telling us to buy our Christmas and Thanksgiving travel tickets RIGHT NOW? It makes sense. Prices are going up, as…



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AmEx Rewards Ends Relationship With Continental

American Express announced this morning that it would no longer allow its charge card customers to redeem their Membership Rewards points for frequent flier miles in Continental’s OnePass program come Sept. 30, 2011. Why would…




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SmarterTravel’s Top Five for the Fall

What do they have in common? Lots and lots of vowels, for one thing. More important, they’re great travel bargains for the Fall. Smartertravel.com, the nifty advice and search site for, well, smarter travelers, offers…