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Holiday Flights: Tips for Saving Money—and Actually Getting to Your Destination

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/06/2018, 4:45 PM

There are few bigger problems, budget-wise, than having to buy a ticket to fly over the Thanksgiving or the Christmas/New Year's holidays. Prices are always at their peak, and discounts are nil. But tell that to your grandmother. Or to the other eager family members who insist you fly home for the holidays. So even though the fares are a killer then and the crowds at the airport will demolish w...

25.3 Million People Will Fly Over Thanksgiving: 10 Airport Strategies If You're Going to Be One of Them

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/09/2015, 10:15 PM

The industry group Airlines for America is predicting that 65,000 more people PER DAY will fly this year than last, between November 20 and December 1. That's an uptick of 3%, and the greatest number of air passengers since the recession of 2008. Be afraid. Be very afraid. And be smart about how you're going to handle your own travel plans. Here are our tips: 1) Avoid flying N...

Gifts You Should Give Yourself This Holiday Travel Season

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 10/05/2015, 11:30 PM

In the next couple of months, most of us will be spending a lot of time in stores, and online, shopping for gifts for our loved ones. If you’re going to be traveling to give those presents in person, why not make what can be a stressful travel season a little easier by gifting yourself with the following? An early morning flight: Holiday travel season is also storm season. And when storms...

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