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Travel to Thailand on the cheap

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

If you’re looking to escape to a beautiful and exotic location for your next vacation Thailand is a wonderful option, but before booking your flight, here’s a look at some money-saving tips. While it’s bound to be a pricey flight there are ways you can cut corners and save yourself some money such as booking your flight on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are always the cheapest day of the week to fly and you can usually save around $115 by doing this.

Choose your airport wisely as it’s much cheaper to fly into Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok. This move will save you around $200 versus flying into Phuket. If you book in off-season you’re bound to save more money. Late April and the start of May are generally a cheaper time as is late September. Be sure to check out all the airlines not just the American based airlines. And of course keep your eyes on flight fares so you know when a deal happens.

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Get discounts through SpiceJet

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

If you’re looking for a flight deal you may want to check out the discounted flights that SpiceJet is offering to passengers. Right now travellers can take advantage of a 5% discount on base fares for a number of select domestic flights. This discount is being offered as a way to attract more passengers in the Indian airline market. The offer is valid for travel between now and June 15, 2015, and the booking must be made by May 22, 2015.

Keep in mind to be eligible for the discount you need to make the booking online at the website. This March saw an increase of 18% in air travel demand in India, so clearly there is a growing interest for travel in the region. Some of the destinations offering the discount include Jaipur, Delhi, Guwahati, Srinagar, Amritsar, and Bengaluru.

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Get yourself the cheapest flight possible

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

There are ways that you can get those cheap flights that allow you to take off on a much-needed holiday but there are a few tricks to be aware of. The Internet can prove to be your greatest asset when it comes to booking a trip. If you’re willing to be flexible when it comes to your travel dates and you don’t mind booking in advance you can score some pretty great deals.

The rule of thumb is to book a minimum of eight weeks in advance if you want to find the cheapest flight. Keep in mind if you’re planning to book an international flight you’ll need to book even further ahead of time with 171 days in advance being the lucky number for cheap flights. If you can fly during non-peak times and days of the week you’ll also be able to save yourself some money. Typically Tuesday and Sunday flights tend to be the cheapest.

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Cheap flights to Mexico

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Flights to Mexico can get pretty expensive, so there are some tricks involved in getting good deals for flights there. Which airline you choose, where you live, and into which city you plan to fly will all play a part. Hopper has created a map that shows the average price of flights from each U.S. state. Flights from Florida, Texas, and California are the cheapest because of how close they are, but other states that are also inexpensive compared to others include Washington D.C., Colorado, Maryland, and North Carolina. United and Spirit tend to offer the least expensive direct routes, and AeroMexico offers non-direct flights from some places for about the same cost. North Dakota and South Dakota were the most expensive states from which to fly.

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Cheapflights ranks most affordable European airports

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

A recent airport affordability index report ranks the most affordable European airports for travel this summer. In the number-one position, being cheapest, is France’s Charles de Gaulle Airport, which is surprising considering it’s the second-busiest airport in Europe after Heathrow. In second place is Dublin, Ireland, and in third place is Brussels Airport in Belgium. Fourth place went to Schiphol (Amsterdam) in Netherlands, and fifth place went to Heathrow, UK.

According to a spokesperson with Cheapflights, “pries can vary quite a bit between close-by European cities…” so be sure to research your options and be flexible in order to get the best-possible prices.

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SpiceJet announces more flights

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Budget carrier SpiceJet announced today that it would be adding more flights connecting Delhi to a number of destinations such as Dharamshala, Amritsar, and Bengaluru for the busiest summer period. It will also connect to Dehradun until October 24. Frequency of flights to Dharamshala will increase from seven to 13 flights weekly, from 14 to 20 flights weekly to Dehradun, from seven to 14 flights weekly to Amritsar, and from 21 to 25 flights weekly to Bengaluru from Delhi. A spokesperson from SpiceJet said “The addition of these flights will help meet the increased demand for these increasingly popular destinations, especially in peak season.”

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The cheapest flights to Europe for this summer

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Trips to Europe will be a lot more affordable this summer with the euro-to-dollar conversion coming almost equal. If you’ve always wanted to visit Rome, Paris, or Amsterdam, then this summer is going to mean your money will go a lot farther compared to in recent years. There will also be a few weeks when fares will be lower than usual, according to Hopper. The travel booking website is predicting that the weeks of the beginning of May and the end of August will be cheaper; the most expensive weeks to travel to Europe will be at the end of July.

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How to find cheap flights

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

When you’re planning a vacation, the things you will spend the most on will be your airfare, accommodation, food, and whatever you’ll spend on sightseeing. If you’re able to reduce your flight costs will be of benefit. Here’s how to save some dollars.

First, close your tabs and windows, close your browser, and clear your cookies twice. Make sure you wait for it to refresh in between clearing your cookies. This will prevent websites from quoting you higher prices when they think you’re revisiting.

Next, start with Kayak, Skyscanner, and Hipmunk for international flights. If you’re going to a country where you will need to fly domestically within it, check out local search engines for cheap flights.

Last, check reviews using Skytrax. This will also show you safety and comfort ratings.

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EasyJet Charging Administration Fee for Letters Proving Flights were Cancelled

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

A 48-hour strike of French air traffic controllers that occurred on April 8 caused the cancellation of flights for thousands of British passengers, who are now trying to get refunds.  Now EasyJet is charging these passengers £10 to acquire a letter that is proof their flight was cancelled.  The airline says the fee is legitimate as each letter is “individually researched” that contain all the details required by the insurance carrier.

According to a spokesperson, this fee is charged to every passenger who requests a letter of proof of flight cancellation, but that the passenger should be able to receive a reimbursement as part of their insurance claim.  EasyJet, as well as other airlines, did provide hotel accommodations and meals until their flights could be rearranged. Another, 4-day strike is planned to begin on Wednesday.

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Cheap flights will help you find your prince

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

It seems as though many Australian women are hoping to live out the same fantasy of Princess Mary and find their very own rich prince somewhere in the world. If this is the case why not take advantage of cheap flights to get you around the globe and start making the dream a reality. For those unfamiliar with Princess Mary she was a regular real estate agent from Tasmania leading a rather normal life until she met Prince Frederick as a pub in Australia. Now others are wanting the fairy-tale ending and looking for their own prince. So where would be a great place to travel?

According to Cheapflights there are a few regions that hold eligible royal bachelors. You could travel to Dubai home to Sheik Hamdan, the Crown Prince of Dubai, travel to Luxembourg home to Prince Sebastien Henri Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg and the Prince of Nassau, there is Denmark to where Prince Philippos is, or Liechtenstein where Prince Wenzeslaus is.

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