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Re: U.S. taxes on flying among world's highest

PortMoresby ·
Oh, darn. I thought this was about paying a fee to sit in a section with our fellow stoned passengers.
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Re: U.S. taxes on flying among world's highest

PHeymont ·
That comes free with a stopover in Denver...
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Lufthansa: Name your own upgrade...

PHeymont ·
Lufthansa has come up with a unique new...well, not sure if I should call it an offer, a game, a fee or a lottery! Economy passengers on Lufthansa's 747-8s is offering passengers in economy to bid on an upgrade to premium economy, or from economy to...
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Travelocity survey: What bugs you on road trips?

PHeymont ·
This may be one of the best road trip years ever, with much lower gas prices than over the past few...and Travelocity's new survey of 1000 potential vacationers says that 65% more are considering a road trip than were thinking about it last year....
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AAA predicts big bump in Memorial Day travel

PHeymont ·
Among the things that tell you summer is nearly here is the annual Memorial Day travel prediction from the American Automobile Association—and this year is no exception.   Here are some of AAA's numbers: 37.2 million travelers (going more...
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Is there a "best day" to buy tickets? Maybe not!

PHeymont ·
There's always a lot of talk about when it's best to buy airline tickets—how far in advance, what day, even what time. A recent study that got a lot of publicity, even a Wall Street Journal article, suggested that Sunday is the best day because...
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Hertz summer plan: raise prices, cap capacity

PHeymont ·
Hertz ad featured on a Ryanair jst               Wikimedia / robot   Just like the airlines, Hertz is adjusting capacity in search of greater profitability. And it's also doing something they're not doing at the...
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Ryanair takes on the online travel sites

PHeymont ·
Ryanair has proposed that airlines take the offensive against online travel sites and price comparison sites, such as Expedia, Opodo, Kayak, etc.; he believes they "shouldn't exist" and "make no sense." He's written to four other big European carriers...
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Airline Price Gouging, Collusion, Undisclosed Fees

PortMoresby ·
Is our federal government finally taking some action in favor of consumers where airline pricing and fees are concerned?  According to Consumer Reports, the Department of Transportation has launched an investigation of 5 airlines over price...
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U.S. taxes on flying among world's highest

PHeymont ·
How much of your ticket is tax?   Not all the expensive add-ons for your ticket are airline bag fees and fuel surcharges; according to a new report, another big factor is high government charges, among the world's highest. Each ticket starts out...
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Why the airlines are rushing to alternative fuels

PHeymont ·
Got to feed the hungry baby: growing air traffic means higher fuel usage.   You may have noticed a number of announcements and articlse in recent weeks about airlines signing deals with producers of biofuels–fuels made from plants, from...
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Google Tests Price Drop Alerts for Hotels

Travel Rob ·
Google Now had a internal test  experiment that told if a hotel rate dropped  after one booked. Right now Yapta, Tingo and Dreamcheaper are some main players in listing price drops. If you book a refundable fare and see a...
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6 THINGS TO REMEMBER BEFORE YOU BOOK A TAXI!

Udaipur Rides ·
Taxi services or Car Rental Services in udaipur have become an integral part our day to day lives! They facilitate you with travel options on the go and make your journey calculations little less traumatic! But before you pack your bags and hop in, make sure you remember these 6 rules of hiring a taxi! 1. Have A Price Check Before finalising your taxi service in udaipur, have a proper analysis of their fare criteria per kilometer. Check whether the overall bill fits in your budget. In order...
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No more negotiator: 'Name Your Own Price' is gone

PHeymont ·
Blind bidding for airfare just hasn't been working for Priceline lately, but the company has other tricks up its industry-leading sleeve.
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Shanghai Disney tix soon...but prices will vary

PHeymont ·
Disney is opening a huge new Disneyland in Shanghai this summer. It will start with peak prices until after summer, when weekday discounts begin.
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Save Money on Flights: Clear Your Cookies

Samantha ·
Planning on flying this summer? If so, Samantha shares how to clear your browser's cookies to avoid the Dynamic Pricing that airlines use to increase ticket prices.
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