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How Do I Get a Cheap Flight this Thanksgiving?

Dear Editors,

I want to fly home for the Thanksgiving but airfare seems really high. How can I get a cheap flight this holiday season?

Jane


Dear Jane,

Can you believe Turkey Day is just over four weeks away? You’re certainly not alone in your quest to find a cheap flight, which means there’s stiff competition for the lowest-priced seats. Fares aren’t likely to go down, so I suggest you pull the trigger on your flight home, stat.

How To: Flexible Dates Search for Airfare

With October in full swing, many travelers are thinking about buying their airfare for Thanksgiving. You may have read my post on the Cheapest Days to Fly over Thanksgiving, but do you know the most efficient way to find that cheap airfare? It’s called the Flexible Dates Search tool, and it only takes a few clicks.

There are a couple of ways to go about using Flexible Dates Search. (See…even the tool is flexible!) The first option is for the ultra flexible traveler. It allows you to search a wide range of dates to find the cheapest fare if, say, you know you just want to travel during the fall, but you don’t care exactly when you go.

Slip Slidin’ Away In Singapore’s Changi Airport

I always loved Changi Airport. My parents lived in Singapore for seven years, so I was frequent visitor. The restaurants were surprisingly good, the public spaces were filled with massage chairs and free Internet terminals, and the whole place was (unsurprisingly, if not a little stereotypically) spotless.

Now, however, I think I love Changi Airport even more: they’ve recently added a 40-foot slide.

Travel Wish List: A Private Jet

It’s no secret that commercial air travel leaves a lot to be desired. Between too-small seats, crowding in the overhead, fees galore and taking your shoes off at security, the truth is that for people traveling in coach, flights are simply something that need to be endured to get from Point A to Point B.

So when I got a press release about Avantair, a fractional jet operator, I decided to conduct a Q&A with Steven Santo, the company’s CEO to find out more. Yes, this is out of most people’s reach, but it’s fun to dream, isn’t it?