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CleverLayover Finds Cheaper Flights With Layover Cities

One way to save money on flights is to add a stopover on the way to your destination. Rather than book a round-trip with one airline, you search for each leg of the flight yourself to find a cheaper route that includes a long layover. But this can be time consuming. CleverLayover does the work for you.


The Best (And Worst) Airlines For Using Travel Rewards

Free flights and upgrades make travel rewards schemes awesome. The only problem? Some airlines aren’t very flexible with them. They put limitations on when you can book reward travel, and that can be a huge let down. Here are the best and worst airlines for using travel rewards.


How To Score A Private Jet At Airline Prices [Infographic]

The miracle of air travel quickly loses its lustre when you’re a frequent flyer — and that includes business flights. If you’re sick of dealing with the hustle and bustle of commercial airlines, perhaps a private jet is the way to go? Despite being a hallmark of cashed-up one percenters, it’s actually surprisingly affordable for canny passengers. This infographic explains how to maximise your savings.


Make Airport Time More Productive By Boarding Your Plane Last

Time spent in airports doesn’t have to be a slog. If you’re looking to be more productive with that time, waiting to board your plane gives you more time to work.


This Table Shows You The Restricted Diet Options For Major International Airlines

While free airline meals are becoming rarer these days across the word, international flights will often still serve them. If you have dietary restrictions, you can use the following table to review all your options for major airlines.


Stop Getting Gouged: All The Extra Fees You Can Avoid When Travelling

Travelling is expensive enough as it is without airlines, hotels and other companies surprising you with big fat fees. While the travel industry might enjoy preying on the exhausted, it only takes a little knowledge to avoid these fees altogether.


How Every Australian Airline Is Cracking Down On Hand Luggage

Travelling only with hand luggage saves you valuable time, but domestic airlines in Australia are getting much stricter about enforcing their baggage limits. Here’s the current state of play for Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar and Tigerair, and the best tactics to use to avoid unwanted hassles or excess luggage fees.


How To Survive Being Stranded Overnight In An Airport Terminal

As I write this from Heathrow Airport, the time is currently 5am. I have been stuck in airports since 8am the previous morning. Here are a few survival tips I’ve learned over the past 21 hours of terminal gate haunting. [Warning: Slightly unhinged writing may ensue.]


Have An Extra Bag In Your Carry On For Your Valuables

Pack an extra bag in your carry on in case you’re forced to check it — that way you can put your valuables in the extra bag (and under the seat in front of you).


Keep Loose On Long Flights With These Simple Plane Exercises

Long haul flights can be really tough on you if you don’t approach them the right way. To keep your cramped body from getting too stiff at 10,000m, this graphic has seven exercises you can do on the plane to loosen up.