If you're thinking ahead to next year's holiday travel season, either to score a bargain or because this year's was particularly painful, Cyber Monday is a good time to score airfare deals. Here's why you should keep an eye on Cyber Monday sales from your favourite airlines.
Tagged With flying
Arming yourself with the facts is one way to deal with a fear of flying, but if it hasn't helped, you're boarding your flight or sitting in your seat and you feel that familiar anxiety rising in your chest, try this meditative breathing exercise to relax a bit.
Ticket price and fees are likely the first thing you think about when picking an airline, but there are a lot of other key factors, like flight delay records and how often cancellation occurs. See how the airlines you're considering measure up with the The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) monthly air travel reports.
Frequent flyer points are a fantasy currency that fluctuates depending on how you use them. This makes it difficult to know what they're worth — or whether you're squandering their potential value. This infographic breaks down the dollar value of 1000 points when purchasing everything from flight upgrades to commercial goods.
TravelMath can figure out all sorts of travel-related calculations, including your travel time so you get to the airport on time or don't miss a connecting flight. Now they have updated to compare the cost of driving versus flying, which is perfect for planning a weekend getaway or holiday travel.
iOS/Android: Google has been tiptoeing around the travel game for a while now with useful tools like Google Flights and their hotel search function. Today, they completely jumped in with a new app that manages and helps plan your trip from start to finish.
If you have to check baggage when travelling, you want to make sure everything inside is protected, and that includes doing what you can to make sure it gets treated well by baggage handlers. Here's what a baggage handler recommends you shop for in luggage to make sure it doesn't get banged around too much.
Airline food is, for the most part, an afterthought. No one boards a flight expecting a culinary experience, but some airlines serve better food than others. In fact, sometimes that food is downright delicious. Inflightfeed is a blog dedicated to reviewing all the different meals offered on 150 different airlines around the world.