Without a doubt my favorite travel tool, Google Flights is where I start researching any flight I want to take.
Though Google Flights has dozens of features, here are the three that any traveler can use:
1. Discover trips.
Know you want to take a trip but not sure where to go on your budget? Just put in your airport of origin and approximate dates, and Google Flights will make some suggestions for you.
I bought a flight in business class one time on Aeromexico because it was cheaper than the economy seats.
But I’d never flown in first class, until Alaska Airlines gave me a free upgrade this week.
Why did Alaska upgrade you? Continue reading
The mid-60s North Carolina couple next me were heading to San Francisco for the first time, celebrating their 25th anniversary, and their party had already started.
Vodka/Red Bull with Bud Light was their go-to for refreshment on the 5+ hour flight (die-hard Stoli loyalists, they settled for the Texas-made Tito’s vodka).
I knew I’d picked an exit row seat, but I had no idea there’d be a small dance floor in front of my row: Continue reading
Frontier’s recent “% off” promos have been mostly worthless, with huge lists of excluded routes and confusing date exclusions.
Today’s sale? Not so bad.
Why not so bad? Continue reading
The empty wrappers of two Korean Green Tea Choco-Pies crunched in my hand as I trekked home under a 7/8 Halloween moon.
How did I get here, I asked myself. I mean, I knew how. But why? Continue reading