Flight review: SF to Paris non-stop on French budget carrier XL Airways

When the French guy plopped down into the middle seat next to me, we didn’t need a common language to express it.

We’re both at least 6 feet tall, and these seats are tight.

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What’s the deal with the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass?

I had a question from a reader (my brother) recently about how the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass works.

It’s known across the board as one of the best “travel hacks” out there.

What’s the deal?

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Seriously Frontier? A 75% off sale?

I mean, the headline says it.

Until 11:59p Eastern on October 28, you can use the code SAVE75 to get 75% off Frontier flights from Nov. 1 through Feb. 8.

Thing is, it’s only for Tuesday and Wednesday flights.

If you’ve got a flexible schedule, you could snag an insanely cheap fare, such as this roundtrip San Francisco-Orlando flight for $70:

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Why Frontier Airlines is so misunderstood; Plus check out their new non-stop SF-Orlando route

If the topic of this¬†post doesn’t make it apparent, I love budget travel. That’s why I fly Frontier Airlines more than any other airline.

So, I was psyched to get an e-mail from Frontier this morning announcing a new non-stop route from my current home airport in San Francisco to the airport of my birthplace and family in Florida.

The route started in July, and I’ll tell you below the photo why I fly¬†Frontier, and why I’m so enthused about this new route.

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