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Talking Points With Thrifty Traveler: February 16th

Last week, we introduced a new weekly segment in which we will be answering 3-4 reader questions. The questions can be anything from credit card points & miles, travel recommendations, flight questions, or anything you want us to answer. Have...

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Talking Points With Thrifty Traveler: February 9th

Starting this week, we will be introducing a new weekly segment in which we will be answering 3-4 reader questions. The questions can be anything from credit card points & miles, travel recommendations, flight questions, etc. Have a question you...

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Icelandair returns to San Francisco

Iceland based budget-carrier Icelandair announced they are adding San Francisco (SFO) back to their route network in June 2018, after last serving SFO in 2006. Seasonal service will begin June 3rd and end October 13th. This will be Icelandair’s fifth new U.S....

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TSA: Domestic fliers can use old ID’s through 2020

Fear not travelers! Your current driver’s licenses will be good at all US airports through October 1, 2020! As we covered earlier this year, the Real ID act has become a real nightmare. Most airports have signs that warn travelers...

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Atlanta Airport Reopens after Massive Power Outage

Power was restored at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) around midnight Monday morning, after almost 12 hours without power. Many planes that landed around noon Sunday were stranded on the tarmac for around seven hours before passengers were able to...

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United Announces New Route to Tahiti!

United will be the first U.S. airline since Pan Am to fly nonstop to Tahiti! This morning, United announced that they would be launching a new nonstop route next fall from San Francisco (SFO) to Papeete, Tahiti (PPT), which is...
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Last Day to Sign-up for Flight School: MSP

Update 12/11: We sold out our prior event space and have upgraded to a larger room with space for up to 200! Registration is back open!    We are excited to host our first Thrifty Traveler conference on Saturday, December 16th at...