With restrictions that could leave you stuck in a middle seat or without a carry-on bag, basic economy fares are always a pain. But Alaska Airlines basic economy was long […]
Federal Court Puts a Stop to American-JetBlue Alliance
A federal judge ruled Friday that JetBlue and American Airlines must end their partnership in the Northeast U.S., a surprise ruling and major blow to both airlines that also casts […]
New Offer: Earn 60K Points + a $200 Statement Credit on the Amex Green Card!
The *Amex Green Card* has long sat in the shadow of more popular cards like *Amex Platinum Card* and the *Amex Gold Card*. Even after a major refresh back in […]
United Dials Back Biz Class Award Rate Hikes to Europe
United Airlines taketh away, then United Airlines giveth back a little bit. Just 24 hours after the Chicago-based airline angered flyers with a massive (and unannounced) devaluation by suddenly charging […]
The TSA is Expanding Facial Recognition Technology to 25 Airports
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been testing the use of facial recognition technology at airport security checkpoints for years, hoping to improve and even speed up the identity verification […]
Amazing Deal: Fly Delta One Suites to Chile from 119K SkyMiles RT!
Flying business class somewhere far away has become next to impossible using Delta SkyMiles. Whether you’re aiming to go to Europe, South America, or Asia, you’re likely to see Delta […]
From Economy to Business Class, United Hikes All Award Rates to Europe By 33%
Update: United has since rolled back some of these increases, bringing business class redemptions on partner airlines to 88,000 miles each way Don’t let Delta get all the credit […]
Now On Sale: First-Ever Nonstop Flights from the US to the Faroe Islands!
If you’ve never heard of the Faroe Islands, you should make some room your bucket list. And now, you can book the very-first nonstop route from the U.S. to these […]
Get Ready: Your Chance to Snag Free Flights to Hong Kong is Coming
Editor’s note: As of Thursday, May 18, Cathay Pacific says all free flights to Hong Kong from the U.S. have been claimed. Hong Kong is back open, and the country […]
Introducing the New (& Free) Thrifty Traveler Award Travel Community
Travel demand is surging. Flyers saved up points and miles in record numbers through the pandemic and want to keep on earning them. And they’re increasingly looking for the best […]
New From Lyft: Preorder Your Ride When You Land!
We’ve all been there: Making our way through the airport after landing, wondering whether to hit “request” for a rideshare right away or wait until the pickup area – wherever […]
American Takes a Page Out of Delta SkyMiles’ Book
When American Airlines launched its new award chart – the cheat sheet that determines how many miles you need to book a flight – last month, it appeared to be […]