Why Travelers Hate Airlines
January 9th, 2012

The airline industry has gotten a rather ugly reputation lately. Being in the travel industry, and a business owner in the industry at that, I usually try to look at both sides of the coin and find a reason behind what the airlines are doing – even if I don’t particularly agree with their motivation. [...]

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Flight Tips From A Travel Planner
September 6th, 2011

While in Philadelphia International two weeks ago waiting for my delayed flight, I joked that I could charge a few bucks to offer advice to all those passengers that were completely confused by all the changes and I could make a mint.  I believe this is probably both illegal and immoral and I wouldn’t actually [...]

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Choosing a Flight? Keep These In Mind
August 26th, 2011

While in Philadelphia International last week, waiting for my delayed flight, I joked that I could charge a few bucks to offer advice to all those passengers that were completely confused by all the changes and I could make a mint. While I believe this is probably both illegal and immoral and I wouldn’t actually [...]

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What you didn’t know about flying
June 2nd, 2010

As a professional travel planner, one of my key responsibilities is to know the “tricks of the trade” and to pass these tips along to my clients to help make their travels easy and enjoyable. Unfortunately, no aspect has been less easy and enjoyable in the last year or so than air travel. The most [...]

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Air Fares Revisited
August 13th, 2009

Air fare is confusing. It shouldn’t be, but it is. Prices change quickly, vary from source to source and there are a large number of potential myths surrounding when, where and how to book airfare.    A reader recently posted several questions on one of my blogs regarding just this, and since I am sure [...]

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Travel Myths – Fact or Fiction
July 22nd, 2009

Travel Myth – Fact or Fiction   Travel has changed a lot over the years – in some ways for the better, in some ways for the, well, not so much better. Often, these changes are big enough to make it to the general public (most major US carriers now charging for checked luggage, for [...]

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A La Carte Airlines
April 2nd, 2009

  In an effort to help reduce the basic flight cost for travelers (and to note lose a great deal of money in the process), some airlines are now introducing a new booking concept – choosing your flight amenities a la carte. When booking a flight, customers (or their travel planner) will be shown the [...]

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