air travel

15 Airport Hacks From Professional Travelers

From where to shower to skipping security lines, discover the best airport tricks and secrets from 10 of the world's most frequent (and frugal) travelers.

The Secret Flight Search Site Savvy Travelers Use

ITA Flight Matrix might be the best flight search service you've never heard of. Learn how to use it to find the cheapest airfare anywhere.

Here's How the Major Airlines Determine When and How You Board

Up the odds of scoring a bulkhead or an emergency exit seat and avoid the middle seat with this guide to airline boarding practices.

Tricks to Make Flying in Coach Feel (Almost) Luxurious

Flying long distance is rarely comfortable, especially in economy. Improve the experience with these travel secrets.

How to Travel This Holiday Season Without Getting Sick

Get where you're going without picking up any bacteriological hitchhikers by using these holiday travel precautions.

How to Get Through the Airport Faster

Too often the worst part of travel is navigating the airport. Get through it quickly and easily with this collection of tips and advice.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

6 Compact Airplane Snacks for Frequent Fliers

Stow these cheap and satisfying travel snacks in your carry-on for a quick bite when the going gets delayed.

How to Avoid New Carry-on Luggage Charges

New fees for carry-on luggage have started creeping up on consumers. Discover how to pack defensively and avoid these extra charges.

Which Frequent Flier Program Has the Best Awards Availability?

Sick of blackout dates and high mileage requirements? Discover which frequent flier programs are best โ€” and which ones to leave behind when you fly.

How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap โ€” if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

Clipped Wings: Can Consumers Fix Air Travel?

From luggage fees, late flights, and TSA screening procedures, can air travel be saved? How can consumers help improve the industry?

6 Things to Keep You Sane on a Plane

Air travel is no picnic (unless you count bad coffee and tiny bags of pretzels as perfect picnic foods). Here are must-haves to remain comfortable on any flight.

8 Frequently Under-Budgeted Air Travel Costs

Baggage fees, parking, food, and other charges can drive up air travel costs. Here are some tips to avoid the extra charges.

How to check if a flight is delayed

Once in a while friends and relatives would visit my family from other countries, and we usually go to the airport to pick them up. The problem is that sometimes flights are delay

Travel on Amtrak

With each move by the airlines to claw back a bit of the profit that has vanished into the twin maws of competition and higher fuel prices, and with each move by the government to