air travel

10 Sneaky Vacation Costs That Add Up Quickly

You've booked your ticket. You've packed your bags. You're ready to go. But hang on … some hidden vacation costs are about to spoil your fun.

7 Fool-Proof Ways to Stay Within Your Travel Budget

Costs have a tendency to creep up when we're on the road. Learn to be a savvy spender no matter where the travel bug takes you.

5 Smart Travel Hacks Only Frequent Flyers Know

You don't have to dread the airport. These smart frequent flyer secrets will have you breezing through the terminal (almost) stress-free.

7 Reasons You Should Check Your Luggage

If you find an airline that doesn't charge to check, take them up on it. You'll wait a moment at the carousel, but the rest of the trip's a breeze.

5 Cheap Ways to Make Flying Coach Feel Like First Class

Flying economy isn't always terrific. Make your next flight easier and more relaxing with some planning and some smart carry-alongs.

24 Helpful Travel Hacks to Make Flying Stress-Free

From drop-off at the curb to touchdown at your destination, flying is filled with stress inducers. Take the edge off with some simple relaxers.

The 8 Worst and Best Airport Buys

There's nothing friendly about the price of goods and services at the airport. Avoid these bad buys if you can — and save your money for a couple of concourse deals.

5 Ways Carry-On Luggage Can Save You Time and Money

Airline travel is not much fun, so it makes sense to reduce the burden by packing less and not checking bags. You'll save time, money, and hassle.

5 Hidden Comforts to Consider When Choosing an Airline

Flying economy is no picnic, but if you know what to look for, you can find the flight with the most comfortable mix of seat width and amenities.

5 Ways Airline Travel Sucks — and What You Can Do to Make It Better

Air travel is no picnic these days. Learn to avoid these five common abuses and maybe you'll arrive in a tolerable mood (and almost on time).

23 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight

The airport is no picnic, but you can make it bearable with this collection of clever air transport how-tos and workarounds.

The 8 Scariest Things Probably Coming to Air Travel

If you think flying coach is uncomfortable now, just wait until you see what the airline industry has planned for you!

The 10 Cheapest Ways to Fly First Class

Fly first class for little or no extra expense by planning carefully or just asking nicely.

Wise Bread Reloaded: The Surprisingly Easy Way to Defend Your Knees and Other Air Travel Tips

You don't have to deploy a knee defender to fly comfortably. Try a few of these tips and tricks from Wise Bread's flight-savvy writers.

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.