Flights Travel Articles

Choosing the best flight for you, from a round-trip weekend getaway to an 18-leg RTW trip, can be extremely complicated. In the following pages, you can learn about things like how to choose a carrier on a RTW trip, which days are the best to fly on, and how to prepare for that first flight with your baby.

 


The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip
The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip What do you know about stopovers? Did you know that with many itineraries, you can stopover in certain cities for a few days with little change to your budget (you can sometimes even add an extra flight for less!)? Adam Seper shares how stopovers can help you get more from any trip. Want to check out Dubai but don’t have the funds to spend more than a few days there? How about a few days in Hawaii en route to Asia? Want to see the Great Wall but don't think fitting China into the itinerary makes financial sense? Want to see what London has to offer but don't have the budget for more than a day or two? Looking into your stopover options gives you the opportunity to see more for less.
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How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal
How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal Fly from London to Berlin for $10? Yes, it is possible. But what about all those little extras that hike up the cost? Barnaby Davies takes a look at how to fly for the advertised price.
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Preparing Young Children To Fly
Preparing Young Children To Fly Jenn Miller has been traveling with kids for nineteen years across six continents and nearly nearly 40 countries. She has a master's degree in toddler travel, having ridden that merry-go-round five times over a ten year span. She weighs in on airplane etiquette for children, how to prepare at home, and structure for success.
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12 Tips, Tricks, and Things You Didn’t Know About Flying
12 Tips, Tricks, and Things You Didn’t Know About Flying Want to know some tips on flying? Or what the pilots or flight attendants are really thinking? Dennis Liu offers tips and inside info from a seasoned traveler.
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8 Reasons To Enjoy Your Flight
8 Reasons To Enjoy Your Flight Love the destination but not so keen on the journey? Holly Smale looks at eight good reasons to think of your flight as a highlight instead of a hassle.
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8 Simple Steps for Making the Most of Europe’s Low Cost Airlines
8 Simple Steps for Making the Most of Europe’s Low Cost Airlines Have you booked a bargain flight with one of Europe’s low cost airlines only to be stung by one extra charge after another? Flying can be one of the cheapest ways to get around Europe, but only if you know how to make the most of the airlines’ rules and avoid the tricks that bump up the cost. Jo Fitzsimons shows you seven simple steps for making the most of Europe’s low cost airlines.
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5 Trip Ideas Centered Around Europe
5 Trip Ideas Centered Around Europe In April, we've been focusing on educating travelers about airfare options for your big trip, along with a focus on travel in Europe. There are lots of companies to shop for and purchase airfare for a trip. But Indie, BootsnAll's multi-country flight finder, still remains the easiest tool to use to build, price, and book a multi-stop trip completely online, no matter how short or long that trip is. If you're planning a big trip and Europe is at the center of it, check out the following five trip ideas to help get you started.
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Around the World
in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days Jo Fitzsimons shows you how to replicate the route of fictional Phileas Fogg, the character created by Jules Verne in 1873 in his classic adventure "Around the World in 80 Days."
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Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money
Multi-Stop Airfare: How to Save Time and Money Searching, pricing, and booking complex multi-stop international flights has historically been the most time consuming and frustrating part of planning a round the world trip. But what if I told you that you could do it all in less than 30 minutes?
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Around the World Airfare Myth Busters
Around the World Airfare Myth Busters One of, if not the biggest expense of a long-term trip is the airfare, and the myths surrounding multi-stop (also referred to as RTW) airfare are just as many as long-term travel itself.
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