Air Travel

5 Great Uses for AMEX Points (And 5 Easy Ways to Earn Them)

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Whether you have 10,000 points or 110,000, the best AMEX Membership Rewards value lies in redeeming for first- and business-class air travel.

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Flight Delay Compensation in the US and Europe

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You look up at the departures board to find your gate and see that your flight has been delayed. What can you do?

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How to Make Your Next Flight Less Miserable

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Flying in the 21st century can be a decidedly un-luxurious experience, particularly if you don’t have the cash to drop on a first- or business-class fare.

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Is Travel Hacking All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

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Much has been made of so-called “travel hacking.” Here’s why I mostly avoid travel hacking, and why you should too.

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Why the Type of Plane You Fly Matters

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Many people believe that aircraft type is superfluous in the (largely) un-elegant era of modern flying. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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Is Business Class Worth It?

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If you’ve ever asked yourself the question “Is business class worth it?”, read about my experience in international business class on two of the world’s finest airlines.

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The “Cheap Flights” Guide to End All Cheap Flights Guides

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Since the health of my bank account depends upon being able to find cheap flights on a regular basis, I thought I’d compile my best airfare booking practices into a post.

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Do RTW Tickets Save You Money?

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“Round-the-world” plane tickets have become an increasingly popular option for RTW travelers in recent years, but do they actually save you money?

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