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The Budget Airlines of Mexico

Mexico is a great travel bargain right now thanks to a strong dollar and weak peso, plus no matter where you go there the weather is better than most states and provinces to the north. One of the other main reasons
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4 Tips on Finding Cheap Flight Routes

Why are some flights from where you live always expensive, while others seem to always be on sale? And what should you do about it so you’re getting the best deals? Today I got an interview request to talk about Cartagena,
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Which Countries Have the Cheapest International Flights?

In the olden days when I first started backpacking around the world, we had limited information on who had the cheapest flights. The only people who really had that data were the ones doing bookings every day—the travel agents that booked
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Get Creative With Flight and Hotel Options Before Hitting “Purchase”

I needed to get from central Mexico to a middling town in South Carolina, USA to go see my father. I pulled up the flight and it was nearly $800, even after moving around the dates. Did I just sigh and
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The World’s Fastest-growing Budget Airlines

If you want to grow an airline quickly, don’t aim for the high-end traveler. Apparently the fast growth track is at the bottom of the spending scale. I came across this story on the world’s fastest-growing airlines in a magazine I