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How to Get Around Spirit Air’s Baggage Extortion

Spirit Airlines is the airline that seems to invite everyone to hate it, partly because of doublespeak press releases that accompany every customer-unfriendly move. Here’s the one they put up at the beginning of the decade when first announcing new bag
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International Budget Airline Routes From the USA

Although you wouldn’t know it from all the bad airline service news, this is actually a good time to be flying internationally on a budget if you’re American. Fuel prices are still reasonable, the U.S. dollar is strong, and fewer travelers
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A Weekend With No Baggage Fees on Allegiant Air

* There’s a newer, more updated version of this post: See Flying on Allegiant Air Without Baggage Fees, Take 2. One travel perk of moving to Tampa for a couple years has been a big improvement in flight options. Besides having
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Off to Nicaragua with an Under-seat Bag

After three weeks across the Atlantic and some office time back at home, I’m off to Latin America again to check out Nicaragua. I wanted to travel down to Nicaragua in the cheapest way possible, which meant a flight on Spirit

Which Frequent Flyer Program Sucks the Worst?

If you follow the U.S. airline industry, you know that the answer to almost any question with “worst” in the title will lead you to one name: US Airways. So it’s no surprise that they pulled up the rear once again