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How to Get Around Spirit Air’s Baggage Fees 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

South Florida’s Connected Airports

The guy who wrote the seminal creativity book A Whack on the Side of the Head had one great piece of advice I try to apply to every problem situation: “Look for the second right answer.” “What’s that have to do