Airlines

6 Things You Can Do When Your Flight Is Delayed

You wake up at 4 a.m. to rush to the airport only to find out that your flight is delayed. It’s normal to get angry — maybe even say a few swear words under your breath. Hey, while you’re at it, why not update your Facebook status with a long rant and a few angry-face…

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Basic Economy Survival 101

No one said flying to your destination was going to be easy — especially if you want those cheap flight tickets! There’s nothing more tempting than cheap airfare. However, no one fully thinks about the inconvenience they’re taking on when they book basic economy flights. We totally get it — we love a great deal,…

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Will Millennials kill baggage fees? Just ask taxis.

A funny thing happened on a recent trip to the taxi stand: it no longer exists. Since ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber have become ubiquitous, many millennials (and regular-folk alike) have turned away from taxis. Whether millennials are responsible for savagely murdering various industries is an open debate, but what is clear is…

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Is it cheaper to ship your luggage?

Ten years ago, this question would leave a lot of people scratching their heads. Until 2008, checking two bags with all major airlines was free…or at least included in the price of your ticket. How quaint that seems now that checking two bags will cost you $140 round trip on all major airlines. Have a…

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7 Billion Reasons to LugLess

Airlines checked bag fees skyrocket According the the Government Accountability Office, airlines collected $7.1 billion in revenue from checked bag and changed reservations fees in the past 12 months! Now, that’s a lot of zeroes (nine by our count). Is it getting better? Ummm…nope. The airlines’s total haul for bag fees was a record $1.2…

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