6 Myths of Frequent Flyer Miles

Frequent flyer miles have the ability to turn ordinary people into travel superheroes, allowing them to jet set around the world to their favorite destinations for almost free. Paris, Sydney, Rome…take your pick. Unfortunately, they are also one of the most misunderstood topics out there.  Most of society wrongly believes the myths that surround frequent

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What is a Fuel Surcharge?

[bluebox]This is Part 1 of the Defeating the Fuel Surcharge series.  Other posts include: What is a Fuel Surcharge? How to Find a Fuel Surcharge using the ITA Matrix Which Airlines Charge Fuel Surcharges (with downloadable chart) My Frequent Flyer Mile Earning Strategy to Avoid Fuel Surcharges [/bluebox] One of the most important things that

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How to Use Amazon Payments: An FAQ

Using Amazon Payments for person to person transactions is no longer a viable strategy as of October 2014. It was a good run guys, we’re sad to see it go. Ever since I posted my video tutorial on How to Use Amazon Payments to Meet Minimum Spend Requirements, I’ve been getting tons of emails and comments with questions

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Budget Airlines FINALLY Making a Dent in Japan

For long-suffering travelers in Japan, forced to take $170 train rides between Tokyo and Osaka while dreaming of the $20 flights their neighbors in SE Asia were privy to, good news has finally come.  Japan is finally opening up to budget airlines (also referred to as low-cost carriers), and in a big way. To the

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