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AA Responds to My Request to Waive Award Ticket Cancellation Fee

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I recently shared some exciting news about why I had to cancel our flights to Fiji and Vanuatu which were booked with AA miles.

When you cancel an AA award you are given time to rebook your trip or you can pay a fee to have your miles redeposited into your account.

At the moment our tickets can still be rebooked but with the time window allowed for this, its highly unlikely that we’ll be able to do so. Continue reading AA Responds to My Request to Waive Award Ticket Cancellation Fee

Canceled AA Award to Fiji & Vanuatu, What Happened to My Miles?

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Yesterday I wrote about an AA award flight to Fiji and Vanuatu that I had to cancel for a great reason. While it was painful at first to cancel the booking, I am totally cool with it…

Some of you might wonder- what happened to the tickets or miles since I cancelled our flight? Continue reading Canceled AA Award to Fiji & Vanuatu, What Happened to My Miles?

US and Cuba Close To Restoring Commercial Flights?

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For many years I’ve wanted to visit Cuba.

I think the first time I thought about visiting was when I worked for CBS News. A story was done about the music on the island and I remember seeing footage of those old, classic American cars  (or maybe somebody told me about them).

This was years ago and since then I’ve looked into doing one of those cultural or religious trips but the prices were ridiculous. I’m going to estimate that a 5 day trip was going for something like $4,000. Continue reading US and Cuba Close To Restoring Commercial Flights?

10 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Flight Hate You

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image: CN Traveler

I’m sure that all of us have encountered our fair share of annoying and unlikable people while flying. Some of them might do things that could make others onboard actually hate them… You know that guy that talks extra loud, maybe forgot to take a shower  before the flight or maybe does other things to just be rude, mean and annoying…

Conde Naste Traveler came up with 10 Ways to Make Everyone on Your Flight Hate You and shared them in a slideshow a couple of weeks back. Continue reading 10 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Flight Hate You

JetBlue Helps Domestic Flight Prices Drop by 50%

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 I came across a very interesting article from the Huffington Post. According to the article, JetBlue seems to be a really helpful airline and really good for us, the consumer.

When JetBlue starts flying a domestic route, ticket prices on that route drop by 50% on average.

The information found for this research was compiled by travel research company Hopper. You can check out their findings about JetBlue impacting domestic routes here.

Continue reading JetBlue Helps Domestic Flight Prices Drop by 50%