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Airline ticket

Travel

New airline rules make comparison shopping easier

On January 24, 2012

Trying to figure out the real price of an airfare can be a frustrating process, but it’s about to get easier. This week, changes are taking places that will  require airlines be more upfront about the true cost of that ticket plus consumers will have 24 hours to make up their mind about a ticket. They are much needed changes…

Consumer News / Consumer Trends

Taxing trips

On February 21, 2011

You always hear cigarette smokers complain when a new tax is proposed for a pack of cigarettes.  However, there’s an item all of us buy regardless of whether we smoke that’s higher taxed.  CNNMoney.com reports that you pay a higher percentage of taxes on airline tickets. Click here to read the whole story.  

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Airline lets you name your price to bump

On January 13, 2011

As I sat at the airport on the way home from visiting family this holiday, I heard an airline announcement over and over asking for volunteers because another flight in the gate area was overbooked.  The deal started rather modest considering the price of tickets for holiday travel. They used to give you a free airline ticket with the first…