This morning as I turned on my computer, an enticing “error fare” message popped up from Secret Flying. (I have since learned that Fly4Free first listed this deal). The Twitter post said GO GO GO !!!: I WENT, WENT, WENT. Honestly, I had no present plans to go to Zurich or to Phuket, and my … Read More
So, I knew today was leap day and I’d heard there were going to be many leap day sales, but frankly I wasn’t jumping up and down for bargains. I receive daily emails from Kayak.com with lists of airfares of places I’m possibly going to. I’ve been keeping an eye on airfares for Amsterdam, as … Read More
Note: I recently traveled to South Africa on the “Etihad Mistake Fare.” I began this memoir post 2 days into my travels. ~~~~~ I promised myself I would try to write daily and perhaps post a sort of daily journal entry on my blog, but fatigue gets in the way. After 2 days and nights … Read More
“We did it. Make no mistake: We have written history. Today there’s a change of guards in Denmark” – Helle Thorning-Schmidt
The genesis of Around the World in 8 days, as well as planning, costs and logistics.
I am about to embark on another crazy Mistake Fare trip…
Crazy prices on flights to India!!
After a nailbiter of a weekend – where many people jumped on the Wideroe Airlines bandwagon – purchasing numerous flights on United Airlines and other Star Alliance Airlines for extremely low prices due to the failure to include fuel surcharges, now speculation rises this may not have been a mistake at all. Autoslash, a website … Read More
Nothing excites a travel enthusiast (or point and mile freak) more than a mistake fare. Well, hearing that such a fare will in fact be honored or seeing proof that the ticket is actually issued is nice too. Over the years, there have been some amazing mistake fares. I was lucky to be there at … Read More
It used to be so much easier to learn about and take advantage of special travel deals, mistakes and glitches. The community was smaller and an easy occasional glance at Twitter, Airfarewatchdog, a few blogs, Flyertalk and/or Milepoint was all you needed to stay informed. We shared and cared and smiled. Life of the point … Read More