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Travel Tips
How to Keep Travel in Your Life (When You Can’t Actually Travel)
Jessica Spiegel
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Jessica Spiegel
October 20, 2020
With Coronavirus curtailing our ability to travel, we've put together a list of 24 ways to indulge your wanderlust without leaving home
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3 min read
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Travel Tips
How to Get a Refund if the Airline Hasn’t Canceled Your Flight
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
October 16, 2020
What should you do if the airline hasn’t canceled your flight and you don’t want to or can’t take the trip? We lay out your options.
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3 min read
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Flight Booking
How to Use Google Flights to Find Cheap Flights
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
October 8, 2020
Google Flights is one of the most powerful flight search engines and it's a great tool for finding cheap flights. Here's how to use Google
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5 min read
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Travel Tips
How to Plan Travel During the Coronavirus
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
September 15, 2020
While there are a lot of unknowns about the future, there are some things we do know about how to safely make travel plans right now
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3 min read
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Travel Tips
How to Cancel a Flight—and Not Lose the Value of the Ticket
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
June 24, 2020
Airlines generally don’t like it when you cancel a flight, and so they don’t make it easy. If you buy a ticket and can't take the flight,
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6 min read
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Travel Tips
75 of the Best Travel Movies Ever Made
Jessica Spiegel
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Jessica Spiegel
June 22, 2020
Settle in with some popcorn and let these travel films take you all over the world without leaving your living room
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7 min read
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Flight Booking
The Best Travel Sites for Booking Cheap Flights
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
June 4, 2020
There are numerous ways to search for flights online, but there are a few OTAs and metasearch sites we routinely recommend. Here are
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7 min read
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Flight Booking
How to Book a Long Layover and Get More Travel in One Trip
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
June 4, 2020
Adding a long layover between flights is an easy way to see more in one trip, and you don’t have to be a super savvy traveler to do it
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5 min read
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Flight Booking
How to Find Cheap Flights: The Ultimate Guide
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
May 27, 2020
Learn the secrets to finding cheap flights in this step-by-step tutorial written by Scott Keyes, co-founder and CEO of Scott's Cheap Flights
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6 min read
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Travel Tips
How to Use Rome2rio for Easier Route Planning
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
April 8, 2019
Rome2rio is a search aggregator that gives an overview of different travel options between two or more destinations
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6 min read
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Flight Booking
How to Book an Open-Jaw Flight Deal
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
October 24, 2019
An open-jaw flight arrives in one city and departs from another.
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Airlines & Airports
The Best (and Worst) Budget Airlines for Cheap Flights from the US
Scott Keyes
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Scott Keyes
January 11, 2020
Not all budget airlines are created equal. Here are the best and worst budget international airlines from the United States
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7 min read
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