If you're planning a trip around the world, a 'round the world ticket (RTW ticket) can help save you time and money. Keep reading, and we'll show you how, as well as some of the downsides versus buying flights as you go. What is a Round the World Ticket? A 'round the world ticket is a single airline ticket that includes flights to different cities, countries, and … [Read more...] about The Pro’s and Con’s of Buying a RTW Ticket
Spirit Air was my first choice of airlines for the flight from New York City to Cartagena, if only for the cheap rates. When their pilots went on strike a few weeks ago, I didn't have the stomach to continue taking a "wait and see" approach. I combed Kayak for other affordable options. The rates for Colombia's national airline, Avianca, were over $500, putting them in the … [Read more...] about Colombia’s Aires Opens New Route: NYC to Bogota
Now that I've shared the big news that I'm heading back to Colombia at the end of June, it's time to book the airfare. I looked around on individual carriers' sites, and again, found Kayak delivered reliable results. For a 1-way ticket from New York City to Cartagena, it costs (tax included): $235 on Spirit Airlines (if I want to depart at 6:40 am) $267 on Spirit … [Read more...] about Should I Gamble on Spirit Airlines?