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Air Canada Jumps on the Basic Economy Bandwagon, Too

Air Canada has announced that it will be introducing a basic economy fare class. According to Air Canada’s website, “Economy Basic” is “now available on select routes and flights within … Read entire article »

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Air France Warns Flight Disruptions Are Possible Due to Strike

Air France is warning customers flight disruptions are possible on Thursday, February 22, due to a staff strike. The strike will only affect flights operated by Air France and its low-fares … Read entire article »

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5 Reasons Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred is the Best Card for the Average Traveler

If you don’t spend much of the year traveling, you might be wondering what the best rewards credit card is for the “average,” non-road-warrior traveler like yourself. There are seemingly endless … Read entire article »

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The Companion Ticket We Never Earned — Reader Mistake Story

Today, I want to share a story from TPG reader Kerri, who misunderstood the requirements for earning a credit card spending bonus. Here’s what she had to say: Back before I … Read entire article »

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Uber Rolls out (More) Affordable Ride-Sharing With Express Pool

Remember carpooling as a kid? The pick-ups and drop-offs, with everyone crammed into a stuffy vehicle? Thanks to technology, like so many things, ride-sharing has improved. Starting today, Uber — which has always been … Read entire article »

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How to Shop for Rare and Exclusive Spirits at Duty Free

Everyone knows that duty-free and tax-free shops are ideal places to buy wine and spirits at a discount. But not everyone knows that these same shops also feature exclusive offerings … Read entire article »

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Deal Alert: Premium Economy to Asia From $996; Business Class to Europe From $1,971

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, … Read entire article »

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Is This the Ultimate Family Home Rental?

Dreams of living in life-size versions of Monopoly, Scrabble and Jumanji are a reality at this 13-bedroom Airbnb rental in Clermont, Florida. And that’s just the beginning — the creator … Read entire article »

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