Several airlines have announced that they will require more points for travel, which means the value of your points will drop.
If you hope to fly home to be with family but don't yet have a ticket, take heart. You may not be out of luck, and these strategies can boost your odds of success.
No, Virginia, fares for holiday flights won't be going down any time soon. But apart from booking early, there are still a few ways to bag the best travel deal.
AAA survey shows more than 34 million people will hit the road -- a 4.2% increase.
It seems fees are everywhere, but it may not cost you much -- or anything at all -- to get a seat where you'll be more comfortable.
According to one travel website, sales of late-November tickets are 22% higher than this time last year. In other words, the cheapest seats are already taken.
It's still possible to find a deal, but you may have to look a bit harder. Here's how to start trimming the cost of visiting the Mouse.
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