Blogging as CrankyFlier, discussing consumer air travel. Also writing columns for Conde Nast and the Intuit Small Business blog.
Let's say you were going to fly to the other side of the world and it would be in coach. Which airline would you choose? Forget if the airline actually flies there or not. (If you want to pretend you could fly JetBlue to India, then go for it.) Which would... See More
You do get a free carry-on, but how big actually depends on what aircraft you're flying. If you are on one of their Dash-8 prop aircraft (which do operate Athens to Santorini on a couple flights), then you can carry on board the plane 1 piece of hand baggage, weighing... See More
It looks like the US carriers don't have a maximum stay requirement, so that could be your best option. Do you know the return date? If so, then I would definitely look at the US carriers first. They do have higher change fees than some other airlines, however,... See More
I like far northern Kihei (Sugar Beach) for the sand, but the winds can get strong there and there can sometimes be a smell off Kealia Pond. But once you go south of there, it's rocky offshore and the beaches aren't the... See More
I spend the holidays with my in-laws outside Indianapolis every year (in Fishers). We don't usually do much, so it got me thinking that there might be some good things we're missing around town during the holidays. What's your favorite thing to do during... See More
Unfortunately no. Most airlines stopped allowing open returns. Just look for fares with low changes fees on them. Many airlines allow you to change the return for just the change fee as long as the original class of service is available. So fly during off peak times... See More