Discount Sweet Spot: Premium Economy

Premium economy is a “sweet spot” for international airline discounts—to use the words of Joe Brancatelli. Because first and business class seats fill up regularly, airlines are pulling their promotions on these classes of service. Premium, on [Read More…]

Punched by Flight Attendant over Soda

On his way home from his Aruba vacation, Gregory Lagana didn’t expect to be smacked around by an American Airlines flight attendant in front of his wife and kids.

Lagana ordered a coke with ice, but got a [Read More…]

Your Frequent Flier Miles Don’t Exist


Frequent flier programs are a lot like Lucy holding out the football for Charlie Brown–just when you’re about to take off, the airlines go and take them away, leaving you flat on the ground.

Frequent flier programs (think [Read More…]

Airline Prices Are Rising this Year (But Here’s How to Lower Them)

Flight prices will rise 2.9% in 2019, according to the Global Business Travel Association. But here at Cook Travel, we have some insider tips and tricks for getting lower fares.

Fly at the right time

Cheap days by season: [Read More…]