7 Feb 2019

£100 British Airways Flights — Really!

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British Airways is officially a centenarian.

To celebrate, British Airway’s website has sold a handful of £100 flights to the speediest mouse-clickers of the world. Included among these flights: London [Read More…]
 


25 Jan 2019

Discount Sweet Spot: Premium Economy

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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 [Read More…]
 


18 Jan 2019

Punched by Flight Attendant over Soda

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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 [Read More…]
 


10 Jan 2019

Your Frequent Flier Miles Don’t Exist

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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 [Read More…]
 


7 Jan 2019

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

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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 [Read More…]
 


28 Dec 2018

How to Achieve Your Travel Resolutions

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What are you resolving to do in 2019? Many will hit the gym, decide to spend less time on their phones, maybe even pick up a new hobby. We [Read More…]
 


14 Dec 2018

Famous Amsterdam Sculpture Disappears

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“I Amsterdam,” a red-and-white lettered sculpture that once sat prominently outside the Rijksmuseum, has been removed.

Mass-tourism is the reason behind the decision. The letters “were removed at the request [Read More…]
 


10 Dec 2018

500 Million Exposed in Marriott Data Breach

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A data breach of Marriott’s Starwood Guest reservation database exposed the personal information of 500 million people. (To put this number into perspective, the infamous Equifax breach exposed only [Read More…]
 


4 Dec 2018

Can Uber Compete with a Gold Lamborghini?

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Miwhip (pronounced “my whip”, whip being slang for car) is a brand new ridesharing app, and it is changing the roads of London in a surprising—and sparkly—way. In addition to their fleet of [Read More…]
 


30 Nov 2018

How to Afford Travel in Retirement

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95 percent of retirees would prefer to have enjoyable experiences over buying things. This demographic is also seeing an increase in international travel each year.

If you’re part of this [Read More…]