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Entries by Joel
Jennifer kindly added this comment to one of our Facebook ads, and I asked her if I could interview her about her experience. In this 14 minute video, we talk about Her $87 round-trip flight for her and her husband ($174 total) JGOOT compared to other services she’s used Checking travel restrictions before booking Finding […]
A positioning flight is a flight someone takes out of a different airport than their own when they can fly for cheaper from that airport. It’s a bit of an advanced strategy experienced travelers use to get cheaper international flights. The advantage: Someone living in L.A. might only be able to find flights to Paris […]
Can I get a refund if I change my flight? Can I get a refund if the airline cancels or changes my flight?
I’ve gotten a lot of heavy criticism from subscribers stating that I’m irresponsibly encouraging travel during this critical time and I wanted clear a couple of things up for anyone who might feel the same. To be clear: I completely agree with the social distancing that is going on. Given what we know about the […]
We got this email from a subscriber who wished to cancel her premium trip-alert subscription with us. Although all subscribers can cancel any time with no questions asked, I thought I’d address her feedback in case you have similar concerns yourself.
Yesterday, a free subscriber emailed stating she likes the idea of our service but can’t afford to upgrade. She said she can only afford to travel out of necessity for things like weddings/funerals, etc. I was covering for Brooke (our AMAZING customer-support person), and I basically said – “If you only travel out of necessity, […]
In a poker TV show called Shark Cage, they pit various celebrities against actual poker pros. (It’s like Dancing with the Stars, but with poker players). The majority of hands are pretty boring and get edited out because most players fold most of the hands they get. But in one very exciting hand – Sara […]
Watch this member-only video where we discuss various ways to travel for 50% to 95% less with a few simple changes (I call it the “Triangle of Travel”, and I reference it quite a bit in the webinar. Here is a link to that blog post.) Don’t want to watch the whole video? Feel free […]
I get multiple emails a day from people stating that they can’t find the same prices we’re finding – sometimes within hours of us sending the alert. Although sometimes the prices do go back up that fast, most times – they’re still available for at least a few days. Here is a quick video covering […]
I’m sitting here on a plane returning from my last trip of 2019 thinking what an awesome year it has been (and was so impacted – I had to share so I typed most of this post out on my phone.)
“Wow, your kid has such severe food allergies, that must be SO hard.” “How can you possibly travel with a kid with those allergies?” “Wait you’re taking him out of the country to a country where you don’t speak the language and he has food allergies?” Yep. We are! As a matter of fact, we […]
Don’t forget – any trip alert we send allows you to book a flight by itself, or bundle it with dozens of lodging choices. Here’s how to customize your hotel however you like.