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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Booking a Flight
Well guess what we had today on Long Island and throughout New York City??? The first snowflakes of the season!!!
Ok, so it was literally just some flurries mixed with lots of wind, but it does certainly bring home the fact that Winter is upon us!
One thing is for sure - tomorrow when Kelsey and I go into NYC to see Little Shop of Horrors, we are going to encounter some chilly weather. According to the weather forecast, the temps are supposed to go as low as the high 20's!
I just love taking the train into Manhattan - it's just so convenient. No dealing with traffic or the cost of tolls and parking AND it's pretty darn dependable when it comes to scheduling.
We will be thinking long and hard as to whether to brave the cold or just suck it up and drive. I'll keep you posted on our decision.
In travel news...
Stumbled upon a pretty good read in SmarterTraveler.com which provides some insights and advice on smarter air flight booking.
According to the article's author, Ed Hewitt, he points out several ways we can all be a bit sharper in getting the best airline flight price possible.
Sometimes there is nothing you can do to avoid paying more than you’d like for airfare, but there are a few things you can try to keep from paying more than you should. To help you sidestep the most common errors that even sophisticated travelers make, here are seven flight booking mistakes to avoid before your next trip.
Don’t Forget About Alternate Airports
Many major cities have more than one good-sized airport, but by searching only on a specific one, you won’t see potentially better fares to other nearby gateways. A couple of classic U.S. examples are Newark vs. JFK vs. LaGuardia, or Long Beach vs. LAX; overseas a good example is Gatwick vs. Heathrow in London. read more...
As you know, Tanya is in San Francisco today and I'm looking forward to her update on what she is doing on the road!
Check in tomorrow for Walt Disney World Wednesday!!