23 Airline Car Seat and Bassinet Policies Around the World

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

This will surprise no one, but air travel with kids is not always easy, especially when it involves lugging a car seat. Car seats can be big, bulky and heavy, but also necessary at times to ensure a safe trip. In addition to the safety issues, some little kids sleep better on a plane when …

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How Far in Advance Can You Book a Flight?

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

One common criticism of airline loyalty programs is that there’s not enough award availability, especially in premium cabins on the most popular routes. The solution for some frequent flyers is to try to snag seats before anyone else by figuring out precisely when they become available. Each airline has its own policy regarding how far …

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Frontier Converts 15 Orders for the A320neo to Larger A321neo

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Frontier Airlines has converted orders for 15 Airbus A320neo aircraft to the larger A321neo, as reported by FlightGlobal. Frontier is currently working to expand and modernize the airline’s fleet of Airbus narrowbodies. The ULCC already operates a fleet of 43 A320neo aircraft with additional aircraft on order. Frontier Airlines has expanded its …

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The Best Credit Cards to Use on Low-Cost Carriers

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

Low-cost carriers generally provide fewer services at a lower cost than legacy airlines like American, Delta and United. But just as select credit cards can help make your experience better when flying in basic economy on legacy airlines, certain credit cards can also make your experience better when flying on low-cost carriers. In general, there are …

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Same Perks, New Airline: Southwest Is Leaving Newark, But Alternative Options Exist

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

With the news that Southwest is ending flights out of Newark airport in November, many New Jerseyites are wondering about alternative airline options. This was definitely a surprise and I’m sure many Newark-based Southwest fliers are not thrilled. The airline offers many perks that are hard to find at other carriers. From flying BOGO (Buy …

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Exciting New Airline Routes for July 2019 and Beyond

Written by Nicolas Avalle @ The Points Guy

Airlines are constantly adjusting their schedules, launching new services while cancelling others. It’s all part of their efforts perfect their networks while increasing profitability. New routes are announced nearly every day, some seasonal and some more permanent. Here’s a look at some interesting flight changes that were announced in July. Domestic Carriers It was a …

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What Still Triggers the Amex Airline Incidental Fee Reimbursements?

Written by Richard Kerr @ The Points Guy

It has been widely reported over the last couple of weeks that airline gift cards have stopped qualifying for statement credits on American Express cards offering airline incidental fee reimbursements. Traditionally, American, Delta and Southwest gift cards triggered the annual airline incidental fee credits and provided a great benefit for cardholders paying annual fees up …

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Planning a Family Trip to Fort Myers and Sanibel Island

Written by Chelle Koster Walton @ The Points Guy

As a gateway to some of Florida’s favorite beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, the riverfront city of Fort Myers lures family travelers with the promise of year-round sunshine, sand, shells and typically mild seas. As full-time residents, my family has learned, however, that Fort Myers, its islands and neighboring communities hold charms much deeper …

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Deal Alert: Frontier Celebrates Its Birthday With $20 One-Way Fares

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an …

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How To Understand Airline Seat Class Names

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Have you ever felt like this when booking airfare? “I’d like to book a seat in Basic Premium Extra Plus Comfort Class that includes exit row seat assignments but without an extra carry on bag.” Knowing what class of airline seat you w…

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RIGHT NOW! 4 Airline Flash Sales, A Mileage Sale, AND Up to 40% off Hotel Rates!

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

There are a whole lot of travel sales going on right now, friends. They’re all pretty awesomesauce, but heads up that some end today, some tomorrow and some next week, so do’t take to long to check them out… AIRLINE FLASH SALES Alaska…

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