In the last year, a lot of fuss has been made about the European low-cost carriers operating from the United States to destinations overseas. Both Norwegian Air and WOW Air have offered travelers an alternative method to travel across the Atlantic at a seemingly affordable price. Instead of waiting for an incredible sale fare or collecting Read full post »
Even though it only happened a week ago, the British Airways Avios devaluation still isn’t far from my mind. Especially since there was a flight that I had booked on the right day, but some plans changed and the flight that I ended up wanting to be on was seven hours earlier than the one Read full post »
I’m not paranoid about germs but I could certainly be more careful of the surfaces I touch when traveling. I became even more enlightened when I read a recent study conducted by TravelMath titled “Hotel Hygiene Exposed” (a follow up to their “Airline Hygiene Exposed” article) that has surprising results that will make you rush out and Read full post »
The trip won’t take place for another three years but I’ve already started planning my 40th birthday getaway. During my college experience, I became a brother in Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity where I made and have some of the best friendships for which anyone could ever ask. Most of the guys in my class are Read full post »
I like to combine cash tickets with miles to stretch my miles even further. Granted, I only do this when those cash fares that I mentioned ended up falling into the very cheap or insanely cheap categories. I planned two trips in 2014 around a $150 mistake fare that flew one-way from New York – Milan Read full post »
Applying for credit cards with great signup bonuses is the quickest way to earn a lot of points and miles quickly. As such, I have made a habit of applying for 2-4 credit cards three or four times a year depending on the offers that are currently available. It’s getting to be about that time Read full post »
We spend a lot of time focusing on how to reduce the costs of travel by using frequent flier miles and hotel points here, but if you are flexible on where you would like to travel and are okay with flying in economy class, there are many cases where miles my not be the best Read full post »
It seems like there is little escape from the inclement weather this year. From the Snowmageddon that effectively shut down airlines for a weekend in January, to the rain of El Nino, the dull of winter has hit us all in some way, shape and form. Even the Fox production of Grease: Live was affected Read full post »
Here at FrugalTravelGuy, we are always thinking of ways to help our readers make sure they have as much information as possible at their disposal to be able to redeem their points and miles for the award booking of their dreams. Pursuant to this goal, we are publishing a series of articles titled Award Booking Read full post »
For many travelers, a passport is much more than a book. It is a log of the places they have been, with reminders of all their experiences that have taken them around the world. I am no different — my passport book is a chronicle of the times I was obliged to drink with an Read full post »
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