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Ten Ways to Deal With Flying Anxiety

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  Flying causes a good portion of the population anxiety. Yet sometimes, flying is the only option. If you've got to get across the country to say a last goodbye to a dying parent, you may have to confront your fears. Here are ten tips for how to reduce flight-related anxiety in the days before an essential flight: 1. ) Don't listen to news reports on airline catastrophes or watch movies . (Airline Travel)

Safest Seat on an Airplane - Where to Sit So You Survive

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 Carrie Christian (August 31, 2008)  What is the safest seat on an airplane? Well, the Boeing Corp. 's web site says: “One seat is as safe as the other. " A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman said, “It's an age old question. There's just no way to say. " And, airsafe.com claims “there is no safest seat. " But, Popular Mechanics magazine has found that all of those assurances by major industry . (Airline Travel)

Things to Know Before You Book a Flight to South Africa

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 Muzi Van Seart (August 29, 2008)  Read right through to the end, your answer is somewhere in this page. 1. There are adequate flights to South Africa. 2. Flights to South Africa are available from every major capital in Europe and arrive at Cape Town and Johannesburg daily 3. Some airlines that offer service the SA route include, Air France, United Airlines, American airlines, Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, KLM .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights From UK to Tenerife

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 Pierre Smith (August 28, 2008)  As the largest island in the seven Canary Islands of the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast, Tenerife is a popular destination for tourists and casual vacationers alike, particularly those who came from the United Kingdom. The mass tourism boom, which happened as people started taking advantage of cheap flights from UK to Tenerife, resulted in people adopting the original spelling of .. (Airline Travel)

Heathrow Flight Departures - Useful Tips and Info

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 Dave Logan (August 28, 2008)  Heathrow Airport has always been London's most popular airport. Flight departures from Heathrow are reputed to be amongst the busiest in the world. Did you know that what is now the world's busiest international airport started life as a small grass airfield in 1946? Privately owned, the Great Western Aerodrome as it was then known as was used largely for test flying. Commercial flights . (Airline Travel)

Cheap Air Travel - What Are Some of Your Favorite Methods to Buy Discount Air Tickets?

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 Terrie Bryan (August 21, 2008)  Any time is a great time for a vacation, it doesn't have to be the summer. You can find some great deals and fewer crowds in the fall and winter. So what are some good ways to find cheap air travel with discount air tickets? Pretty much anyone who has spent any time at all online knows that there are numerous online travel agencies where you can go to find cheap airfare. Sometimes .. (Airline Travel)

Air Travel - Is it the Journey Or the Destination That Counts?

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 Connie LeGendre (August 21, 2008)  No one remembers the early days of “Air Travel. " There was a time when traveling by air was “the adventure. " Passengers walked from a bare bones, warehouse-like building onto the tarmac in all kinds of weather. They were allowed only a tiny piece of luggage the size of a cosmetic case. They strapped themselves into an uncomfortable seat and held their luggage on their lap. . (Airline Travel)

What I Did the Last Time I Spent the Night in the Atlanta Airport

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 Wambui Bahati (August 20, 2008)  Recently I spent the night in the Atlanta airport. I've done this before. Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, a major connecting hub, is considered one of the world's busiest passenger airports. Therefore, when bad weather hits Atlanta, flights are grounded and hundreds of people end up stuck at the airport. The plane I was to take from Wichita to Atlanta (at 11:30 a. m. ) was .. (Airline Travel)

Discount Air Fares

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 Kheri Chawla (August 19, 2008)  One often wonders where to find the discount air fares and which airlines or destination is the cheapest. The real answer may be hard to get as in fact there is no real single source or site where you can find them. One may have to browse couple of travel sites and the airlines sites to do the treasure hunting and it needs time and patience, Besides there are few important tips one may .. (Airline Travel)

Southwest Airlines and Cheap Airline Tickets

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 Millard Hiner (August 18, 2008)  Southwest Airlines offers one of the best rewards programs out there with a free ticket requiring only 8 round trip credits. Flying Business Select Class offers double credit for each flight as well so only four round trips earn a free standard ticket. Business Select passengers board first and receive a free alcoholic beverage if desired. Southwest also has a Companion Ticket program .. (Airline Travel)

Fear of Flying and What You Can Do About It

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 Todd Curtis, PhD (August 18, 2008)  Getting on an airplane is a normal part of live for many, but for some the though of flying leaves them stressed out. Fear of flying may be a complex psychological issue, but most people can take a few basic steps to first understand why they have that fear, and then take action to deal with the fear. What is Fear of Flying? Without getting too technical, the fear of flying, is an .. (Airline Travel)

5 Reasons an Airline Won't Treat You Like a Valued Customer

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 Connie LeGendre (August 18, 2008)  Here are 5 reasons airline personnel might treat you as if you were not a valued customer: 1. Appearance: You know the saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression. " If you look as if you spent the night sleeping in a refrigerator box in an alley, airline personnel are going to look at you suspiciously. They have not yet seen that you have a valid ticket and . (Airline Travel)

Airline Flights - How to Avoid Deep-Vein Thrombosis When You Fly?

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 Dorothy Yamich (August 17, 2008)  What causes deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and how serious can this in-flight medical condition be for air travelers? Deep vein thrombosis happens when a blood clot forms in the lower leg. If the clot breaks off, it may travel to the lungs. That can then be fatal. If you have symptoms such as pain, redness and swelling in a leg, you should seek medical help as soon as possible. What can .. (Airline Travel)

How Can Air Travelers Lessen the Effects of Jet Lag When Flying?

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 Dorothy Yamich (August 17, 2008)  In their findings, many medical experts state that air travelers usually experience a worse bout of jet lag when they fly from east to west. In general, the more time zones travelers fly across, flying from east to west, the more severe the their symptoms of jet lag will be. However, passengers will only experience a milder case of jet lag when they are on air flights traveling from .. (Airline Travel)

Air Travel -Can it Cause Airline Passengers Medical Problems?

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 Dorothy Yamich (August 17, 2008)  Most airline passengers develop some minor medical problems when they fly on commercial airlines. However, these symptoms can sometime develop into more serious medical conditions. The following paragraph lists some of the most common symptoms. Typical in-flight symptoms you may experience are ear-popping, nasal congestion, dehydration, headache, constipation or diarrhea, loss of .. (Airline Travel)

Luggage Tag Holders

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 Lisa Mason (August 15, 2008)  Do you travel often? Then you know keeping up with your luggage is a big part of traveling. No one wants to get to their destination only to find they have none of their personal belongings with them. One of the best ways to keep track of your baggage is with luggage tag holders. These are a wonderful and attractive way for you to keep up with your suitcases every time you travel. With . (Airline Travel)

Tips For Taking Children Along on Flights

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 Veronica Scott (August 15, 2008)  There is nothing worse than being stuck 30,000 feet off the ground in an airplane for hours listening to a screaming child especially if that screaming child is yours! So how can you keep those young children amused and well behaved for those long and short flights? First off, keep your expectations realistic when traveling by plane. No one has a perfect child who is always well .. (Airline Travel)

How to Dodge the High Airfare Prices

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 Mubhij Ahmad (August 14, 2008)  Today's your luck! Not only am I going to explain to you to how to dodge the high airfares and keep your journey as cheap as possible BUT I am also going to let you on some tips to avoiding other high vacation costs such as hotel and car rentals. So let's get started. First let's talk about some tips that can save you some huge bucks on your air trip. Some of them might be familiar to .. (Airline Travel)

4 Reasons You Won't Lose Any More Sleep Over Jetlag

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 Sherry L Harris (August 13, 2008)  For all of you insomniacs out there, taking a long trip by plane may sometimes feel like a nightmare. But fly the great blue skies without a care in the world, while snuggling up to a whole new world of dreams. Here are some ways to kick jetlag to the curb: Spritz Your ‘Blankie’ With Sleeping Mist Before Taking Flight Of course, in these times we live in, you probably will .. (Airline Travel)

Get Cheap Airfares and Save Big Money

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 Millard Hiner (August 13, 2008)  For most people in this age, flying to destinations is the most common way of traveling longer distances. Business takes people all over the country and the world. Families settle down and spread out, often moving far away from parents or siblings. The price of gas is making car travel look less appealing. Who wants to spend four days in the car and hundreds of dollars in gas to travel .. (Airline Travel)

Is Sleep Mist the Perfect Traveling Companion?

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 Sherry L Harris (August 13, 2008)  As you close your suitcase on your jackets, undergarments, shampoo and toothbrush, you realize that you have forgotten the most important item: your sleeping mist. Of all the things that you pack, this will surely bring you the greatest amount of joy and relaxation. Whether you are traveling for vacation or a business trip, it is always absolutely necessary that you take a moment to .. (Airline Travel)

Take a Slow Boat - Jet Lag Got Its Name For a Reason

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 Sherry L Harris (August 13, 2008)  If you fly the friendly skies quite often, we do not have to tell you that it can take quite a toll on your body. Not only that, but it will cause you to begin taking naps, and will severely impact your natural sleep cycle. Avoid suffering from acute insomnia by taking the necessary steps to prevent jet lag. The official medical term for jet lag is desynchronosis, which is .. (Airline Travel)

What's the Most Effective Way to Deal With Jetlag?

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 Sherry L Harris (August 13, 2008)  When you travel by plane, it can prove quite exhausting. Any disruption in your schedule can cause you to feel a little overwhelmed, and you may have trouble sleeping while you are away. But the best method in dealing with jetlag is adequate preparation. Take the appropriate steps to ensure that you will have a relaxing trip, and you will feel invigorated, not worn out, when you return. . (Airline Travel)

Airbus A380 - The Future of Aviation

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 Adam Singleton (August 12, 2008)  Many aviation aficionados have touted the A380 airliner as the future of the long haul flight industry, with the aircraft offering a number of new features that have never been seen on an airliner before; including two lounges, a bar, first class-suites, showers and adjoining spas - the first ever installed on a commercial aircraft. The sheer size of the aircraft is obviously the first . (Airline Travel)

Must Haves For Your Next Flight to Cure Boredom

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 Bruce A. Tucker (August 12, 2008)  I love to travel and as crazy as it sounds I love to fly. To me flying is very comfortable. Flying gives me a chance to catch up on an old book, maybe do some paperwork, or just relax listening to some music while I dream about that tropical island I am heading towards. Although I don't claim to be an expert on flying I have flown enough to know what to carry on with me to make my .. (Airline Travel)

Air Line Tickets

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 Kheri Chawla (August 12, 2008)  One may find surprises when buying air line tickets as to how many taxes and fees are added to ant travel ticket. There is a base fare that airlines decide to charge a passenger on a particular route depending upon air miles flown among other factors. But on the top of that there are many charges and fees and when add up at times show more than the base fare itself. Travelers have no .. (Airline Travel)

About Kingfisher Airlines

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 Kuldeep Singh (August 11, 2008)  It is one of the privately owned and famed airlines in India, based in Bangalore India this airline has created a mark for itself over last few years since its commencement of operations in 2005. Kingfisher Airlines comes from the parent company “United Breweries Group" or popularly known as the “UB group". Having the main bases at Bengaluru International Airport, Chatrapati . (Airline Travel)

How to Get the Best Deals From the Budget Airlines

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 Avril Bradley (August 11, 2008)  Travellers looking for cheap airfares will forever be indebted to the budget airlines. The tremendous growth of these airlines has brought air travel to many people who previously could not afford it. Travellers who used to only fly occasionally now have become frequent flyers. What are budget no frills airlines and how do they offer such cheap airfares? 1. Budget airlines don't offer . (Airline Travel)

Travel a Lot For Business? Don't Forget a Travel Pillow!

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 Sherry L Harris (August 11, 2008)  Business travelers that are on the road a lot should always carry their own travel pillow. A good travel pillow can serve many purposes. It can be a pillow, a neck pillow, a back pillow, something to keep the light out of your eyes, and much more. It's also a good idea to have your own travel pillow for sanitary reasons. Airlines disinfect their pillows, but there is still a good .. (Airline Travel)

Little Known Ways to Save on Airfares

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 Millard Hiner (August 11, 2008)  There are lots of great Internet Web sites which provide plenty of easy ways to save a lot of money when buying airline tickets. Web sites such as priceline.com, Travelocity.com, and cheaptickets.com allow you to see what the lowest prices are from a variety of airlines and airports at any given time. Here are some tips for shopping online for airline tickets: First, start looking as .. (Airline Travel)

Easy Ways to Save While Flying

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 Tom Tessin (August 10, 2008)  As the fuel price skyrocketing on a daily basis, travelers are finding it more and more difficult to avail the best airfares. At times, you may feel the task of booking air tickets a bit annoying and costly, but it is worth your airline travel to your favorite destination. In recent days, you do not have to pay more for your airline ticket fare, as there are numerous proven ways to .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights - Fly Off to Dream Land

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 Harish Pachori (August 08, 2008)  There are two ways of leading life. The first one defines the law of letting things happen and the other highlights the law of making things happen. In order to realise one's dreams, one has to put in great efforts. The dreams, no matter how far they may seem, always give a person the enthusiasm and the right spirit to move ahead. It seems as if dreams of thousands of people have been .. (Airline Travel)

Astonishing Revelation Shows Biggest Cause of Plane Crashes

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 Russell Eaton (August 08, 2008)  Flying on a commercial airline is not as safe as you would like to believe. Every year, as regular as clockwork, several thousand people die or get injured in airline accidents. On average 1,000 to 2,000 people die, and roughly 2,000 to 5,000 are injured every year since the 1930's. Airline incidents are now so common that they hardly make headline news, and many ‘minor’ .. (Airline Travel)

Benefits of Direct Booking Online For Your Tickets

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 Apoorva H (August 07, 2008)  We really think that with the rising charges we see in the airlines, the passenger must look into direct booking of air tickets. This means you don't go through a travel agent and book directly with the airlines which we really think pays off a lot more. Let us look at three reasons Why we think booking directly is more beneficial to you. 1. Search and book immediately- Easy convenient . (Airline Travel)

Air Travel in India

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 Tarun Jaswani (August 06, 2008)  Various domestic airlines reign in India, which functions their leading flights in India . There are many direct airlines which associates leading urban centers and townsfolks located within the native district of India. Numerous facilities are allowed to the people which too includes the tourists from distinct functions of the world to reach their desired destination within stipulated .. (Airline Travel)

Transport Your Dog Via Airplane - The Easy Way

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (August 06, 2008)  You need to know how to transport your dog via airplane if you plan to travel with your pet or if you are getting ready to make a cross country move and your are flying. Here are some tips to help you and your dog cope with the experience. The first thing you need to do is make sure the airline allows pets. You will need to find out what their policy is about transporting dog crates .. (Airline Travel)

Thailand Airlines

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 Ian Pennington (August 06, 2008)  Travelling is the most amusing means of getting away with redundant routines at home and office. Everybody loves to grasp some vacation in the form of tours and adventures. While tourism creates a big bulk in a nation's economy, recent developments in terms of transportation and hotel accommodation. To complement the growing tourism needs of tourists visiting Asia, Thailand airlines .. (Airline Travel)

South America Air Travel

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 Ian Pennington (August 06, 2008)  Travelling around South of America means exploring the rich culture, fascinating fusion of Spanish and Portuguese languages, and congenial values of Latin America. South America Air Travel delivers limitless choices, versatility and friendliness in your jet-setting journey-whether for business or pleasure. South America Air Travel fares may be a little higher but with the friendly .. (Airline Travel)

Jet Lag What is the Most Prominent Problem?

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 Sherry L Harris (August 01, 2008)  Whether you travel on business or vacation, it is likely that you experience jet lag. This is a common problem for most people who travel by airline. While the more frequently you travel the more you will be bothered by jet lag, it can happen even if you travel infrequently. The most prominent problem associated with jet lag is the effect it has when you have reached your destination. .. (Airline Travel)

Jet Lag Symptoms Your Strength and Vigor May Be at State

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 Sherry L Harris (August 01, 2008)  When your airline travel involves traveling across time zones, it can result in jet lag. Jet lag is even more pronounced when you are in the position of needing to quickly adjust to the different time zone of your destination. This in turn can create a wide range of jet lag symptoms which can make your trip a disaster. Tiredness, fatigue, and exhaustion are common symptoms of jet lag. .. (Airline Travel)

Things to Know When Traveling the Blue Skies

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 Tom Tessin (August 01, 2008)  Every individual wishes to travel by airplane. Airline travel is much quicker than other forms of traveling mode. Often, people who travel by airplane are those who do not have much time to spend on other modes of slow travel and need to reach quickly at their destinations. At times, airline travel becomes crucial for you, if you need to attend important events organized by your .. (Airline Travel)

Flights to Delhi and the Indira Gandhi International Airport

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 Brett Fenton (July 31, 2008)  Arguably the number one destination for flights to India from the UK is Delhi. Flights are now readily available from most UK international airports including: Birmingham Bristol Glasgow Leeds Bradford London Gatwick London Heathrow Manchester Newcastle Direct flights to Delhi from the UK should take between 8.5 hrs to 9.5 hours depending on your actual airport of departure, plus wind . (Airline Travel)

Air Travelers Survival Guide Will My Airplane Run Out of Fuel?

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 James Schmid (July 31, 2008)  Have you ever sat on an airplane and wondered if the aircraft has enough fuel to get where you are going? The answer is yes or the flight is not allowed to takeoff. First of all, who determines how much fuel is needed for the flight? For most airlines, who have airplanes with more than nineteen seats, the answer is an Aircraft Dispatcher. This seldom known individual is responsible to .. (Airline Travel)

Who Are the Cheap Airlines to Dubai?

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 Saffron Samson (July 30, 2008)  With an astounding new fleet of budget airlines ruling the sky to unlock key routes to this luxurious city, travelers and workers need not break their banks to gain access. Dubai, the momentous centre of tourism and new commerce in the Middle East, has introduced its own versions of Europe's budges planes to promote entry into the premises from previously unnoticed ports around Europe. . (Airline Travel)

Airline Travel Beating the New Regulations on Baggage

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (July 29, 2008)  So what do you do now that you cannot take two bags with you without getting charged for the second one? How do you get your golf clubs to your vacation destination for no charge? The new regulations that the airlines have come up with makes you have to shove everything into one bag that you can check. Here is how to beat the airlines and get your airline travel for the right price. .. (Airline Travel)

Discount Airline Travel Orlando Hotel

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (July 29, 2008)  Do you want to go to Disney World? What about Universal Studios? These are both located in Orlando, Florida and there are ways to get discount airline travel Orlando hotel packages for a great price. Here are a few options you can use to save money on your trip. First, you can book your trip online with Expedia, Priceline, or Hotwire and create a package deal. You can save hundreds by .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Flights to Malta

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 Elena Carr (July 29, 2008)  Malta is one of the main attractions in the Mediterranean and it is strategically located that seems to connect the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. It takes pride in its pristine waters, historical temples, magnificent forts and glorious harbor. The country, with Malta, Gozo and Comino as its main islands are visited with thousands of visitors mostly from Europe and specifically .. (Airline Travel)

Discount Airline Travel - How to Travel For Cheaper

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (July 29, 2008)  Gas prices have caused everything else to become more expensive and none of us have received a raise to help us afford the hike in prices. This is even true with airline travel, but there are ways to beat the high prices. You can learn all about discount airline travel and save money this summer on your vacation. It is very important that you get your relaxing vacation this summer and .. (Airline Travel)

Cheap Airline Travel - Travel For Cheap With Cheap Airline Travel

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (July 29, 2008)  Are you planning a trip for the summer and need to fly wherever you are going? If so, then you need to know how to get cheap airline travel for the entire family. Here are a few ways to get to where you need to go without breaking your budget. First, you can conduct many online searches and compare the prices of different airline packages. Make sure you check the flights from all the .. (Airline Travel)

Airline Travel Search - Finding the Best Airline Travel Deal

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 Benjamin Robert Ehinger (July 29, 2008)  With the high gas prices causing travel to be expensive it is important to know how to get the best airline travel deals that are out there. There are ways to travel on a budget and there are some great airline travel search engines that you can use to find not only cheap flights, but hotels and rental cars as well. Here is what to do. The first thing you need to do is compare all the .. (Airline Travel)




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