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Cheap Flights to Central America, New Discount Flights To Europe And Free Steak!

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The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Taking The Train From Paris To Amsterdam. Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day

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Welcome to my multi-part review of our summer vacation.  We spent 12 days abroad, predominately in Athens and Paris (and a half day in Amsterdam before heading home).    Happy to answer questions as I finish up the series.  We traveled in mid-July, so right in the middle of the Athens financial crisis.  Here’s most of what I expect to cover, including links to posts I’ve already completed: Planning Our Summer Vacation! British Airways First and Business Class Lounges at Philadelphia Airport US Airways Business Class from Philadelphia to Athens […]

Crazy Cheap Flights To Europe Again on Wow Air

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Wow Air, the discount carrier based in Iceland, is hitting East Coast customers with another fare sale. And, availability is actually pretty decent. I spent some time poking around on their website and found decent availability to Paris and Copenhagen, where pretty much every Sunday in February and most in April had 2 seats for $149 one-way from BWI (Washington, DC).  For returns, I found CPH had better availability, mostly at $179. There also are a bunch of dates where you’ll find $99 one-way flights to Iceland, though there’s a […]