Spirit Airlines

Catching Up From A Busy Month On The Road

It’s been a month since I wrote a weekly update, though I did squeeze in a few blog posts in that time. I’ve been almost nonstop on the road and working on our family plans for summer travel. Since early March I’ve been to Vegas (twice), New York and New Orleans (twice). Probably the most notable travel in the past month was a last-minute trip to the Final Four. I’m a lifelong Duke fan and they made a surprise run to New Orleans. I decided to go with them. While […]

Painful Spirit Airlines Fees And Everything Else I Learned Last Week On The Road

It was an interesting week on the road, for sure.  My original plan this past week involved four airplane flights, which changed into five (across four different airlines), and then ultimately four flights on three airlines.  This is the unfortunate cross-section of business travel, COVID and crazy airline schedules.  Amidst this was the realization that Spirit Airlines has some pretty oppressive fees. Flight schedules took another sharp turn against effective business travel.  For my date of travel I couldn’t get to my destination (Reno) until after 12pm no matter how […]

Spirit Airlines Improving & IHG Finally Allows You To Protect Your Points

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American Airlines Changes Policy On Delays And Cancellations, Tougher For Customers. Is It Fair?

Have you ever had a flight that was delayed or cancelled? Did the airline move you to another airline so you could get where you needed to go? Do you think it’s fair for an airline to move some passengers to another airline during delays or cancellations but not move others?

If You Didn’t Consider Spirit Airlines For Your Most Recent Domestic Trip, You Made A Mistake

Spirit Airlines is bad, right? It’ll be a miserable experience, uncomfortable seats, late flights, right? Maybe not. It might be worth a second look if you haven’t checked recently.

New Episode! Spirit Airlines Improving And Family Friendly Florida

We’ve got a full episode this week! We’re talking Norwegian Premium, Spirit Airlines Improvements, How To Save Money By Purchasing Hotel Points and Family-Friendly destinations in Florida you might not be thinking of.