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Is $49 RT to Miami cheap enough to fly basic economy?

I saw a Slickdeals post come up this morning for airfare between Detroit and Miami for just $49 round trip. Clicking through to read the details, I saw that it was a Basic Economy fare — meaning that you can not select a seat and you are only allowed a bag that fits under the seat in front of you (no overhead bin access, no checked bags). That got me to wondering: how low is low enough to put up…

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Lufthansa Senator Lounge: a bit of luxury flying out of Detroit

Lufthansa Senator Lounge

This credit card hobby has spoiled me.  Among other perks, my collection of credit cards gives me access, one way or another, to most airport lounges.  I’ve grown accustomed to being able to duck out of the in-terminal commotion to find comfortable seats, free wifi, plentiful power outlets, clean bathrooms, and free snacks.  Both my Delta Reserve card and my Amex Platinum card (but, confusingly, not my Delta Platinum card) give me free access to…

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