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(EXPIRED) Price protection for flights: Google to offer pilot program

Google Travel has announced a new feature that they will be piloting for flights booked from August 13, 2019 to September 2, 2019 for “select itineraries”: If Google predicts that prices will not drop and offers you a “price guarantee”, they will monitor the airfare for your trip and refund the difference if the price of your airfare drops any time up to departure. Again, this will only be for flights booked in that specific window…

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Google Flights improvement: filter by overhead bin access

A reader on Twitter has alerted us that Google Flights has added an awesome new filtering capability that is going to make shopping for flights much less painful for those irritated by basic economy and low-cost-carriers that display prices that don’t include a carry-on bag: a flighter to show flights that include overhead bin access. It looks like it works really well — even knowing to include the carry-on fee for Spirit so that you can compare…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: A Little Noticed Improvement to Google Flights

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By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   It’s the end of the year and time to look back at the highs and lows of 2015. For me, the low was eating so much at Christmas dinner that I experienced a phenomenon known as “super belly.” I should be embarrassed, but my family is so used to it that they just look away and hope in vain for next year to be better. But one of the…

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AA Chicago to LA only $40.10 one way!

As reported by Loyalty Traveler, American Airlines is currently offering dirt cheap fares between Chicago and Los Angeles.  Fares can be found for only $40.10 one-way for a flight of 1744 miles. That comes to just 2.3 cents per mile (its even a pretty good fare for Elite Qualifying Points at 4.6 cents per EQP).  Hurry, these fare will not last long! Dates for this fare are extremely limited.  For Chicago to Los Angeles, I…

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Cheaper flights through multi-city search

Earlier this week I attempted to book a one way flight from Atlanta to Detroit.  An initial search via Google Flights looked promising.  Prices started at only $131: I then filtered the departure time to late afternoon to fit my schedule.  Now the AA / US Air options disappeared and the remaining options were considerably more expensive (Note that Southwest still had a reasonably priced fare, but I forgot to look at that, and this…

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