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Informative and Interesting Websites for Fliers

Author: The Traveling Professor/Thursday, March 01, 2018/Categories: Save on Airfare

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Here are The Traveling Professor's favorite blogs and websites for fliers:
  • Million Mile Secrets:   How to earn (and spend) award miles and points.
  • The Points Guy:  Analyzes the best travel credit card deals.
  • View from the Wing: Interesting industry-insider blog posts, travel tips, and credit card deals.
  • Cranky Flier:  Insightful, if rambling, blog posts on the airline industry.  The blogger really does not sound that at all cranky.
  • One Mile at a Time:  Entertaining Airline stories, reviews, and deals.
  • FAA Flight Delay Information:  See if your flight is going to be delayed.
  • FlightAware: Track a flight.
  • FlyerTalk:  Really good tips on making the most of your flight.  Useful discussion forums too.
  • Ask the Pilot:  Good blog posts explaining why airlines do the things they do. 

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