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Here we've gathered links to some of the useful articles we've written over the years.

Getting the cheapest airfare

Everything you need to know about buying airfare in 500 words or less

Our best tips for finding low fares

How student airfares can save you money

All about fare classes

Deciphering airline fare codes

All about consolidator fares, part 1

All about consolidator fares, part 2

How code shares save you money

Flexible date airfare search: who offers what

How to use Orbitz' flexible date search

How to use Cheapair's flexible date search

How to use Travelocity's flexible date search

Airline fees

Airline baggage fee chart

Airlines that charge for advance seat selection

11 new airline fees you could see one day?

Airline fee charts

Miscellaneous airline fee chart

Airline regulations

United's Rule 240 still rules

Changes in the air for same day flight changes

Book the wrong flight? Some airlines will let you off the hook

The "flat tire rule": remnant or rescue?

8 airline regulations we need now

Rule 240, revisited

Flying in comfort

5 airlines that make it easy and cheap to upgrade your seat

Which airlines and planes offer the most legroom?

Surviving long tarmac delays

All about snagging exit row seats

Airline clubs: a refuge from the maddening crowds?

Tips for snagging a more comfortable seat

Making your gripes heard

Using Twitter to complain to airlines

Insurance matters

How "excess valuation" can protect your checked luggage

How to avoid a $100,000 airfare

All about medical evacuation coverage

Your airline wants to sell you insurance. Should you buy?

Should you buy travel insurance from your airline?

Frequent flyer miles

Preserve frequent flyer miles and get bonus miles on top

Frequent flyer fee chart

Where to sign up for airline promo code fares and other special offers

New fees make frequent flyer tickets less "free"

Why a cash back credit card might be better than collecting miles

Why shipping luggage ahead makes more cents than paying bag fees

Inheriting frequent flyer miles

Why skycaps might be your best friend at the airport

Meta search engines vs. online travel agencies

Using frequent flyer miles wisely

Avoiding problems

8 travel snafus and how travel insurance could help...or not

Leave something on the plane? Here's some advice

New to Airfarewatchdog? A users guide

How airfare alert sites compare

Avoiding lost luggage blues

Watch out skyway robberies

10 tips for avoiding delayed/cancelled flights

Passenger Rights

Flying from or within Europe? Read your rights

When your nonstop flight becomes a connecting flight

Airline passenger rights, such as they are

You've been bumped. Now what?

That "free" airline voucher could cost you

Flying with the little ones

Taking the pets for plane ride

Baby on board? Some timely tips

Advice on infant airfares

Top tips for flying with tots

Making sure your unaccompanied minor gets on the right plane

10 reasons to go right now!

10 reasons to go to Las Vegas right now!

10 reasons to visit Chicago right now!

10 reasons to visit New Orleans right now!

Miscellaneous

"Share a ride" jet charters

Bored before boarding? Some remedies

The 10 easiest airports to get to and from

Cash abroad: ATMs, currency, or travelers checks?

Q&A interview with George Hobica

Top 10 frequently asked questions