Peter Thornton

pthornton@airfarewatchdog.com

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Traveling During COVID-19: Rules vs Reality

Peter Thornton - November 30, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic is not over yet but many countries around the world have begun…
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The Best Cyber Monday Flight Deals 2021

Peter Thornton - November 29, 2021
Several airlines released sales last week for Black Friday and many of them are still…
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The Best Black Friday Flight Deals 2021

Peter Thornton - November 26, 2021
Advertised sales are not always the greatest, but when it comes to Black Friday, a…
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The 10 Best Underseat Carry-On Bags for Basic Economy

Peter Thornton - November 23, 2021
By now you've probably taken notice of all the many super cheap Basic Economy fares.…
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How Early Should I Arrive at the Airport for an International Flight?

Peter Thornton - November 12, 2021
There's no doubt that you typically need to arrive at the airport earlier for an…
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How to Get a Refund When Your Flight Price Drops After You Buy

Peter Thornton - October 26, 2021
What happens when you buy an airfare and then discover that sometime before take off…
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Airlines Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines for Employees

Peter Thornton - October 21, 2021
Vaccine mandates are ramping up around the world now that there is evidence that we…
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The Best and Worst Days to Travel This Holiday Season

Peter Thornton - October 13, 2021
After an unprecedented holiday travel season during the height of the pandemic in 2020, holiday…
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6 Cheapest Places to Fly This Winter

Peter Thornton - October 7, 2021
Once the holiday season rush ends and the dead of winter sets in, you may…
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The Best Tools for Flexible Date Searches

Peter Thornton - October 6, 2021
People who have flexible dates get the best fares. There's no magic day to buy…

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