Around the World in 80 Hours

Jill Zacchia

Jules Verne's challenge to travel Around the World in 80 Days is no longer difficult. So, we decided to up the stakes. Intsead of 80 days, what about 80 hours? We ran a Flightfox contest to find the answer and wrote our own tale with none other than Philleas (Phil) Foxx.

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Jill Zacchia

Around the World in 80 Hours

By Jill Zacchia

Jules Verne's challenge to travel Around the World in 80 Days is no longer difficult. So, we decided to up the stakes. Intsead of 80 days, what about 80 hours? We ran a Flightfox contest to find the answer and wrote our own tale with none other than Philleas (Phil) Foxx.

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Jill Zacchia

Best of 2013: Top Travel Deals & Trips

By Jill Zacchia

The end of 2013 marks Flightfox's first full calendar year in operation - woo hoo! To celebrate we looked back at our top routes, most popular destinations and craziest contests.

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Jill Zacchia

My Free Business Class Upgrade

By Jill Zacchia

It takes at least 18 hours in the air to get to Bangkok from Montreal. 18 hours of crammed seats, sealed processed foods and the inevitable crying baby. But this time, because of some inexplicable luck, I was rescued from coach and allowed into the exclusive and elite world of the upper class.

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Grace McClure

Travel Agents: Useful or Not?

By Grace McClure

With a multitude of online portals guaranteeing the cheapest price, we couldn't help but wonder how the independent travel agency is able to compete. In a quest for answers, we hit the streets to book some flights of our own.

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Grace McClure

Eurotrip Hack: 10 Cities for $232

By Grace McClure

We asked our experts to fly to 10 different regions of Europe in order to create the Ultimate Cultural Eurotrip. The cost? So low, even we couldn't believe it! Here's why you should never take the train again.

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Jill Zacchia

Fly to All 7 Natural Wonders of the World

By Jill Zacchia

Do you want to snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef or visit Mount Everest? We've got a trip for you! If you want to cross all 7 Natural Wonders off your bucket list in one go, our flight experts have come up with great (and cheap!) ways to do it.

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Jana Soroczak

The First Class First-Timer

By Jana Soroczak

When offered the opportunity to meet up with everyone in the team face-to-face for the first time since I joined Flightfox earlier this year, I was able to experience the pleasures of the journey itself, firsthand. In first class.

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Todd Sullivan

Breaking Into a Bolivian Prison

By Todd Sullivan

Most great ideas sprout from inauspicious times. Flightfox was no different. There we were, with no-fixed-address, and of all things, trying to break into a Bolivian prison. If ever we needed a better idea, now was the time.

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Lauren Sullivan

Lessons From Bowei Gai

By Lauren Sullivan

FlightFox and I joined forces to launch their biggest contest to date, “Startups Around the World.” I challenged FlightFox Experts with the task of building an itinerary that would take me to 36 cities in 29 countries around the world.

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Lauren Sullivan

Flightfox + AirBnb + Vayable

By Lauren Sullivan

We set an exciting challenge for our experts, to put together the most creative, unique and fun vacation package, but with a twist... Instead of just using Flightfox, we asked them to use two other people-powered travel resources: Airbnb and Vayable.

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Lauren Sullivan

Ultimate Music Festival Trip

By Lauren Sullivan

After the amazing results from our Round the World contest we decided to run another in-house competition, this time aimed towards music and travel fans. The goal was to find the cheapest flight to 5 of the best music festivals in 5 different cities around the world in 2013.

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