How Startups Should Travel

Todd Sullivan

Managing business travel is tough, especially as you raise money, build out your team and travel more frequently. In this post we explain all of the lessons, tips and tricks we've learned managing travel for more than 1,000 companies.

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Todd Sullivan

How Startups Should Travel

By Todd Sullivan

Managing business travel is tough, especially as you raise money, build out your team and travel more frequently. In this post we explain all of the lessons, tips and tricks we've learned managing travel for more than 1,000 companies.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to British Airways On Business

By Lauren Sullivan

The British Airways On Business program rewards small businesses based outside of the US and Mexico for their flights booked on British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to Alaska Airlines EasyBiz

By Lauren Sullivan

EasyBiz is a mileage plan for small businesses by Alaska Airlines. It's also a travel management tool that simplifies bookings and provides reports analyzing your company's travel data.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to JetBlue Blue Inc.

By Lauren Sullivan

JetBlue’s Blue Inc. (previously CompanyBlue) is a corporate loyalty program and travel booking tool for small to medium-sized businesses.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to United PerksPlus

By Lauren Sullivan

PerksPlus is a corporate travel program that rewards businesses that book travel with United and United's partner airlines.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to American Airlines Business Extra

By Lauren Sullivan

American Airlines Business Extra is a business travel incentive program designed for small and mid-sized companies to help reduce travel spend.

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Lauren Sullivan

A Guide to Southwest SWABIZ

By Lauren Sullivan

SWABIZ is Southwest’s corporate travel booking tool, giving companies better insight into their travel spend when employees book through Southwest.

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Wojciech Borkowski

A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Delta SkyBonus

By Wojciech Borkowski

Delta SkyBonus is a rewards program for small and medium companies. You can exchange points for flights, upgrades and more. How do you use them for free flights? Follow our step-by-step guide.

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Todd Sullivan

Maximizing Value from Credit Card Rewards

By Todd Sullivan

Many banks offer credit cards with a 1% cash-back. This may look appealing at first, but it’s possible to earn up to 10% in equivalent value using loyalty points for travel. This is our forte at Flightfox, so let’s jump in!

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Grace McClure

The 17 Best Cities To Live Cheaply

By Grace McClure

An in-depth analysis of the world's Best Cities to Live Cheaply. We've read the blogs, drank the local beer, and hand-selected real accommodations 'like a boss'. The result: a list of highly liveable cities for both work and play. Did your favorite nomad city make the cut?

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Grace McClure

The 24 Best First-Class Cabins

By Grace McClure

The most in-depth analysis of the world's Best First-Class Cabins. We've deconstructed the Seat Stats and measured the immeasurable Rockstar Factor. From caviar and vintage champagne, to uncovering the cheapest routes, we've done the research to help you fly in style!

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Grace McClure

The 32 Best Business-Class Cabins

By Grace McClure

The most in-depth analysis of the world's Best Business-Class Cabins. We've deconstructed the Seat Stats and measured the immeasurable Rockstar Factor. From pyjamas and limos, to uncovering the cheapest routes, we've done all the research to help you fly in style!

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Grace McClure

How to Snag an Airline Pricing Glitch

By Grace McClure

Snagging an airline pricing glitch is one of life's small miracles, but not all miracles have to be mysterious. Find out why these glitches happen, why some are honoured while others are not, and how to become the next chosen one.

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Jill Zacchia

How to Get Over Your Fear of Flying

By Jill Zacchia

Safety stats, yoga breathing, aisle seats - there are a handful of tricks to help you get over your fear of flying, but after looking at the causes of the phobia we've narrowed it down to the best ways to overcome your fear.

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Grace McClure

The World's Deadliest Airline Debunked

By Grace McClure

This article will take an in-depth look into the airline that has been deemed the world's deadliest, China Airlines. Can repeated crashes and excessive fatalities be written off as bad luck? Or is a pattern of destruction at play?

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Grace McClure

The Dish on Dinner at 35,000ft

By Grace McClure

From where it's made to the science behind its "meh" flavour, airplane food is mysterious. Let's take a look beyond the mushy vegetables and see what really goes into 'high dining'.

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Grace McClure

Polyester Airlines: Ryanair vs. Southwest

By Grace McClure

Ryanair has become notorious amongst low-cost airlines for its outrageous antics and incredible low airfares. How does America's budget sweetheart, Southwest Airlines, measure up against this controversial European trailblazer?

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Jill Zacchia

The Best Ways to Upgrade for Free

By Jill Zacchia

If you've ever been upgraded on a plane every second in cramped coach after your premium experience boarders intolerable. This is why we're letting all you travellers know the best ways to upgrade for free, whether you're a casual traveller or an elite status frequent flyer. Yup, you read right, free!

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Grace McClure

Tyranny of Airline Loyalty Programs

By Grace McClure

Airlines are getting out of control. They're devaluing their loyalty programs at the same rate meth addicts devalue their teeth enamel. It can now take almost twice as many frequent flyer miles to redeem the same flight. This is becoming more and more common, so it's time to investigate.

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Grace McClure

The How and Why of Argentina's Currency Black Market

By Grace McClure

Argentina's largest Black Market has been around for over a decade and still offers only one commodity; money. The market has become so huge that Argentinians and foreigners no longer head to the bank for transactions, but hit the streets instead.

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Grace McClure

Lufthansa's Miles & More: Earn Miles Without Ever Taking Off

By Grace McClure

We've uncovered the 8 Fastest and Easiest ways to hit the ground running within the Miles & More (M&M) program. By maximizing your rookie debut or by coupling these simple earn-methods with your current miles, a Business Class reward flight could be much closer than you think!

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Jill Zacchia

Shortcuts to Elite Status

By Jill Zacchia

Want to feel as badass as Leo DiCaprio when he walks through the airport in 'Catch Me If You Can'? Here are some easy ways to jump ahead to elite status without flying all over the world to do it.

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Grace McClure

Premium Airport Lounges: How to Be a VIP with an Economy Ticket

By Grace McClure

They ooze exclusivity and warm muffins. They are also a revolving door for the travel elite and road warriors - the "cool kids" of the air. But how can the everyday traveler gain access into these coveted airport territories? Let's play Robin Hood and spread a wealth of knowledge to the masses!

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Jill Zacchia

Air Miles vs. Aeroplan

By Jill Zacchia

In this showdown we're putting the two main Canadian travel rewards programs head to head. That's Air Miles vs. Aeroplan. Let's see which program gives you more miles for your money and which is better suited to your lifestyle.

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Grace McClure

How to Get Maximum Value from Air Canada's Aeroplan

By Grace McClure

Are you tired of dead-end collecting? Are stamps, Beanie Babies and garden gnomes getting you nowhere? Let's dive into the Aeroplan program and learn how to best collect and redeem miles!

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Jill Zacchia

How to Get Maximum Value from Your Canadian Air Miles

By Jill Zacchia

Ever wonder how much your Air Miles are really worth? At Flightfox we want our customers to understand the value of these reward miles, so we're sharing our knowledge about Canada's popular Air Miles Reward Program.

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Chris Schlick

How Do Airlines Set Prices?

By Chris Schlick

There's a lot more to flight pricing than meets the eye. In this article, we take a look at fare buckets, fare rules, codeshares, consolidated fares, best days of the week, and everything you need to know to find the absolute cheapest flights. Read on for the ultimate inside scoop written by experts.

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Vanessa Conlon

How to Maximise Your Qantas Frequent Flyer Points

By Vanessa Conlon

Understanding how to maximise your Qantas Frequent Flyer points is no small feat. We make it simple, by explaining the best (and worst!) ways to spend your points.

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Vanessa Conlon

Cheapest First Class Challenge

By Vanessa Conlon

We just challenged our experts to find the absolute cheapest way to fly in the world's best first-class cabins. Imagine our surprise at the winning entry: only $690! Keep reading for all the details and a step-by-step guide outlining how you can fly cheap first class too.

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Todd Sullivan

How Flight Experts Fly First Class

By Todd Sullivan

First-class is too expensive for most of us. But at Flightfox, it's our business to discover economic ways to fly in style. So, buckle up for all the turbulent thrills, red-wine spills, and the answer to whether you can fly first class too.

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Matthew S K

How to Find Cheap Flights

By Matthew S K

This post was written by Flightfox expert, Matthew (aka 'M s K'). Matthew submitted this when he applied to become an expert recently and we found it quite amusing and thus worth sharing.

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Todd Sullivan

Flying Around the World to 6 Continents in Business Class

By Todd Sullivan

We now have over 900 registered flight experts on Flightfox. For the most part they help non-experts, all over the world, book the best flights. But recently, we hosted two in-house contests to show their true potential. And wow! Even we were amazed by the results.

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