The Friendly Skies

We’ll Always Have Paris—Thanks to This App

How one phone application convinced a couple to fly to Paris for the weekend…six days before takeoff…for dirt cheap.

06/13/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nice Ice Baby

Why You Should Take Advantage of a Free Stopover in Iceland

Iceberg bays, hot springs, Northern lights and southern sights—the unspoiled natural beauty of Iceland beckons.

05/09/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Get Out

Flight Deals of the Week: Escape to Cooler Climes

From Norway to New Zealand, we've got unique ways to get you out of Houston on the cheap.

05/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel Tech

As P2P Takes Over Travel, Ride-Sharing Gives Way to Meal-Sharing and More

Why book a hotel when you can rent someone's igloo? Or stay on someone's couch for free?

03/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

Emirates Offers Early-Bird Fares to Italy and Beyond—If You Book Today

From Milan to Mumbai, get a jump on those summer vacation plans with international flight deals that expire at midnight.

03/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Luck be a Lady

Calling All Female Wanderlusters

Win a trip to San Francisco with Magpie's #TravelThrowback contest.

02/26/2016 By Camilla Cook

Fees on Fees on Fees

Can You Really Trust a Budget Airline?

The short answer? Yes—as long as you pack light and read the fine print.

02/23/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

Flight Deals of the Week: All-Inclusive in Mexico and Round-Trip to China

Who says Spring Break is only for kids?

02/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weekly Deals

Who Says You Need to Win the Powerball to Travel?

Check out this week’s low-priced flights and start your vacation now.

01/15/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Ahoy!

Cruising for Deals: How to Book an Excursion on the Cheap

How to do and see more on your cruise while spending less and less.

01/13/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Take Off

Houston's Runway to Hobby Airport Gets a Much-Needed Facelift

There's no such thing as a good second impression.

01/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Cruise Control

Vonlane Brings Its Luxe Bus Service to Houston

The “Private Jet on Wheels” expands to add routes between Houston, Dallas and Austin.

01/10/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Take Off

Frontier Airlines Expands Routes in US

Did we mention new non-stop flights from Houston?

01/08/2016 By Marianella Orlando

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Little Rock

Mountains, whiskey-makers and modern art museums, only an hour away.

01/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weekly Deals

Start 2016 by Touring the World... For Cheap

Travel to Thailand, China, Jamaica or Paris.

12/30/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Shacking Up

6 Awesome AirBnB Options in Houston

No room at your inn? Set up your guests in one of these six sweet spots.

12/23/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

I'll Be Home for Christmas (Not)

How to Survive the Holidays Away from Home

When you can't go home for the holidays, volunteer instead.

12/21/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Relations

Could a Houston-Havana Flight Be In Our Future?

As the US relationship with Cuba warms back up post-Cold War, commercial flights could come along soon.

12/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weekly Steals

Revive With a Trip to Japan, New Zealand or Thailand

Going home for the holidays is tough, but taking a vacay afterward is the best way to rejuvenate.

12/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Travel Tips

How to Get the Cheapest Airfare

An expert shares his secrets.

11/25/2015 By Bill Wiatrak