Spring Travel Deals
Where the Spring Travel Deals Are
Planning a trip this spring? Don't be surprised to see airline fares creeping higher and lodging costs edging lower. Hunh? FoxNews explains it all, and then suggests some destinations where you can still find some relatively cheap deals.
"The airlines evidently didn't get the memo about the recession not quite being over.
To be fair, they're caught in a vicious circle. Fewer of us are flying these days, so airlines are cutting capacity, meaning they're putting fewer planes in the air. When capacity drops, fares rise, as do the peak travel surcharges levied around spring break time in March and April. Add in checked baggage fees, and even fewer people will want to fly.
Speaking of baggage fees, guests at Kimpton Hotels will get a $25 room credit if they show a receipt proving they got jacked for checking a second bag with their airline..."