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Traveler's Aid: Big Discounts on Small Airlines in the US (5/31/02)

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(Be sure to check out Rudy's "Traveler's Aid: Big Discounts on Small Airlines in Europe" too...)

There are lots of deals on summer travel -- many can be found by avoiding the "Big Boys" and going for the smaller, regional airlines. Rudy Maxa and Diana talk summer travel tips, and how you can still book for the trip of your dreams for less.

Savvy Resources:

Low Cost Domestic Carriers -- Many of these are not listed on the major flight search engines. Be sure to check each website to see if there are convenient flights!

Air Tran - based in Atlanta, flies all over the East and Midwest

America West - based in Phoenix, flies nationwide

Frontier - based in Denver, flies nationwide

Jet Blue - hubs in New York and Long Beach, flies up and down both coasts

Midway Airlines - based in Raleigh / Durham, NC

National Airlines - based in Las Vegas, flies to East and West Coast http://www.nationalairlines.com/

Southwest - Nationwide service

Spirit Air - hubs in Chicago and Detroit. Flies up and down the East Coast, and to select West Coast cities

Sun Country - based in Minneapolis / St. Paul, flies west and to Florida http://www.suncountry.com/

If you'd like us to address your travel questions or concerns, send us an email. Or call us at 888-SAV-TRAV.

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