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Archive: November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008

Bangkok Airport Update

The situation in Thailand has taken a turn for the worse: Yesterday, protesters stormed Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport, shutting down the international hub that opened in 2006. Airport officials canceled flights as a result of the protest by members of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), who oppose Prime Minister Somchai...

By Christina Talcott | November 26, 2008; 1:04 PM ET | Comments (3)

Insta Q&A: A Tuscan Birthday Trip

Time again for Insta Q&A, where we pull a travel question out of our Big Bag o' Queries, take a stab at answering it, and then turn it over to you, our readers -- or those of you who are still in town this holiday week. Today's question is from...

By Christina Talcott | November 26, 2008; 7:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

Thanksgiving, Inauguration and You

Here are a few items I've come across this morning: * Southwest is adding new flights for Inauguration weekend. Guess your sister didn't need to buy her tickets the minute CNN called Virginia on Nov. 4 after all. * In other Inauguration news, the L.A. Times cautions travelers to buy...

By Christina Talcott | November 25, 2008; 2:15 PM ET | Comments (1)

Act Now: Last-Minute Deals

If you're flexible (and lucky), you may still be able to nab a sale fare on promos being offered by Air Jamaica and Icelandair. Icelandair is offering a round-trip fare of $399 (plus taxes) from New York to Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Reykjavik. Taxes vary by city, but round-trip fare...

By Carol Sottili | November 24, 2008; 1:01 PM ET | Comments (0)


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