Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

If you haven’t noticed, I am really on a Mexico kick. I’ve been to Mexico City, Tijuana, and Guanajuato (post coming) in the past 11 months! Today I’ll provide you with comparisons between the various Mexican airline companies so you can make an informed decision as you evaluate travel options. Our southern neighbor is close, inexpensive, full of life and great food. Whether you are … Continue reading Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

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Your Airport Survival Guide

Traveling is many things: it is excitement, adventure, for some traveling is work, for others it means being closer to loved ones. Whatever the reason you travel, one thing is certain: You will spend a great deal of time in airports. Unless you are one of the lucky few with access to first-class travel lounges and elite accommodations, most likely you and the hundreds of … Continue reading Your Airport Survival Guide

Dipping My Toe Into the Frequent Flyer World

So earlier this week I wrote about a cool tool on Southwest’s website for checking how many points or “miles” it takes to get somewhere. I am by no means a points master; you can find plenty of other writers explaining “the game” and how to work the system. This isn’t one of those posts. This is about making the system work for me without … Continue reading Dipping My Toe Into the Frequent Flyer World

Explore the US with Southwest’s Destination Finder

I’ve recently been getting into the idea of earning airline miles towards travel. Now that I have a basic idea of how to make the system work, I feel good about my point accrual and upcoming possible free (!) trips. Before, I just used sites like Kayak to buy the cheapest ticket regardless of carrier. Now, the more I learn about loyalty programs, the more … Continue reading Explore the US with Southwest’s Destination Finder

The Voyageer Needs YOUR Stories!

Hey Dudes! (And Ladies! I’m from California so I can call everybody ‘dude’) I am working on a series that I’m really excited about: I’m opening the floor to guest contributors. My husband Doug has already written a post for The Voyageer, and since he’s my favorite travel buddy there will probably be more posts from him in the future. I have another guest contribution … Continue reading The Voyageer Needs YOUR Stories!

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Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana

When my friends and I went to Mexico City in December, we used the new CBX “border terminal” that goes straight to the Tijuana airport from US soil. The bridge opened in December 2015 and has had some growing pains (and price increases) in the past year but having used this service, I do recommend it. Many of my local San Diego friends encouraged me to write … Continue reading Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana