If you travel often for recreation or business, getting the most for your money is definitely a priority. If you’re flying somewhere that involves a transfer, say from Canada to Australia which typically involves Canada to LA, then LA to Australia, consider that it may be cheaper to book these two legs separately on your own by adding another destination to your trip.

TripAdvisor (SmarterTravel’s parent company) is known for its hotel reviews, and now travelers can apply their ratings to airlines, plus search for airfare on TripAdvisor Flights On testing this flight booking site it’s clear that TripAdvisor doesn’t always serve up the cheapest fares, but sometimes it did.

3.2.2 When you are prevented from traveling within the period of validity of the Ticket because at the time you request a reservation we are unable to confirm a reservation, the validity of such Ticket will be extended, or you may be entitled to a voluntary refund in accordance with Article 10.3. 3.2.3 If, after having commenced your journey, you are prevented from traveling within the period of validity of the Ticket by reason of unexpected illness, we may decide to extend the period of validity of your Ticket until the date when you become fit to travel or until our first flight after such date, from the point where the journey is resumed, on which space is available in the class of service for which the fare has been paid.

5.1.3 If you have a medical condition or other condition for which you may require medical assistance or special assistance during embarkation, disembarkation or assistance during the flight (for example, in the circumstances set out at Articles 7.3 and 7.4), you must advise us at the time you make your booking.

There are a number of websites that will allow you to place a bid on airline tickets, some of the more popular sites are , , , Travelocity and These sites enable you to input your criteria of travel to receive the schedules for all the planes heading to your desired destination with the times, schedules and price of each plane heading out.