CheapOair Launches New Travel Blog

“Miles Away” offers consumers tips and advice from the largest flights-focused travel agency.

December 10, 2014 — CheapOair announced today the launch of its new travel blog, Miles Away. With the holiday travel season right around the corner, CheapOair will offer consumers tips and advice from the experts behind the scenes at the largest flights-focused hybrid travel agency.

“Through the Miles Away blog, we will offer consumers more than just low airfare deals and options,” said Chris Cuddy, chief commercial officer at CheapOair. “The blog will feature expert advice from the CheapOair staff and our airline industry partners that advise travelers how to navigate a busy airport, when they should book flights to trending destinations to get the cheapest deals, and what to do if they run into issues along the way.”

Since the first customer booked with CheapOair in 2005, the hybrid travel agency has offered travelers the widest range of choices with deals on over 450 airlines, online, on mobile apps, by phone or live chat. It was also the first to offer added extras like ChoiceSeats on US Airways, preferred seats and meals on American Airlines, and pre-paid bags on Spirit Airlines.

Now, through the Miles Away blog, the hybrid travel agency hopes to be the consumer’s travel partner – not just during their travel booking, but during takeoff, in-flight, and at their destination, with trained travel agents available 24/7 by phone and live chat until they return from their trip.

Visit CheapOair.com/Miles-Away/ to read CheapOair’s 10 most affordable destinations to travel to on a budget this Thanksgiving.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is the first hybrid (online/traditional) travel agency that enables consumers to book travel online, on mobile apps, by phone or live chat. CheapOair (http://www.cheapoair.com, 1-800-556-2345) bridges the gap between an online and traditional travel agency with certified travel agents available 24/7 to help find deals and offers to destinations worldwide on over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and 100s of car rentals. Partner airlines benefit from access to CheapOair’s broad customer base that books high yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at above the industry average. Follow CheapOair on Facebook and Twitter to learn how to travel the world for less.

CheapOair Announces Top Destinations for Upcoming Holiday Travel Season

Trends Show an Increase in Booking Lead Times, and 2014 as the Best Time to Travel Abroad

December 02, 2014 — CheapOair, the first flights-focused hybrid travel agency, announced today its list of top international and domestic destinations consumers are traveling to for the holidays. The data shows that average roundtrip domestic and international airfare are $480 and $812, respectively. CheapOair also discovered that 2014 is proving to be a great year to travel internationally this season, as more than half of the destinations are showing a drop in fares from 2013.

Domestic Holiday Travel Facts 2014 vs. 2013:

2014’s top three destinations remained identical to 2013’s, with the only difference being Orlando moving to the number one spot, above Los Angeles. This year, Miami made its debut on the top ten list, knocking Seattle from its number 9 position last year.

domestic destinations data 12.01.14

International Holiday Travel Facts 2014 vs. 2013:

This year’s data for international travel yielded two new destinations: San José and San Juan, replacing Guadalajara and Nassau from 2013’s list. More than half of CheapOair’s top ten destinations saw a decrease in airfare pricing, including Cancun, Dublin, Kingston, Montego Bay, Manila and Paris, proving that 2014 is an ideal year to travel abroad.

intl destinations data 12.01.14

“Flexibility and patience are key when traveling during the upcoming holiday season,” advises CheapOair’s travel expert, Tom Spagnola. “Consumers should be willing to adjust their plans by choosing off-peak travel days, as well as consider flying out of smaller, local airports; the difference of a few days or a few miles can mean saving hundreds of dollars on your trip.”

By consistently monitoring travel trends, CheapOair’s mission is to educate and aid consumers and travel professionals in both planning and booking their travel and staying current on the most popular destinations. With partnerships with more than 450 global airlines and a database of more than 2,000 destinations, CheapOair can help travelers find the highest quality, cost efficient flight reservations in the industry.
For more information, please visit http://www.CheapOair.com, http://www.cheapoair.com/mobile, or on our social media pages, http://www.Facebook.com/CheapOair and https://twitter.com/cheapoair.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is the first hybrid (online/traditional) travel agency that enables consumers to book travel online, on mobile apps, by phone or live chat. CheapOair (http://www.cheapoair.com, 1-800-556-2345) bridges the gap between an online and traditional travel agency with certified travel agents available 24/7 to help find deals and offers to destinations worldwide on over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and 100s of car rentals. Partner airlines benefit from access to CheapOair’s broad customer base that books high yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at above the industry average. Follow CheapOair on Facebook and Twitter to learn how to travel the world for less.

CheapOair.ca Unveils New Ways for Travellers to Save with All-Inclusive Pre-Packaged Vacations

Tour operator pre-packaged vacations now offered to many sunny destinations

November 27, 2014 — With the winter holiday travel season upon us, CheapOair.ca has launched tour operator pre-packaged vacations at competitive prices in an effort to give Canadian travellers more options to sunny destinations, such as the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico.

The mostly all-inclusive pre-packaged vacations include flights, accommodations, transfers, drinks and meals, and are offered in addition to CheapOair.ca’s existing flight search and booking service.

“When it comes to planning their vacations, Canadians love having a wide choice, as well as value, wherever possible,” said Chris Cuddy, chief commercial officer at Fareportal, the parent company of CheapOair.ca. “With our cost-effective pre-packaged vacations and a wide variety of unique destinations, CheapOair.ca removes the stress of having to plan and search for the best options.”

CheapOair.ca has partnered with 10 of Canada’s leading tour operators to offer these pre-packaged vacations, including Air Canada Vacations, Canjet Vacations, Nolitours, Porter Escapes, Signature Vacations, Sunquest Vacations, Sunwing Vacations, Tours Mont Royal, Transat Holidays and Westjet Vacations.

About CheapOair
CheapOair is the first hybrid (online/traditional) travel agency that enables consumers to book travel online, on mobile apps, by phone or live chat. CheapOair (http://www.cheapoair.ca, 1-888-766-3163) bridges the gap between an online and traditional travel agency with certified travel agents available 24/7 to help find deals and offers to destinations worldwide on over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and 100s of car rentals. Partner airlines benefit from access to CheapOair’s broad customer base that books high yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at above the industry average. Follow CheapOair.ca on Facebook and Twitter to learn how to travel the world for less.