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Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones

A writer and editor with more than a decade of experience in digital media, Ashley is a freelance journalist with bylines across a range of online and print publications. She specializes in producing lifestyle, travel, health and news content. When not working, she's usually reading, writing, parenting, or watching the Astros win championships.

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This Chrome extension can find you cheap flights that Google Flights can’t

Google Flights is a great tool, but it doesn't always find the cheapest flights. Try this instead.
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This is the best time to book your flights for holiday travel, one expert says

Everyone wants to get a great deal on holiday travel, and this is the best time to book flights, an expert says
A grounded Southwest Airlines airplane

Southwest Airlines passengers should be stressing about canceled flights – a pilot strike is looming: Report

Southwest Airlines is facing a pilot strike, one report claims, which could cancel flights en masse
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TSA is about to demand Real ID for most travel, and 32% of Americans don’t even know how to get one: Report

Real ID is about to be a must-have from TSA, and many Americans have no idea how to get one
Apple AirTags in carrying cases

Your travel bag probably doesn’t have an Apple AirTag, but it needs one — here’s why

Carry-on or checked, every bag you travel with should have an AirTag - here's why
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Google Flights deals Hopper, Expedia, Travelocity, and major blow with brilliant new feature

Google Flights will now tell you when the best time to book flights is so you can save money, dealing a major blow to less-popular services like Hopper
Corendon Airlines Only Adult section seats

One airline is testing ‘only adults’ section, families with babies in the rear of the plane – but there’s a catch

One European airline is testing an "adults only" section, keeping babies at the rear of the plane, but there's a catch
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Travelers agree: These are the scariest road trip routes

Uncover the most feared road trip routes in America from desolate deserts to isolated highways, explore the challenges and rewards of these iconic routes.
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CheapCaribbean has a ridiculously simple new way to find the best beach vacation travel deals

Learn how CheapCaribean's new Budget Beach Finder can help travelers score great deals.
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TSA just made a change that will make getting PreCheck a little bit easier

TSA PreCheck changes enrollment for the better to improve traveler access to this perk.
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Skiplagging is a travel hack airlines don’t want you to know about (and might penalize you for)

Skiplagging might seem like a great travel tip for keeping costs down, but it's probably more trouble than it's worth.
Southwest Airlines airplane taking off from the runway

Southwest Airlines is reportedly ditching a feature tons of passengers use every year

Southwest is set to end earlybird check-ins on many flights, according to a new report
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Flights to Paris are a steal right now, but there’s one good reason you should think twice about going to France

You can fly to Paris pretty cheap right now, but you'll want to think twice after reading this.
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The 5 travel apps every traveler should have on their phone

Travel planning can be a nightmare, but it's a lot easier with the best travel apps.
Well-dressed man rolling a luxury carry-on bag through a private plane terminal hallway

Travel in style — our 3 favorite luxury carry-on luggage pieces

A luxury carry-on luggage piece can make you feel as great as you look. Here are our favorites.
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This is how many vacations Americans think they need per year

Americans reveal how many vacations they say they need each year for optimal well-being.
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Should you travel to Hawaii right now? What to know about the wildfires

Hawaii is a gorgeous place to visit, but should you travel to Hawaii right now?
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Airlines ask the FAA to let them cancel flights because one critical role is short-staffed

With one critical role short-staffed, airlines seek FAA permission to cancel flights.