12 weird and wonderful airline rules you probably didn’t know!

airline rules on Ahoy

Most airline rules and policies seem pretty straightforward and understandable…but there are some golden ones in there that might make you chuckle or just say wwhhhat?! Not hidden from the public, but just amongst the “legal” section on most airlines’ websites there are some fascinating rules…we’d love to know who came up with them! Mainland […]

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Dummy Returns – When should you book them?

basic economy on united flights from Ahoy travel

Myth: Booking a dummy return and cancelling one leg will be cheaper than booking oneway. Fact: Generally airline fares are not priced the same per leg. Airlines will reprice the ticket to the historical price of the oneway, before refunding the difference (if there is any).   A little bit more information on this… A […]

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Online and mobile check-in not working? Here’s why!

can't check in to flight online

“You cannot check in online or via your mobile device, please speak to an airport agent”…cue intense frustration and, some swearing, and a resigned walk to the check-in desk. Sometimes mobile check-in won’t work; there are a couple of reasons for this that, as a frequent flyer, you should know. […]

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Battle of the baggage: Rimowa vs. G-RO

G-RO carry on luggage compared with Rimowa Carry on Luggage

Review time! In one corner is new kid on the block, the G-RO, and in the other corner is a carry-on classic, the Rimowa. Stats G-RO – hailed as the companion bag that has patented “all-terrain” wheels. The G-RO is cornering a new section of the market by being a hybrid bag, designed for on-the go […]

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Does missing your flight mean that you’ve lost everything?

missing your flight due to traffic

It’s called a no-show by the airlines. By our users its called, “I totally lost track of time”, or “London traffic is CRAZZZY”, or “The taxi driver in Shanghai drove us to the wrong airport”, and thousands of other reasons why they missed their flight. But the real question is, what now? […]

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Airline upgrades: what are the logistics?

upgrade on flights for frequent travelers from Ahoy

The upgrade game is one where the rules aren’t as simple as the Internet would have you think, with many sites and blogs stating what are no more than mere myths to get an upgrade. Dressing well, being early, not having special meal requests are not things that are going to impact your chances of […]

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