Ahoy explains: Airline rules de-coded – Pt.1 Sequencing

airline ticketing rules

Ticket Rule: IF ANY OF THE COUPONS NOT USED IN THE SEQUENCE SHOWN ON THE TICKET REFUND OF UNUSED SEGMENTS AND YQ TAXES IS NOT PERMITTED. What in the world does this mean?!…? If you have A-B return flight, and you miss the A-B, you will 1. not be eligible to take the B-A flight 2. […]

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Frequent flyers take note: The 10 worst airports in the world!

new york jfk airport

Frequent flyers, as I’m sure you’re well aware – there are just some airports that when they come up in your itinerary you shudder with displeasure; do you really have to go through there AGAIN?! Some airports are just not cutting the muster, either with poor services, not enough to do, terrible processes and in […]

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Kill ’em with kindness: The key to getting a free upgrade with Monarch!

Monarch airline on Ahoy

Budget airline Monarch is following the lead of Pret A Manger and their random acts of kindness campaign. Priding themselves on the fact they are considered a nicer airline and holiday company as described by passengers, CEO Nils Christy, explained that they wanted to reward those passengers who were equally nice to their call centre […]

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What’s the secret to reducing business travel costs?

reducing business travel costs

It has become increasingly clear that business travel is getting more and more expensive, with $1.2 trillion being spent almost each year on this endeavour. The spending is so high due to what is basically misaligned incentives from those who are travelling versus those who are forking out for the travel. Whilst you might think […]

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Small biz you’re paying 24% more on business travel!

small business travel

Small businesses – you’re paying 24% more on business travel than your larger counterparts! According to data complied by Concur, a travel expense management software, the reasons for such a difference where it wouldn’t be expected could be due to “negotiating leverage, driven by scale and sophisticated spend management strategies, continues to give large market […]

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Frequent Flyer Miles Myths BUSTED!

frequent flyer miles myths

It’s time to pull the veil off of frequent flyer miles and what is assumed you can do with them. If you’re savvy you can really reap the rewards, but it’s time to understand what you should spend your time working towards and what you shouldn’t when it comes to miles. Myth #1 – Frequent […]

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Stopover? Open-Jaw? How familiar are you with airline terms?

airline stopovers and openjaw

Understanding stopovers and open-jaws can be important when it comes to making the most out of your award ticket. There is a unique advantage to using your points on these types of flights – so knowing what you can and can’t do could result in you getting a big win! Stopover – A stop of 24 […]

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Top tips on how to find cheap flights for business travel

finding cheap business travel

When travelling for business, it is important you find the best deals you can to keep your travel costs down; especially when you’re in a small team. To allow your team flexibility on their travel arrangements, and to be a cost effective employee in return there are some tips on how to find cheap flights […]

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It’s lights out for United First and Business class passengers.

United Airlines hasn’t always had the best reputation in regards to customer experience and customer comfort. In an effort to change this, they have planned in a series of cabin enhancements and also a deal with IBM and Apple to give flight attendants more knowledge on flight connections and services whilst in flight. Creating a […]

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