Fly During "Shoulder Season" To Save On European Summer Airfare

Fly During "Shoulder Season" To Save On European Summer Airfare

Fare-prediction site Farecast.com says you can save an average of $350 on your plane ticket to Europe if you fly April-May or September-October. This is known as “shoulder season” because the price graph sort of looks like a pair of shoulders, with the summer peak forming the head. If you must fly to Europe, Farecast recommends either buying early or late; either buy in February March or wait a month or two before departure and look for summer fare deals.

Start Shopping For Thanksgiving Airfare On Aug 22

Start Shopping For Thanksgiving Airfare On Aug 22

According to the fare prediction scientists at Farecast.com, Aug 22nd marks the date to start shopping for Thanksgiving plane tickets. They shared these tips and stats about turkey-time airfare:

Farecast Can Save You $50

Farecast Can Save You $50

Our favorite airfare-watching site Farecast is finally out of beta and its predictions/recommendations have been certified by an independent firm as being around 74.5% accurate, which is much better than our previous method of just guessing.

Farecast Deals Searches For Cheap Airline Tickets Using 'Science'

Farecast Deals Searches For Cheap Airline Tickets Using 'Science'

How are our deals different than thousands of other travel sites? They’re different because our deals are based on science, not marketing. We apply science to airfare deals in two ways, 1) why it’s a deal and 2) why you should buy now.

These are the questions we find ourselves asking, and now we don’t have to. Very cool. —MEGHANN MARCO

Farecast Launches FareGuard

Farecast Launches FareGuard

Farecast, the awesome future technology airfare prediction site, fully rolled out a new service that lets you lock in low fares.

Does The TSA Consider Pie A Dangerous Liquid?

Does The TSA Consider Pie A Dangerous Liquid?

UPDATE: Cleavland confiscates traveler’s pies.

Lock In Cheap Airfare

Lock In Cheap Airfare

Our favorite airfare search site has just unveiled an exciting new service called Fare Guard.

Farecast Launches Nationwide Airfare Search

Farecast Launches Nationwide Airfare Search

Our favorite predictive airfare search engine just keeps getting better (being in Beta will do that for ya). Farecast today announced the addition of airfare search for all of America. You can now search for airfare for any airport in the nation.

Consumerist Ask Metafilter Round-Up

• Tonight I was paying at a gas station and I used the keypad to enter my pin. The numbers 2, 3 and 4 showed tremendous wear compared to all other keys except the enter key. Are these numbers most common in pins? [Link]

Farecast Adds 50 Cities!

Farecast Adds 50 Cities!

Bowing to the pressure of there being more to life than Frasier and Cheers, Our favorite predictive airfare search engine has expanded past only servicing Seattle and Boston. As of this morning, Farecast supports over 50 cities, including New York City, LA, Washington, Chicago and many more.

Breaking: Farecast Public Beta Announced

Breaking: Farecast Public Beta Announced

Farecast Predicts Airfare

Farecast Predicts Airfare

Pith & Vinegar

Pith & Vinegar

• Even still, look over our shoulders as we do a private beta demo of Farecast, a service that lets you know when and where from to buy airfare, plus spiffy graphs, similar to Flyspy.