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Myths of Travel
Last update:October 2010
The internet is a vast place and there are many stories that are told about travel. We have compiled some of the most common Around the World travel myths that are untrue in hopes of making your journey easier to plan.
Round-trip airfares are always the least expensive Pricing for adding a few extra international stops is
insignificant, but the value added is enormous.
You can always find better deals at the last minute. If you wait seats may be gone, and airlines usually increase
pricing on the last remaining seats.
You can book tickets more than a year in advance. No one is able to book more than a year out. Itís a
Business and first class is only a fraction more than Generally, the price is about three times that of economy class. economy/coach. Being able to recline is not cheap.
You can change the name on a ticket. You canít transfer the ticket to another person.
Secondary cities are much more expensive. They can be but if thatís where your destinations lie then
flying direct to secondary cities can be a better value.
"Off season" trips save money but leave travelers Off season" or off peak traveling is usually less expensive
disapointed. and is the least busy travel period. Shoulder season can
even be a better time to travel.
Itís always best to spend frequent flier miles over Frequent flier programs are quickly becoming invaluable,
problematic and a hassle to actually use. The amount of
restrictions may make your trip what the airline wants and
not what you want.
Something bad may happen to you while on your trip. Something bad may actually happen to you at home and in
your own country. Itís easy to be prepared for your trip to
minimize anything bad happening.
Flying in large airplanes is dangerous. Driving a car near home is more dangerous.
It is too dangerous to travel alone.Traveling alone is
liberating. Staying home alone can be dangerous!