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Amanda Festa

Amanda is a Boston-based writer who loves to travel and believes planning her next adventure is half the fun. Amanda is a Content and Social Media Executive at Cheapflights.
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12 things I wish I’d known before visiting Iceland

12 things I wish I’d known before visiting Iceland

There’s no denying Iceland is hot right now. From natural wonders to art and culture to a laid-back city centre full...
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Guide to airline baggage fees and policies

Guide to airline baggage fees and policies

Editor’s note: Information is correct as of publication in September 2017. Please always double check current policies and pricing with...
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10 people you meet in the washroom line at Oktoberfest

10 people you meet in the washroom line at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2017 has officially begun, and since the kick off keg was tapped earlier this month and the first litres of beer consumed,...
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Fest for less: 11 top budget-friendly film festivals worth the trip

Fest for less: 11 top budget-friendly film festivals worth the trip

With the Toronto Film Festival fast approaching (Sept. 7-17), followed by the New York Film Festival (Sept. 28-Oct. 15), movie...
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QUIZ: How savvy are you at finding a cheap flight?

QUIZ: How savvy are you at finding a cheap flight?

Are you a flight-finding pro or could your searching skills use an upgrade? Take our quiz to find out whether...
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15 people we’ve all sat next to on a plane

15 people we’ve all sat next to on a plane

We love flying. You might just say it’s our favourite thing. But, whether you chose your seat or leave it...
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The holidays are coming: A guide to when to book the most popular flights for Christmas week

The holidays are coming: A guide to when to book the most popular flights for Christmas week

Making Christmas travel plans may not be top of mind while you make the most of the summer sun, but,...
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Flying before iPhone vs. flying after iPhone

Flying before iPhone vs. flying after iPhone

June 29 marks 10 years since the iPhone was first released. I know because I looked it up on my...
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How to find a cheap flight

How to find a cheap flight

Finding cheap plane tickets isn’t rocket science. It just takes some flexibility and a little research. When you need to...
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