Southwest 737 jet approaching runway (Photo: iStockPhoto/Lowell Sannes)

Southwest allows pets on flights for the first time! But it'll cost you. The airline will also begin charging for children traveling alone, and has added a third-checked-bag more»

Suitcase on bed (Photo: Index Open)

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Youth Hostel La Fontasse in Cassis, France (Photo: Nathan Fleischer)

Hotel and airfare discounts are great, but what if your budget is even more limited? In this series, we'll cover ideas for fun travel on the more»

Air- Head-on in the Clouds (Photo: iStockphoto/Carlos Santa Maria)

Meet JetAmerica, a new ultra-low-cost carrier with $9 promotional fares set to take off this more»

Delta aircraft on the ground and taking off (Photo: Delta)

Delta defends its East Coast shuttle routes against low-cost carrier competition by cutting fares. But is it enough? more»

Southwest 737 jet approaching runway (Photo: iStockPhoto/Lowell Sannes)

Southwest announced it will postpone its codesharing alliance with Canadian low-cost carrier more»

Summer in Lake Tahoe (Photo: Incline Village/Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau)

The clear verdict of our summer travel poll? SmarterTravel readers will be on the move this more»

Milwaukee Art Museum at night (Photo: Timothy Hursley)

Milwaukee is in the spotlight as Southwest announces new service and AirTran celebrates additional more»

Virgin America seating (Photo: Virgin America)

Virgin America leaves the other airlines in the dust and announces Wi-Fi on every flight at every more»

Photo: Aruba Tourism Authority

Slashed rates, free nights, and generous resort and airfare credits abound this summer in the more»