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JetBlue Launches Twitter Deals


It's all in the name: JetBlueCheeps. That's the moniker given to JetBlue's new account on Twitter, which the carrier will use to broadcast last-minute deals to the Twittersphere (man, seems we're just making up new words every day, doesn't it?). In its first day of tweeting deals, JetBlue offered some tantalizing fares, including $9 from Boston to New York, and $19 from New York to Chicago. All the flights tweeted were one-way for travel this weekend.

So here's a question: Should you be on Twitter? With JetBlue and United tweeting fares and travel writers such as Rick Seaney and Wendy Perrin passing along deals, Twitter is quickly becoming a source for savings. Of course, we're on Twitter too, but you probably already knew that.

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Do you think Twitter is the Next Big Thing for travel deals, or is this just a fad that will blow over? Leave a comment below with your thoughts. And if you're already using Twitter to find travel deals and advice, feel free to share your experiences so far.

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