| Jan 13, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO MATA ORTIZ, MEXICO
Train and bus from L.A. are the best options for getting to Mata Ortiz. From L.A.'s Union Station, take Amtrak to San Diego's Santa Fe Depot. Walk across the street to the San Diego Trolley's America Plaza Station...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Finally, I am a card-carrying member of the Global Entry program. After months of procrastination, I may now be able to enter the country more quickly. But that wasn't my primary goal. So why bother?
I confessed in a Dec. 30 On the Spot column that I...
| Jun 30, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO GETTYSBURG, PA.
From LAX, United and Southwest offer nonstop service to Baltimore, and US Airways, Delta, United, Southwest, American, Jet Blue and Air Tran offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
| Dec 2, 2012
The best way
Yreka, Calif., is off Interstate 5, 46 miles south of Medford, Ore., 80 miles north of Redding, Calif. From Los Angeles, it's 577 miles north, about a 10-hour drive. Or you can fly into Medford. From LAX, Alaska and United offer nonstop...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Most of Hampton Roads' transportation network dodged a significant hit by Hurricane Sandy, sustaining minimal, if any, damage. But at least two airlines with Peninsula service and Amtrak's passenger rail line took serious monetary hits due to weather-...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Let's say you're a person who travels frequently and you're looking for a connection — not a connecting flight but a love connection.
According to MissTravel.com, your best chances are on a Delta Air Lines flight if the object of your desire is...
| May 13, 2013
The best way to Springdale, Utah
From LAX, American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways, Virgin America and Spirit offer nonstop service to Las Vegas, about a 160-mile drive from Springdale, Utah. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $118. You also...
| May 12, 2013
Some answers to readers' airline questions:
Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports?
Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...
| Jun 2, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO THE DOLOMITES
From LAX, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, US Airways and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Venice, Italy. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,086, including taxes and fees....
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:02 PM
NEW YORK -- American Airlines announced Friday that it had reached an "agreement-in-principle" with its pilots' union, potentially removing a hurdle to its emergence from bankruptcy.
The agreement will now go to the roughly 8,000 pilots, who will vote on...
| May 27, 2013
If you buy an airline ticket and need to change or cancel your itinerary, you could be in for an even more unpleasant surprise.
Most travelers buy nonrefundable tickets because they cost considerably less than refundable tickets. But a couple of...
| Mar 10, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO TURKS AND CAICOS
From LAX, American, US Airways, Delta, United and Jet Blue offer connecting service (change of plane) to Providenciales. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $854, including fees and taxes.
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