I used to think Google Flights was the end all be all of flight comparison websites. And then I tried using Skyscanner. I’ve been hooked ever since. Here is how you can save some serious cash on your next plane flight.
Compare By Month
The compare by month feature isn’t anything groundbreaking. But I’ve found it to be $100 to $300 lower on average compared to Google Flights. Try your own search and see what you come up with. Just click on the compare by month in the top left corner.
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Next time you’re on a long bus ride stop playing Candy Crush and download Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk). I’ve wasted countless hours trying every paid survey website out there and none of them compare to Amazon’s Human Intelligence Tasks (HITs).
Have you ever visited a survey site that coerced you into answering five minutes worth of qualifying questions just to be disqualified? That doesn’t happen on Mturk. MTurk tasks can range from surveys to rating songs to playing games on your iPhone. There’s a variety of transcription and translation jobs to choose from and just about any other small assignment you can think of.
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Skyscanner recently analyzed its flight data and the results may not match what you’ve heard in the past.
According to their data, the best time to book a domestic flight is 30 days in advance and the best time to book an international flight is about four months beforehand.
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Things to do in New Orleans: Bywater & Marigny Edition
Welcome to life outside of the French Quarter and we hope your experience will now be bro-free. Now that you have taken a step in the right direction, here are some places to explore.
1. It’s New Orleans, you gotta start with the food.
One of the best things about the Bywater is how budget-friendly the food is. The quality of food at St Roche Market doesn’t compare to some of the amazing restaurants in the area but it gets an A for variety and affordability. Heading in further east? One of the cities most renowned places to get a po-boy is at Gene’s Po-boys but my personal favorite is referred to most as the “Orange store”. The actual name is the North Rampart Food Store which to my delight and detriment was just around the corner from the hostel I worked at. I highly recommend calling ahead. This place gets packed and closing times can vary. Bonus: There is a Banksy across the street that I grew to cherish.
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