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Nostalgic Home-for-the-Holidays Videos

Nostalgic Home-for-the-Holidays Videos

It’s that time of year again; when airports, airlines, corporations, and artists compete to capture your attention with memorable holiday songs, flash mobs or mass holiday giving. Last year, we collected a list of heart-warming holiday videos for readers to enjoy and...

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Can you Avoid the Dirtiest places in Airports and Airplanes?

Can you Avoid the Dirtiest places in Airports and Airplanes?

Traveling and seeing different parts of the world is something to look forward to all year round. Vacation means the chance to sleep-in, explore, eat great foods, try extreme sports or lay on the beach. Because of our high expectations, it's extra important to stay...

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Travel Debate: What’s the Best Travel Search Site?

Travel Debate: What’s the Best Travel Search Site?

Maybe it's because I do a lot of travel reading - likely more than the average twice-a-year traveler, but are you noticing the same thing as I am?  Almost every day, another article claims that this site or that site has THE best travel search. Really? I have to...

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The All-in-One Flight Reference List

The All-in-One Flight Reference List

At Opptee Travel Search, we are passionate about and strive to achieve two goals: To offer comprehensive, unbiased search options so you can book best travel choices, and To offer lesser-known tips to help maneuver through all phases of travel receiving what you’re...

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When to Ask the Airline for an Expense Voucher

When to Ask the Airline for an Expense Voucher

Understandably, airlines aren’t in a hurry to tell you, but there are many times when we’re eligible to receive expense vouchers from them. The most common travel vouchers are meal vouchers, transportation vouchers, and hotel vouchers. Meal Vouchers Many airlines...

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The Middle Seat Woes

The Middle Seat Woes

Aisle seats and window seats. They both have their advantages and their disadvantages. We listed a few of them in our blog ‘How to Choose and Get the Best Airplane Seat’. I’m hard-pressed, though, to come up with any advantages for the middle seat. Most times I book...

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Airport Security Scans Need to Know

Airport Security Scans Need to Know

The inconvenience of unloading a carry-on bag and removing pieces of clothing at airport security is never fun, but it’s a necessary evil. For our own safety, we go through these airport security scanners every time we fly. Have you wondered how they work and are...

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6 Advantages of Flying with a Carry-on Bag Only

6 Advantages of Flying with a Carry-on Bag Only

Flying in itself is stressful enough, but then there’s the added issue of how to deal with your luggage. There is so much to consider: the details around checked bags vs carry-on bags, extra fees vs no-fee luggage, size of both carry-on and checked bags as well as the...

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Travel Search: Who Owns Who. Who are you Booking With?

Travel Search: Who Owns Who. Who are you Booking With?

In travel search do you know who are you booking with? Do you know which travel search companies own who? At Opptee, we advise checking a minimum of four search sites before reserving. That advice rang true when I went looking for winter vacation flights. I already...

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Need to Know: Delayed or Canceled Flights

Need to Know: Delayed or Canceled Flights

For frequent flyers, it’s not unusual to experience flight delays or cancellations AND the frustrations that come with them. For instance, you have a tight turnaround time for a connecting flight through Dallas, but your originating flight is significantly delayed or...

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