You Shouldn't Compare Apples To Oranges?
You shouldn't expect to get the same fare from Carriers such as American Airlines, Delta Airlines
and Continental Airlines as you get from budget airlines such as Southwest Airlines. Those carriers with such frills
as movies, meals and advanced seating will have higher fares than those that offer the flight and drinks only.
Some Fees Are Imposed By The Government and Not The Airlines?
Since September 11, 2001, there are all kinds of new security and other fees. These fees are
not profits for the carrier and they cannot do anything about including them in your fare.
Special Meals Are Available For Special Health Conditions?
If you are traveling with a Carrier that offers meals, certain requests may be made for diabetic,
vegetarian, low sodium low fat, hindu, children's and other meals. Find out what options are available and make
a selection that best suits your needs.
Reservation Agents Get Commissions When You Buy A Ticket?
Many people don't know this but the reservation sales agent gets a commission for the tickets that
are actually purchased and when you board the flight. So when you think they are trying to sell you a higher priced
ticket, you are wrong!!! They benefit from you purchasing a ticket and it is as much to their benefit to find you the
lowest priced ticket to ensure that you purchase that ticket and enable them to earn a commission from that booking.
IF THE FARE IS TOO HIGH AND YOU DON'T BUY THE TICKET, THEY LOSE MONEY!
If You Call The Same Carrier Back, Another Agent May Give You A Better
It's like any other business. Some people will work harder for you than others! Some
agents are there just to make a base salary. Others want to add big bucks to their paycheck in commissions.
Hang Up and Call Back!!!