55m Thanksgiving Travelers, 5 Cheapest First Class Options, New Newark Terminal A, New Alaska Partner Airline

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Newark Airport unveils the new Terminal A.

New York area airports are really stepping up their game with massive upgrades. This $2.7 billion terminal is the largest design-build project in New Jersey history. In addition to energy-efficient upgrades, new technology is also being used to speed up security screening to reduce wait times. When booking your next New York trip, keep Newark on your radar as you compare flight options.

Want to Fly First Class? These 5 Airlines Are Your Cheapest Options.

While I tend to fly international Business Class whenever possible, flying First Class is a dream for many travelers. If you want to make this aspirational experience a reality, check out these airlines with the smallest differential between Economy and First Class fares. And, if you really want to save money when you travel, try booking these flights with miles & points instead of cash.

Flying American Airlines First Class
My buddy Charlie flying American Airlines First Class

Alaska Airlines partners with Hawaii’s Mokulele.

With this new partnership, you’ll be able to book Mokulele flights to 10 different destinations throughout the Hawaiian islands on Alaska’s website. You’ll earn Alaska miles on Mokulele flights starting in early 2023 when the website integration is complete.

AAA Expects Nearly 55 Million Americans Will Travel During the Long Holiday Weekend.

AAA is expecting 54.6 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Whether you’re traveling by car, train, cruise, or air, be prepared for extra traffic and longer lines. Air travel is up 8% over last year, so make sure that you use Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, or CLEAR to speed through security lines.

The Most Influential Design Hotels in the World.

While most of us just need a place to sleep while exploring our favorite destinations, sometimes the hotel is part of the attraction. These incredible hotels inspire travelers and hotel designers with breathtaking designs. While most are not part of a major hotel brand, you can still book them using flexible points to avoid using cash to pay for your room.

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