Sky-high airfare for the busy holiday season is as much of a tradition as pumpkin pie and a trimmed tree. But with a little advanced planning and clever sleuthing, there are good deals out there. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best new travel Web sites.
Google Earth has added panoramic photos to land you right in the middle of the world's most beautiful locations. We've rounded up some of the most beautiful so far.
The two travel sites have followed Expedia and Priceline in dropping fees and trying to entice people to fly during a down economy.
The software maker buys the Seattle-based travel search engine, which helps predict which way air fares are headed. It's mum on just how it plans to use the service.
Here's how to find the best price on a flight to a location you can't afford to stay at.
This browser add-on follows airfare fluctuations so you can get money back if you overpaid for a plane ticket.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting a ban on using cell phones inflight to make calls and access mobile data. The ban was originally put in place because of potential interference to wireless networks on the ground. CNET's Sumi Das details the FCC proposal and how it could end up costing passengers more in airfare.
Webware darling Farecast is adding hotel price analysis to its existing airfare prediction service.
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Star Wars: Force for Change is an initiative from Disney, Lucasfilm, and Bad Robot to give fans a chance to appear in "Star Wars Episode VII" while raising money for UNICEF Innovation Labs.