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Travel Tuesday: Airfare 9-1-1

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Travel Tuesday: Winter nonstop travel deals

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Travel Tuesday: PFD deals and polar bears

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    Travel Tuesday: Airfare 9-1-1

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 21, 10:07

    Airfare 9-1-1 alert: feuding airlines means airfare drops for you! Get those carry-ons ready, Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren is back on the couch with some deals you just can’t refuse. McMurren says if the first snowfall of the year has you thinking about getting away, there’s no better time than now. Anchorage to Houston […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Winter nonstop travel deals

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 14, 10:12

    Get ready to jet set this Travel Tuesday. Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren stopped by to share some nonstop travel deals for your winter destinations. McMurren says the most crucial part of the jet-set culture is flying nonstop. All of our fair-weather summer friends: American, Frontier, JetBlue, Icelandair, Sun Country and Air Canada are all […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Interior Alaska

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 10:30

    It’s Travel Tuesday and Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren is doing what he does best: travel. Right now he’s at the Alaska Travel Industry Association convention, checking out what’s new for travelers in Interior Alaska. Here are some options that, he says, are the reason the Golden Heart City and points beyond are the place […]

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    Travel Tuesday: PFD deals and polar bears

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 30, 9:17

    As the leaves continue to fall and the nights get colder, many Alaskans are thinking about their next winter vacation. Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren says there’s no greater time to book a trip than now. This Travel Tuesday he shares all the PFD deals and the details on his recent trip to Kaktovik: As […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Flyer miles

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 09, 10:53

    Airlines are making some big changes to their mileage programs this year. Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren made a pitstop to the studios for the inside scoop on how to make the most of those changes and how to rack up those miles. McMurren says there have been some big changes in mileage programs this […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Summer’s last stand

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 8:53

    It’s summer’s last stand. The days are getting shorter and that window to get out and explore without numerous clothing layers is slowly closing. As Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren would say: “Don’t dawdle and let the opportunities pass you by.” McMurren stopped by the studio to share a few of his favorite in-state trips. Alaska […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Good news, bad news

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 05, 14:06

    Between last-minute summer deals and impending price hikes, there’s good news and bad news about flying out of Alaska this time of year. Click the video box above for more.

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    Travel Tuesday: Alaska’s top 10

    by Scott McMurren on Jul 22, 13:35

    Who doesn’t love a good list — especially when it involves low costs on airfare to popular destinations countrywide? From Boston to San Diego, here are this week’s top 10 Daybreak deals. Anchorage – Boston, $386 roundtrip beginning Sept. 23 on United Anchorage – San Diego, $382 roundtrip beginning Aug. 13 on Delta Anchorage – […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Summer sightseeing

    by Scott McMurren on Jul 01, 10:22

    Face it: If you live in Alaska, all of your friends and relatives think you are an Alaska expert. Don’t disappoint them. Here are a few tips for showing visitors the sights this summer. Day 1. Chances are better-than-even that your guests are arriving late at night, so you can go easy on the first […]

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    Travel Tuesday: From coast to coast

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 24, 8:50

    Anchorage-Seattle on JetBlue From $224rt starting Aug. 13 From $196rt starting Sept. 11 (Remember, Fairbanks-Seattle and Juneau-Seattle are $244rt ALL SUMMER LONG.)   Anchorage-Long Beach on JetBlue From $265rt departing on Aug. 21, returning on Aug. 28   Anchorage-Los Angeles/LAX on Alaska Air From $286rt departing on Aug 19, returning Aug. 26   Anchorage-New York/LGA […]

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    Travel Tuesday: International deals

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 17, 11:41

    When it comes to international travel, it’s not just about the destination or the fare: Travel guru Scott McMurren says it’s also about the miles. McMurren said purchasing mileage-run tickets means you’ll instantly get upper-tier, frequent-flyer status after completing the trip. Most likely, he said, you’ll also earn enough miles for a free domestic ticket […]

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    Travel Tuesday: International travel recommendations

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 11, 8:45

    Late-breaking travel deals: Fairbanks-Seattle round-trip $244 starts June 24 on Delta Juneau-Seattle round-trip $244 – starts June 24 on Delta Fairbanks-Denver round-trip as low as $328 nonstop on Frontier Airlines

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    Travel Tuesday: Summer steals

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 03, 10:29

    Statewide low fares Anchorage-Seattle, as low as $242rt departing July 4 (Delta Air Lines) Anchorage-San Diego as low as $380rt starting June 26 (Alaska Air) Anchorage-Los Angeles as low as $348rt starting June 24 (Alaska Air) Fairbanks-Los Angeles from $417rt starting July 1 (Delta Air Lines) Fairbanks-Seattle from $244 starting June 16 (Delta Air Lines) […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Talkeetna Roadhouse and Ruth Glacier

    by James Gaddis on May 20, 12:13

    For Travel Guru Scott McMurren and KTVA’s James Gaddis, the journey to Ruth Glacier began at the historic Talkeetna Roadhouse. That’s where owner Trisha Costello serves heaping plates of hotcakes and other homemade fare to climbers preparing to venture into Denali National Park. For those looking for a lighter trip, flightseeing company K2 Aviation can […]

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    Travel Tuesday: International planning

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 13, 9:25

    It’s the season for international travel, and Condor kicks it off with a flight from Anchorage to Frankfurt Tuesday. Scott McMurren of Alaska TravelGram — headed to Sicily via the Condor flight — has a short list of necessities for Alaskans looking to leave the country. Passports Global entry card Currency Credit cards Security pouch […]

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    Travel Tuesday: In-state deals

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 06, 9:28

      While steep in-state airfare can rival ticket prices for far-away destinations, Alaska Airlines has recently unveiled slashed fares to destinations around the state. Scott McMurren, of Alaska TravelGram, said seats that usually go for $500-600 are now selling for as low as $207. “These are really, really good changes,” he said. Anchorage – Juneau, […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Airlines unveil low spring fares

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 29, 12:14

    As more major commercial airlines make their way to Alaska cities, travelers can expect to take advantage of increasingly low airfares. Scott McMurren of Alaska Travelgram said Alaskans can fly from Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks to Lower 48 hubs like New York City, San Diego or Seattle for less than $450 roundtrip. “Competition drives the […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Summer specials and airfare savings

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 10:36

    Princess Tours’ Rail/Stay Combo  To Talkeetna — $229 per person for three-days, two-night stay. To Denali — $339 per person for three-day, two-night stay Rates based on double occupancy starting May 15th   Flightseeing Adventure with K2 Aviation Take advantage of a glacier landing on Denali with this Talkeetna-based adventure Between now and May 31, receive a 25 percent discount […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Beating the crowds

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 15, 9:18

    Alaska’s bustling tourism season is just a few weeks away, and Travel Guru Scott McMurren said now’s the time for locals to find big savings on in-state travel. In Homer, McMurren said Land’s End Resort is offering couples’ overnight accommodations and dinner at the Chart Room restaurant for $139 per night now through May 8. […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Book offers savings on Alaska adventures

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 08, 9:34

    Alaskans looking for a summer adventure don’t necessarily need to spring for a plane ticket south. Travel guru Scott McMurren said the Great Alaskan Toursaver offers two-for-one deals on everything from flightseeing to bear viewing, glacier cruises and more. The coupon book includes more than 115 deals totaling about $20,000 in travel savings, McMurren said, […]