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Travel Tuesday: Airline fees really add up

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Travel Tuesday: Seattle Christmas Cruise

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Travel Tuesday: Great deals on Alaska Airlines

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Travel Tuesday: Delta increasing flights to Alaska

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    Travel Tuesday: Airline fees really add up

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 16, 11:38

    Unless you travel light, chances are you check your bags when flying. It turns out that the $20 you occasionally pay to check those bags adds up to huge profits for the airlines. In total, 27 airlines took in nearly $1 billion from baggage fees last quarter. That’s a 9-percent increase from the same time […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Seattle Christmas Cruise

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 09, 9:30

    Looking for a holiday getaway, but haven’t planned a trip just yet? Daybreak’s travel guru, Scott McMurren says set your sights on Seattle. This week on Travel Tuesday, McMurren shares a Seattle secret: The Christmas Ship Festival hosted by Argosy Cruises. The ship sails all over Lake Washington and Lake Union. Every evening, the ship […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Great deals on Alaska Airlines

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 02, 10:31

    Cyber Monday is behind us, but that doesn’t mean the online deals are done, especially if you plan on flying soon. Travel guru Scott McMurren is back for Travel Tuesday with an airfare 9-1-1 for Alaska Airlines. From Fairbanks to: Anchorage – $140 round-trip (through March 12) Seattle – $318 round-trip (through March 10) From Anchorage […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Delta increasing flights to Alaska

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 25, 12:26

    “When airlines compete, the customer wins.” Sound familiar? It’s one of the many mantras of Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren. He stopped by the studio to talk about how Delta Air Lines is looking to step up its game in the Alaska. New spring offerings coming from Delta Air Lines: Anchorage May 15: Five flights […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Holiday travel checklist

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 18, 11:12

    Is a flight to see family in the Lower 48 in the holiday plans? Perhaps a not-so-white Christmas in Hawaii, sipping fruity drinks on the beach? Make sure you plan accordingly, says Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren. He stopped by the studio Tuesday with a handy checklist to help you prepare for the holiday travel […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Gadgets & gear

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 11, 9:17

    Once the cold air actually arrives, are you planning to head to warmer climates? Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren is back from, guess what, another trip. He joined Daybreak on the couch Tuesday morning to talk about the best gadgets and gear to bring with you on your next adventure. Bose noise-canceling headphones Petzl headlamp: […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Airfare 9-1-1

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 04, 11:36

    Sound the alarm, an airfare 9-1-1 was issued this morning. Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren was back on the couch for Travel Tuesday with the long and short of it. Short Game Anchorage to Seattle:  $339 round-trip through March 4 – Alaska Airlines  Anchorage to Portland:  $378 round-trip nonstop Dec. 2 – March 4 – […]

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    Travel Tuesday: PFD last stand sale & travel sites

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 28, 10:57

    You don’t become a guru without some help along the way. Even our very own travel expert Scott McMurren gets a little from his friends. He stopped by the KTVA 11 Daybreak Studios for Travel Tuesday to reveal his favorite sources and talk about Alaska Airlines’ PFD last stand sale. Alaska Airlines PFD Last Stand […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Airfare 9-1-1

    by Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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 Daybreak Staff 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