Laura Layden Naples Daily News Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 20, 2018 It's almost turkey time. For retailers that means gravy time. Gray Thursday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner. Oh, and don't forget Small Business Saturday. More than 164 million American consumers plan to shop over those five days, according to an annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. About 34 million — or 21 percent — of those consumers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day, gobbling up the deals offered at stores and online. Black Friday will still reign as the busiest day over the Thanksgiving weekend, with 71 percent — or 116 million — of those shoppers expected to rush the stores or shop online to take advantage of the day's hard-to-resist discounts and promotions. While the bargains are a big draw, many shop at stores on the long holiday weekend because it has become a retail … [Read more...] about Black Friday hasn’t arrived yet. But the deals are here.
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Steve Marcus A passenger walks though a newly renovated A-Gates cluster building at McCarran International Airport Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. By Justin Sablich, New York Times News Service Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 | 2 a.m. Those looking to score the cheapest airfares around this Thanksgiving holiday shopping season may have their patience tested. Between Black Friday, Cyber Monday and what some are calling “Travel Tuesday” or “Travel Deal Tuesday” — a day that some airlines appear to be making their own when it comes to holiday bargains — there are definitely deals to be Mark your calendar for “Travel Deal Tuesday” The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is one of the latest shopping holidays to emerge, thanks in large part to Hopper, the airfare prediction and booking app that analyzes historical pricing data to identify flight bargains. According to Hopper’s analysis, this day offered the most airfare sales in 2017, with deals on 20 … [Read more...] about The best shopping holiday for travelers may not be Black Friday (but it’s close)
Benjamin Zhang, provided by Published 3:48 pm CST, Monday, November 12, 2018 Black Friday is perhaps the single most famous and historically important day of the year for retailers in the US. Major airlines such as Delta and Ryanair have also begun to offer discounted flights and vacation packages on Black Friday. less Black Friday is perhaps the single most famous and historically important day of the year for retailers in the US. Major airlines such as Delta and Ryanair have also begun to offer discounted flights and ... more Photo: Kiichiro Sato, AP Black Friday is perhaps the single most famous and historically important day of the year for retailers in the US. Major airlines such as Delta and Ryanair have also begun to offer discounted flights and vacation packages on Black Friday. less Black Friday is perhaps the single most famous and historically important day of the year for retailers … [Read more...] about Airlines are joining in on Black Friday with major flight sales
Buy: Travel dealsWhether it's hotel rooms, ski lift tickets or airfare, you can expect bargains on travel this Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Nov. 26). Check for deals from online travel sites and major airlines. In the past, most of these promotions were available for a very limited time. You'll likely have to book during that window and travel during an allotted period.Skip: Mail-in rebatesIf you want to avoid some of the hassle related to Black Friday shopping, resist deals that require a mail-in rebate. Unless you're disciplined enough to fill out the form and wait to receive the rebate, you could end up paying more than you intended. And even if you do follow through with a rebate, you'll have to shell out a higher price at the register before getting some money back.Always read the fine print; some kitchen appliances, electronics and other popular items may require you to fill out a mail-in rebate to achieve the advertised price. In the past, Kohl's, for example, offered some … [Read more...] about Holding out for Black Friday? A shopper’s guide to what’s worth the wait
Last Updated Nov 30, 2017 4:47 PM EST DALLAS - American Airlines (AAL) is seeking to reassure travelers scheduled to fly in December that the carrier's flights will be ready for departure.A glitch in the computer system American Airlines pilots use to schedule time off raised concerns this week that many planes would lack pilots and other essential personnel. The company said Thursday that only a few hundred of its late December flights remain without pilots scheduled to fly the plane."We have not canceled any scheduled flights in December and will continue to work to ensure both our pilots and our customers are cared for," the carrier said in a statement.American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller said that pilots were picking up extra flights and that the number of unassigned flights was continuing to decrease. He also said the airline had more on-call pilots in December than during other months.The Allied Pilots Association (APA) had said that more than 15,000 American Airlines flights … [Read more...] about American Airlines says it has enough pilots for most holiday flights