I was contacted two weeks ago by a reporter at The Economist who wanted to do a piece on fuel dumping for Gulliver, their business travel column. His email was pretty clear that he didn't want any 3Xs, but rather was looking for insight into how and why it … [Read more...]
Here are all the posts I've ever written on the topic of Fuel Dumping.
Last weekend was one of the worst times to be away from home. Sure, I enjoyed visiting Branson and Table Rock Lake (despite what my tweets may have suggested ;) ), but there were several excellent yet also very transient travel opportunities taking place … [Read more...]
BryanIAH just shared a new mileage "jog" on his blog, mileagerunning.com. At 4.6 cpm, it's not the greatest. We both admit that. But Mexico City sounds like a lot of fun to me, and you can go visit Carlos Slim's new museum. This is one of those cases where you … [Read more...]
This week I’m discussing the basics of fuel dumping. Remember, I’m not going to describe any particular dumps in detail (though I did post an example on Wednesday) so you can go out and book it yourself immediately after you finish reading this. I’m only … [Read more...]
I showed you earlier today how to find and book a 3X. Here is an example of what to look for when you are testing a 3X. First, a screenshot of the candidate fare from Los Angeles to Tokyo: As you can see, there is a very hefty fuel surcharge (YQ) of … [Read more...]
This week I’m discussing the basics of fuel dumping. Remember, I’m not going to describe any particular dumps in detail so you can go out and book it yourself immediately after you finish reading this. I’m only trying to show you how to get started in the game … [Read more...]
You’ll remember last week I discussed my philosophy on fuel dumping and whether or how much of the technique should be shared openly. This week I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to do it yourself. A lot of it can already be found in my posts on … [Read more...]