Posted by: sforshner | June 3, 2008

it costs about $45 to fill the tank of my toyota corolla

As I have unfortunately, and until now subconsciously, begun to sacrifice lunch/coffee breaks and meeting up with friends to eliminate my time on the road, let alone get away for the weekend, the airlines are making pretty dramatic changes. Today the Globe  reported that Delta Air Lines Inc. will stop offering its daily flight between Boston and Los Angeles on Aug. 19 as record-high fuel prices force carriers to reexamine the viability of gas-guzzling nonstop transcontinental routes.

But, Smarter Travel editors will be blogging about an affordable and fuel-friendly escape for every U.S. state each day. Maybe the money I don’t spend on that mid-afternoon coffee will justify such a getaway some time in August.



  1. […] being said, high gas prices and soaring airline fees have provided the opportunity for this type of travel to be all packaged […]

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