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Google will pay if your flight gets cheaper—but there’s a catch

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If you’re scrambling to squeeze in a last-minute vacation, Google is doing its part to help you out.  

This week, the tech giant is adding a tool that will show you the price history of some flights (but not all) and let you know if they think the price of the flight will go up or has likely gotten as low as it’ll get. This is in addition to their existing tool that compares current fares to typical fares for a particular route. 

A snapshot of the price history for a roundtrip flight in October between New York-JFK and Los Angeles-LAX on JetBlue.

A snapshot of the price history for a roundtrip flight in…

Uber and Lyft trips just got more expensive in NYC. Here’s why.

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 Ordering an Uber or Lyft in New York City just got pricier. 

Back in August, the city council voted on a minimum rate for independent contractors driving for ride-hailing apps such as Uber, Lyft, Via, and Juno. The new city law is supposed to guarantee drivers a rate of $17.22 per hour after expenses, which supporters say is a livable wage.

Now, the time has come for those new rates to kick in. With the higher pay, Uber says riders should expect to see higher fares. A new surcharge to…

Uber and Lyft trips just got more expensive in NYC. Here’s why.

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 Ordering an Uber or Lyft in New York City just got pricier. 

Back in August, the city council voted on a minimum rate for independent contractors driving for ride-hailing apps such as Uber, Lyft, Via, and Juno. The new city law is supposed to guarantee drivers a rate of $17.22 per hour after expenses, which supporters say is a livable wage.

Now, the time has come for those new rates to kick in. With the higher pay, Uber says riders should expect to see higher fares. A new surcharge to…

Uber and Lyft trips just got more expensive in NYC. Here’s why.

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 Ordering an Uber or Lyft in New York City just got pricier. 

Back in August, the city council voted on a minimum rate for independent contractors driving for ride-hailing apps such as Uber, Lyft, Via, and Juno. The new city law is supposed to guarantee drivers a rate of $17.22 per hour after expenses, which supporters say is a livable wage.

Now, the time has come for those new rates to kick in. With the higher pay, Uber says riders should expect to see higher fares. A new surcharge to…

Uber and Lyft trips just got more expensive in NYC. Here’s why.

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 Ordering an Uber or Lyft in New York City just got pricier. 

Back in August, the city council voted on a minimum rate for independent contractors driving for ride-hailing apps such as Uber, Lyft, Via, and Juno. The new city law is supposed to guarantee drivers a rate of $17.22 per hour after expenses, which supporters say is a livable wage.

Now, the time has come for those new rates to kick in. With the higher pay, Uber says riders should expect to see higher fares. A new surcharge to…

Curse you, people who landed $16,000 first class seats for $1,100

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While we toil on travel sites looking to save a couple of bucks on a squishy flight, spare a thought (or your jealousy) for these people who snagged the travel deal of a lifetime.

Cathay Pacific sold premium business and first-class tickets from the U.S. to Vietnam for a fraction of the price, thanks to an error on the airline’s website.

Spotted by travel bloggers on New Year’s Eve, return first class fares…

Curse you, people who landed $16,000 first class seats for $1,100

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While we toil on travel sites looking to save a couple of bucks on a squishy flight, spare a thought (or your jealousy) for these people who snagged the travel deal of a lifetime.

Cathay Pacific sold premium business and first-class tickets from the U.S. to Vietnam for a fraction of the price, thanks to an error on the airline’s website.

Spotted by travel bloggers on New Year’s Eve, return first class fares…

Curse you, people who landed $16,000 first class seats for $675

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While we toil on travel sites looking to save a couple of bucks on a squishy flight, spare a thought (or your jealousy) for these people who snagged the travel deal of a lifetime.

Cathay Pacific sold premium business and first-class tickets from the U.S. to Vietnam for a fraction of the price, thanks to an error on the airline’s website.

Spotted by travel bloggers on New Year’s Eve, return first class fares…

Curse you, people who landed $16,000 first class seats for $675

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While we toil on travel sites looking to save a couple of bucks on a squishy flight, spare a thought (or your jealousy) for these people who snagged the travel deal of a lifetime.

Cathay Pacific sold premium business and first-class tickets from the U.S. to Vietnam for a fraction of the price, thanks to an error on the airline’s website.

Spotted by travel bloggers on New Year’s Eve, return first class fares…

‘Queer Eye’ Season 2 will strive to be more inclusive

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Netflix’s Queer Eye is the gift that keeps on giving. A new video from Entertainment Tonight teases the upcoming second season, in which Karamo Brown says women and trans people will be part of future episodes.

ET noted that it’s pride month, which includes the entire LGBTQ+ spectrum. It’s a segment of American society that continues to be underrepresented in movies, but fares slightly better on TV. This…