Tag: Pricing Tips

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

You’ve probably seen the promotions: used rental cars, low prices, big savings. “That low price can be attractive, and most rental companies do maintain their vehicles. But you still have to be a savvy consumer,” said Jon Linkov, Consumer Reports Auto Editor. Rental cars can rack up substantial miles. Hertz, Avis and Enterprise show mileage […]

Southwest Switching to Dynamic Pricing for EarlyBird CheckIn | The Points Guy

Southwest Switching to Dynamic Pricing for EarlyBird CheckIn | The Points Guy

If you’re not a fan of checking in for your Southwest flight right at 24 hours prior to departure, Southwest offers a service called EarlyBird Check In that automatically checks you into your flight at 36 hours to departure. This ensures that you get the best possible boarding position — meaning a better seat selection — without […]

Chinese Low-cost Airlines Eye Growth Amid Stiff Competition | Aviation International News

Chinese Low-cost Airlines Eye Growth Amid Stiff Competition | Aviation International News

Budget carriers compete with each other through pricing strategy. For instance, Spring Airlines, serving 130 routes with 80 airplanes, offers a promo fare equivalent to $15.50 for its Shanghai-Bangkok route. All of the LCCs target the growing middle class, estimated at 200 million people. Also, they face tough competition from the full-service airlines, as their […]

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

Many of us this summer will fly off on holiday for a well-deserved break. It’s more than likely that you spent hours on the internet researching flight deals, trying to figure out an airfare pricing system that seems completely random. Fees appear to fluctuate without reason and longer flights aren’t always more expensive than shorter […]

3 Small Marketing Changes to Make a Big Difference in Your SaaS Business [Video] | Entrepreneur

3 Small Marketing Changes to Make a Big Difference in Your SaaS Business [Video] | Entrepreneur

When marketing a SaaS product, there are few tips that will help you hit the ground running. For Entrepreneur Network partner Eric Siu, the first step is thinking about customer development. Customer development involves mostly reaching out to your customers and listening to what they are talking about. This can be partially listening to individual concerns […]

Ibiza Virgins’ Guide: clubbing on Ibiza on a budget | Ibiza Spotlight

Ibiza Virgins’ Guide: clubbing on Ibiza on a budget | Ibiza Spotlight

Ibiza may seem like an expensive place to the inexperienced eye and it’s easy to see why. Nightclub entry ticket prices are not exactly inexpensive. Many hotels cost more than the average monthly mortgage repayment. Thinking of buying a round of drinks in a super-club? Good one. But don’t despair. Although this magical island seems […]

Revealed: The billions airlines make in extra charges | NewstalkZB

Revealed: The billions airlines make in extra charges | NewstalkZB

Some airlines are making nearly half their income from ancillary revenue rather than ticket sales. One ultra-low-cost carrier in the United States makes 47 per cent out of ”dynamic pricing” of seats, bags and bundled offers, according to new research. The top 10 ancillary earners among all airlines made $29.7 billion (NZ$43b) last year, 13 […]

Will price tracking win the travel management war? | Business Travel iQ

Will price tracking win the travel management war? | Business Travel iQ

Business travel management is like the frontline of a battle between two very well-matched adversaries. Although many people like to portray the interaction between travel buyers and suppliers as a friendlier type of encounter, the reality is that both sides are engaged in a long-term war, with both keen to get the best deal financially. […]

Drivers Can Get Cheap Car Insurance Quotes And Save Money | Benzinga

Drivers Can Get Cheap Car Insurance Quotes And Save Money | Benzinga

Car insurance companies have their own rules regarding clients’ classifications and costs. Furthermore, many companies use price optimization in order to slowly increase the costs over time. This means that the offer the client thought it was the best last 2-3 years ago, may now be really expensive. And other offers, much better, have appeared […]

How You Can Out-Hack The Airlines | WDTN

How You Can Out-Hack The Airlines | WDTN

Often, you can’t choose a seat assignment or pay for upgrades such as a seat with extra legroom. “The best thing you can do,” advises Norcross, “is pack light and maybe expect to sit next to the bathroom.” And if it seems like ticket prices fluctuate by the minute, they can! Similar to Uber’s “Surge […]