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What is a Buddy Pass?

A buddy pass is like a golden ticket offered by airlines to their employees. It lets the airline employee hook up their friends and family with discounted standby travel tickets. Basically, it allows you to fly for way less or sometimes even free, depending on how generous the airline is. It’s a sweet deal that offers flexibility and saves serious cash for those who have friends at airlines.

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Lost Baggage: How to Handle Travel Mishaps

Amidst the thrill of jet-setting off on a trip or holiday, one thing that can really throw a wrench in your plans is lost baggage. In this blog post, we're diving into the world of lost baggage and giving you the lowdown on how to handle it like a boss.

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Adventurous, Relaxing, or Both: Tips for Planning Your Non-Rev Trips

Non-rev travel can be both stressful and rewarding, offering the freedom to jet off to Tokyo for specialty KitKats or dine in London with friends at a favorite restaurant for free (or nearly free and often in style). Having traveled to 64 countries and all 50 U.S. states, here are Jez’s tips for crafting memorable, relaxing, or both types of non-rev trips.

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StaffTraveler’s Fair Refund Policy: Get Your Credits Back When Plans Change

At StaffTraveler, we get that life can throw curveballs. You can make a mistake, or circumstances can change. So maybe you might need an update on the loads or a credit refund. We strive to be fair and ensure you never use more credits than necessary. To smoothen your non-rev journey, we'll either reopen your request for free or refund your credits in certain cases. Here’s the lowdown on when and how we do it.

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7 Tips to Master Your Packing Game

Do you want to take your packing skills to the next level? Whether you're a seasoned traveler or gearing up for your first non-rev adventure, mastering the art of packing can make all the difference in your journey. Here are some insider tips to help you pack like a pro:

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How to Fly Non-Rev with Kids

Traveling non-rev with kids can be an exciting adventure, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. Being prepared can make all the difference in ensuring a smooth and enjoyable trip. That’s why @jetsettingbees created a guide on how to fly Non-Rev with your little ones. In this guide, you will find some essential tips to keep in mind when flying non-rev with your kids.

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Introducing the Global StaffTraveler eSIM

Welcome to the future of global connectivity, brought to you by StaffTraveler in partnership with Voye. We're excited to present a world where staying connected across the globe is incredibly easy and affordable. StaffTraveler eSIM is your gateway to seamless global roaming services, designed exclusively for those who love to explore the world without borders.

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Non-Rev Travel Hacks: 9 Insider Tips from Airline Employees

Do you want to breeze through non-rev travel like a pro? On Instagram, we’ve asked for your tips and hacks, and we've rounded up some game-changing tips from the savvy travelers in our community. We've got everything you need to know.

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Spanish and French Information Now Available on the StaffTraveler Blog

Big news! Spanish information is now available on the StaffTraveler blog! 🇪🇸 🎉 Making non-rev travel easier for everyone! Just tap the globe icon on the blog to switch languages. We're all about serving you better!

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A Love Story from the Sky

Love knows no bounds, not even the confines of airport terminals and airplane cabins. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we've explored the enchanting realm of love stories that blossomed amidst the hustle of airports and the adventure of non-rev travel, showcasing our favorite story here.

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding ‘Sellable Seats’

Uncover the mysteries behind 'Sellable Seats' for non-rev travelers in this insightful article. Learn why discrepancies in load reports versus MyIDTravel and airline websites may not be errors but rather a deeper understanding of the world of 'sellable seats'—a must-read for those navigating the nuances of standby travel.

Meet Casey: Your Trusted AI Travel Chatbot

AI Chatbot Casey is bringing a lot of knowledge about aviation and a treasure trove of fun facts. It has the passion of a seasoned aviator blended with the approachability of a trusted friend. Whether you're seeking tips, need guidance on non-rev travel, or simply want some interesting aviation trivia, Casey has you covered.

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Improving the Non-Rev Ticketing Experience

It's time to revamp the non-rev ticketing experience! How would a 5-star booking platform for non-rev travellers look like?

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Your Guide to Balloon Cities and Hub Connections

Standby travel—it’s the thrill of spontaneity blended with exploration, an adventure you embrace wholeheartedly. But have you tapped into the wonder of "balloon cities" and hub connections? Let’s dive into this insider scoop to enhance your standby game!

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How to Respond to Flight Load Requests on StaffTraveler

Learn how to respond to load requests on StaffTraveler and earn credits for your own load requests!

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The Ultimate Guide to Non-Rev Travel for Airline Employees

Welcome to the world of non-rev travel, one of the most exciting perks that come with being part of the airline industry. This comprehensive guide will provide you with all the insights you need to make the most of your non-rev travel experiences.