MSP Flight Delays & A Friendly Reminder

UPDATE 9:36 PM: Getting close to a cleared runway! MSP’s operations continue to be impacted by today’s snow storm. Our crews are now working to have a runway clear by 10 p.m. — MSP Airport (@mspairport) April 15, 2018  === UPDATE 5:32 PM: They are now hoping to clear runways by 9:00 PM. The blizzard…

We’re In Kauai!

We are back in Kauai for the third time in two years and just finished up a quick hike to Queen’s Bath in Princeville!  Yes, you’re reading that right… THREE TIMES in less than TWO YEARS!  Quick reminder, I’m not rich… but I’ve been using cheap flight deals from Thrifty Traveler Premium to get me here! While I’m…

Announcement: Nicole Joins Thrifty Traveler!

A few weeks ago, I announced that changes were coming with Nonstop Nicole and now I have another exciting update. I am so very thrilled to announce that I am joining the team with my absolute favorite travel site, Thrifty Traveler! I’ve mentioned Thrifty Traveler a few times in previous posts and even had my…

New FREE Offering: “Find Me a Flight Deal!”

A lot of my deals are launched out of Minneapolis and that is due to a fact that that’s where a large base of my following is located.  I don’t want to ignore my current or prospective travel loving followers from other areas so I wanted to throw in this new, FREE and fun offering! Introducing:…

We’re Changing, Say “Hello” to Nonstop Nicole!

It’s been fun as “Nikki Knows Travel” and “Nikki Knows Flights” over the past year, but the name didn’t stick for me (and my ability to post frequently due to life changes and… dun…dun..dun… TRAVEL) so I’ve decided to make a few changes and it starts with my name! Nikki Knows Travel & Flights wasn’t…

[OOPS] I Made a Travel Credit Card Benefit Mistake

Now, as I’ve mentioned before – I am not a Credit Card expert and am not qualified to give any credit card advice, but I do want to send out my story to hopefully prevent you from making the same mistake I did (or a similar one). A different version of this post was shared…

Being on an Oversold Flight Made Me $600

I remember the days when the “O” word was a swear word when it came to travel for me.  As a standby pass traveler, you never wanted to hear the word “oversold” as it meant there was essentially no chance of you getting on the flight unless a large group had a miss-connect. Well, times…

Travel Deals We’ve Taken Advantage Of (and Saved $5,354)

What a lot of people are unaware of is how many deals come up that they could have taken advantage of and how easy it can actually be to find a deal.  M & I have been traveling like quite a bit lately and most of that is due to the great deals we have been able to…

Why Am I Sharing Flight & Travel Deals?

For years, friends have asked me how I got to travel so much and the answer used to be “easy” in the sense that I was able to travel with the benefit of “standby travel.”  As a daughter of an airline employee, I had an extremely wonderful benefit that allowed me to travel the world for…