A website has surfaced that finally takes a lot of time out of planning your own travel. TripAdvisor has been around for a while, but it's taken on a new life of its own after unveiling a very cool trick: calculating all your additional fees for you and showing you the real price of a plane ticket while searching online.
I gave it a whirl and planned a test trip from Dallas/Fort Worth to Tokyo and TripAdvisor came back with $610 for the cheapest flight. After clicking that flight, I was taken directly to the American Airlines website with an open reservation awaiting confirmation.
The real price? $609 after fees and taxes. Pretty impressive.
Read more about the site at the New York Times.