Of all the time spent on an airplane, sitting in seats at the gate waiting for the departure has got to be amongst the worst. Are planes boarding too early?
Bad for passengers. Airlines are looking for ways to force passengers onto their partner airlines. The latest is by refusing to transfer checked bags to other non-alliance airlines.
It's about time. Hyatt Hotels makes it simple — Free WiFi at all Hyatt Hotels, worldwide, period, no matter how or by whom the reservation is booked.
When airlines apply discounts and commissions to airfares, it behooves them to keep the fare low and raise the surcharges. That way they keep more money on discounts and pay less commissions on sales.
New hotel websites featuring last-minute bookings may be making traditional 24 cancellation policies a relic of the past.
Hidden-city tickets has been around for decades. The latest United/Orbitz suit against a website highlighting the savings may end up backfiring and causing more problems for both airlines and passengers trying to game the system.
With baggage fees a given these days, one would think that there should be some minimum level of service for delivery of checked baggage at destinations. Alas, no such rules exist, resulting in random wait-times at baggage carousels.
The best rule is don't purchase airline tickets with tight connections. But, if you must, here are 7 rules that will help travelers make short connections.
One of the worst parts of airline travel has become the boarding process. Around the holidays, the boarding grinches come out in force.
Travel is great, when everything works and sometimes even when everything isn't so perfect. But there are also those days and experiences that go beyond the point of "grin and bear it."