Marriott made travel industry news last week by announcing that starting in January, all members of their Marriott Rewards
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."
The United Mileage Plus "Friends and Family" change that really hurts even for big spenders. They will not be allowed to pass along elite perks with their miles when giving away tickets.
Paddington Bear offers a wonderful hunt for kids those who are children at heart through the streets or London during this holiday season. Don't miss it.
Airlines love big spenders. However, for years, loyal frequent travelers have been able to get nearly the same perks as those who only fly on expensive tickets.