Schumer calls out airlines for avoiding comparison shopping by restricting distribution of airfares, finding the best ice cream in America and wearing all your clothes to save baggage fees.
Newspapers are filed with airline articles decrying the rise of airfares while the price of jet fuel is plummeting, the lack of competition and the airline practice of capacity discipline. Here are three stories to start the reading and then the weeping.
Comparison shopping is a four-letter word for airlines. Anytime, a consumers can compare prices of a ticket on Delta, United and American the airlines feel they are losing. And, they are. When they openly publish airfares, the free market can work the way it should.
Senator solicits personal stories and tips from Missouri consumers as she urges the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and end hidden, mandatory “resort fees”
Rental car fees in Europe can have just as many gotcha’s as those in the USA. Be aware of some of the most pervasive fees and rent from a top-notch company.
Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety Would seeing around a truck on a country road make passing it easier? Of course. Now Samsung is making that possible. Samsung says it’s now working to obtain regulatory approval for the deployment of its so-called Safety Truck; however, the idea doesn’t appear economically […]
The Club Sandwich Hotel index reveals a unique identifier of the world’s most expensive hotels when it comes to amenities. The figures provide an overview of how prices are shifting across the planet.
These videos range from a ride in Mercedes’s new driverless car to a long presentation from the Library of Congress about The National Mall and cherry blossoms, and to Holland that play on the theme of Starry Starry Nights to drum up tourism.
he Fourth of July is the biggest holiday in the United States. Parades march down Main Street, picnic baskets overflow, families come together, and in the evening, fireworks light the sky.
This Sunday we deal with the mundane question about how far is a connecting flight at different airports. We also take a look at questions about driverless cars from insurance to ethical decisions. There is plenty to think about.