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Newsletter – June 13, 2015

A collection of Travelers United and Consumer Travel Alliance stories from the past week. We covered the proposed carry-on luggage downsizing, the TSA fiasco during its effectiveness testing, travelers losing with a travel agent fee and Washington doing little for passengers.


Newsletter – June 6, 2015

The best of ConsumerTraveler.com from the week of May 31. Pushing the FAA, cruise line rule makings, running late for flights and air travel myths.


Newsletter – May 31, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Longwood Gardens, Road trips around the world, Hotel WiFi, Gov’t fees and taxes, Congress betraying travelers and more… We have a lot great information for you this week across the travel spectrum.  Take a […]


Newsletter – May 24, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: The Balkans, Inflight products, Hotel reservations, Safer train travel, Travel agents vs Southwest This past week, we saw more articles about trains than we did about planes. This newsletter features two articles,written by Ned Levi and Malcolm […]


Newsletter — May 17, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Road rage report, Headlight limitations, Benefits of Open Skies agreements, Pictures on planes, Seat surcharges, Cruising in Venice Texters, tailgaters, left-lane hogs. Those are only three of the many driving habits that cause road rage. […]


Newsletter – May 10, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Personalized air fares, Miami, Avis’ extra charge, Mileage upgrades, Squeezed on planes It was talked about back in 2010, and it’s still talked about in 2015: the personalization of airfares. Recently, a group of senators […]


Newsletter – May 3, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Geopolitical changes and Open Skies agreements, Affordable hotel in San Francisco, Death vs refunds, and more… The Big Three U.S. carriers are scared. So scared that they feel the need to scare the public by […]


Newsletter – April 26, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Amtrak’s Cardinal, Consumer complaints, Choosing a motel, Cruise regulations and more… This past week, we had all sorts of interesting articles about planes, trains and…cruises! There is never a shortage of stories from the travel […]


Newsletter – April 19, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Shrinking airlines seats, Misleading hotel resort fees, Habits of happy travelers and more… Are airline seats shrinking? Are passengers getting larger? Is the space on planes inciting rage? Yes, yes and yes. Charlie Leocha […]


Newsletter – April 12, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Solutions for car rental problems, Cruise lines draining your rights, TSA/Airline elites, Bus companies Many issues with car rentals can be resolved before they become problems, like confirming your itinerary and taking pictures of […]