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    Three steps towards more, better, safer train travel in America

Three steps towards more, better, safer train travel in America

A better, faster, and safer rail system can be created through better funding, loans and a restructured insurance program. Our system needs new equipment and more attention.

Benefits of Open Skies Agreements

Travelers United has been steadfast in our belief that airline consumers need a free market that will ultimately work to the passengers’ benefit. Open Skies does just that.
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    Senate rattles the airlines’ personal airfares and privacy plans

Senate rattles the airlines’ personal airfares and privacy plans

Senate leaders have questioned the DOT response to personalized pricing from a privacy point of view. This supports a long-time effort by Travelers United.

Geopolitical changes and Open Skies agreements

It is not subsidies that are driving the growth of Gulf carriers, it is the shift in the economic center of the world. Southern Asia and southern Africa have the planet's fastest growing middle class.
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    The death of a customer doesn’t guarantee survivors a refund

The death of a customer doesn’t guarantee survivors a refund

Sometimes, even death can't get passengers out of cancellation fees. If you are planning to die, some say, "Buy insurance."

Are shrinking airline seats unsafe and unhealthy, too?

As the space between one airline seat and the seat behind it continues to get smaller and smaller, and

What to do about misleading hotel resort fees

Hotels like to compare their mandatory daily surcharges to airline fees, but the truth is, they’re nothing like them.

How cruise lines are quietly draining away your rights

The cruise industry is at it again.

Earlier this year, the United States Coast Guard quietly issued proposed new regulations

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TSA, airline elites and paying for PreCheck

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created, the designated control of the checkpoints ended up having profound consequences.

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    Why the Expedia/Orbitz/Travelocity union is good for consumers

Why the Expedia/Orbitz/Travelocity union is good for consumers

With most mergers, consumers lose. However, with the latest merger in the online travel industry between Expedia, Travelocity and

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