DOJ subpoenas airlines over keeping ticket prices high The US Department of Justice subpoenaed several major airlines due to the possibility of unlawful collusion. At issue is whether different airlines are coordinating to keep capacity — the number of seats available on planes — stable, having the effect of keeping ticket prices high. How the […]
Celebrity Cruises to go mainly with bundle pricing Celebrity Cruises will be rolling out a new pricing structure effective July 6. The new system builds on Celebrity’s 123Go! promotion, which offers a menu of perquisites, such as free gratuities, beverage packages or an onboard spending credit. The pricing structure, to be called Go!Big, Go!Better, Go!Best, […]
Airlines say code sharing alliances are necessary to offer passengers more routes and services. But air carriers in code share agreements are also granted antitrust exemption by the government, which allows them to keep fares on certain routes higher and limit choices, critics claim.
8 great airports for beer enthusiasts If beer is your beverage of choice and you happen to be at these airports, make sure you stop by and get a drink. 1. Tampa International Airport: Cigar City Brewing, Terminal C Cigar City is a true gem of the Tampa Bay area, and its offerings at the […]
Janice Hough provides a list of seven valuable considerations when purchasing travel insurance. Reading them now and dealing with policies prior to departure helps should trouble arise.
If you’re traveling in the US on its Independence Day, July 4th, Ned Levi has some great tips for photographing fireworks on your digital camera like a pro.
Cutting it too close on fuel, Delta diverts to general aviation airport for emergency landing. Solitary hotel for getting away from it all. Flying for the wine.
Here is a collection of the most-read stories from ConsumerTraveler.com and TravelersUnited.org from this week. Read ’em and learn something to make travel better.
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.
In Gilroy, California, people line up to purchase watermelon, ice cream and chocolate, all of which are laced with fresh, pungent garlic. In an area of Wisconsin where pioneers and Native Americans once faced off, men and women vie to see who can throw a “cow chip” furthest. Underwater divers off Florida’s Looe Key are serenaded by sounds ranging from a song sung by the Beatles to the high-pitched call made by humpback whales.