Christopher Elliott is a nationally syndicated columnist who specializes in solving your travel problems.

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JaniceHoughJanice Hough is a California-based travel agent a travel blogger and part-time comedy writer. A frequent flier herself, she’s been doing battle with airlines, hotels and other travel companies for over three decades.

Besides writing for Consumer Traveler, Janice has a humor blog at Leftcoastsportsbabe.com (Warning, the political and sports humor therein does not represent the views of anyone but herself.) Here are Janice’s columns.


Karen Fawcett is a travel junkie, who when she sees a plane wants to be on it. Karen has written for the Washington Star, Washington Times and USAToday International. For the past twenty-one years, she’s been headquartered in Paris where she heads www.bonjourparis.com. As much as she loves France, her passion is exploring everywhere in the world.

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EHasbrouck-BUEEdward Hasbrouck is a travel journalist, blogger, consumer advocate, and
author of “The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World” and “The
Practical Nomad Guide to the Online Travel Marketplace”.

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Tim Leffel is author of the books Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune and The World’s Cheapest Destinations. He also edits the site Perceptive Travel.

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Charles Leocha is a nationally recognized expert on affordable travel and the publisher of Consumer Traveler. He is the author of Travel Rights and a series of guidebooks covering the USA and Europe. In 2009 he founded the Consumer Travel Alliance which was renamed Travelers United in 2014. During his time with Travelers United, he has testified regularly before Congress and serves on consumer advisory committees with DOT and TSA.

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Ned LeviNed S. Levi has traveled the world as an engineer and business executive. He is the founder of NSL Associates, a Tech Consulting company, as well as a professional photographer, and writes about travel photography in the NSL Photography blog.

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Anita Dunham-Potter is a Pittsburgh-based travel journalist specializing in cruise travel. Anita’s columns have appeared in major newspapers and many Internet outlets, and she is a contributor to Fodor’s Complete Guide to Caribbean Cruises.

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James Wysong has been a flight attendant with an international airline for the past twenty years. He is the author of Flying High with A Frank Steward and The Plane Truth: Shift Happens at 35,000 Feet.

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Peter M. Zollman has been a business traveler for more than 25 years, and has racked up more than four million miles. He’s founder of two consulting groups specializing in interactive media, the Advanced Interactive Media Group and Classified Intelligence.

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