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 (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 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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FyllisHockmanFyllis Hockman is an award-winning travel journalist who has been traveling and writing for over 25 years — and is still as eager for the next trip as she was for the first. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and the North American Travel Journalists Association — both of which have awarded her fist and second place prizes in their travel writing contests. Her articles appear in newspapers across the country and websites across the internet.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAVictor Block is an award-winning travel journalist who has visited and written about more than 70 countries. He is a guidebook author and his stories have appeared in major newspapers and magazines. He is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and the North American Travel Journalists Association. Vic believes that travel provides a wonderful education, and his love for exploring new destinations and cultures is as great as it was decades ago.

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