Don’t make financial mistakes which can ruin your vacation, part 1

Purchasing a summer vacation well, by carefully making vacation choices, and reservations is only the beginning of carefully considering vacation financial issues. Ned Levi discusses many of the potential financial mistakes vacationers can make and how to avoid them.
By |March 31st, 2014|Columns|13 Comments|

FAA finally permits gate-to-gate PED use, but continues the phone call ban; whew!

The FAA will now permit the use of portable electronic devices (PEDs) from gate to gate, but is continuing their ban on using them for phone calls while inflight. Ned Levi discusses the new rules for PED use in depth, and the continued ban on passengers using their PEDs to make phone calls while flying.
By |November 4th, 2013|Columns|19 Comments|

Strikes, strikes and more strikes — read to be forewarned

Janice Hough tells readers her secret about learning about possible problems at your destination before you get there. It's so obvious, you'll be embarrassed.
By |December 9th, 2010|Today|0 Comments|

Inexpensive, but valuable travel reading

Most of us carry our own collection of books and magazines, however sometimes we need to buy something new at the airport. Some airport bookstores are better than others when it comes to bestsellers, but my suggestion for a particularly inexpensive reading option is the local newspaper.
By |March 16th, 2009|Today|5 Comments|

With newspapers dying, who will keep an eye on the travel industry?

Two stories caught my eye this weekend: one about the closing of the Rocky Mountain News and another about the death of a House resolution calling for an ethics committee inquiry into the relationship between campaign contributions and earmarks. Newspapers, once the guardian and voice of the public, are dying. Who will keep an eye the travel industry?