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Why privacy is important for travelers

It doesn't take much consideration to realize that the security of your travel data is important, very important.

10 secrets for stretching your dollar in Europe this summer

If travelers follow these rules, they can maximize savings on a dream vacation through Europe for about the same as a visit to a big US city.
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    Anthony Foxx leaves his mark on air travel — for better or worse

Anthony Foxx leaves his mark on air travel — for better or worse

Not quite a year on the job, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is stepping into a regulatory minefield with a proposal Washington insiders refer to as Passenger Protections 3.

Why won’t American Airlines take my money?

I find it odd that American could tell a passenger that the award miles he'd earned as the result of giving his loyalty and business to the airline were somehow worth less than cash, and indeed, are worthless.

Travelers feel the pressure to act now

No one seems to know how the TV in Room 1018 of the Wyndham Avenue Plaza Resort in New Orleans ended up with several long, deep scratches on the screen that made it unwatchable. And if they do, they’re not talking.

What we’re reading: JetBlue pilots vote to join union, airline rankings, what every traveler should pack

JetBlue pilots vote to join union, airline rankings, what every traveler should pack

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.
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Have travelers lost the class war?

Whenever an airline introduces new lie-flat seats for its richest customers or makes its "elite" level more elusive by restructuring its loyalty program, as has been happening lately, it sparks a predictable debate about the growing rift between the "haves" and "have-nots" in travel.
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Let’s bring back good travel manners in 2014

As 2013 draws to a close, you know something is wrong — very wrong — with the way we travel. Expedia's Airplane Etiquette Study, released this month, exposes the many ways we're annoyed. Topping the list: negligent parents, seat kickers and smelly seatmates.

Why are families drowning in travel fees?

The travel industry likes to describe itself as "family friendly." But some customers and family travel experts claim the travel industry preys on families as much as it pampers them, broadsiding these helpless customers with junk fees and surcharges.