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Coming — ConsumerTraveler.com is merging with TravelersUnited.org

Coming soon — ConsumerTraveler.com will be merged with TravelersUnited.org. The weekly newsletters will be cobranded and the daily newsletters will begin taking subscribers to TravelersUnited.org. Our policy blog will merge with travel tips and destination information.


Unaccompanied minor airline rules, Pickpockets in Europe,

Unaccompanied minors flying: What you need to know Airline unaccompanied minor rules are getting more and more complex and differ from airline to airline. The costs and consequences of these differences are enormous, especially during problems with weather and flight cancellations. Consider the following comparison (all fees based on one-way travel, per child): Alaska: $25; […]


Newsletter — January 24, 2016

A collection of stories from ConsumerTraveler.com and TravelersUnited.org covering travel topics from the previous week.


Newsletter – January 17, 2016

A wrap-up of the last week on TravelersUnited.org and ConsumerTraveler.com covering travel tips and travel policy issues in Washington.


Newsletter – December 20, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Christmas savings, Your compensation from airlines, Being a Grinch when boarding, Vision for UAVs in US airspace, and more… Thanks to Travelers United, travelers DO have rights. Compensation for denied boarding and lost luggage […]


Newsletter – December 13, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: False hotel advertising and the FTC, Traffic tickets in Europe, Confirming hotel reservations, Holiday traveler gift guide, and more… Caution: Many hotel prices are not what they seem to be. You may think you’re […]


Newsletter – December 6, 2015

Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Expert travel tips, Highway bill, Cruise industry’s profits, Europe Infographic, Tips on getting thrown off a flight, and more… ‘Tis the season to be jolly…and delayed at the airport. Tom Spagnola, Senior Vice President […]