June 2010

Like airlines, car rental companies don’t think twice about changing your rate. Except that they sometimes raise the price after you’ve driven off the lot.

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Where the “over-the-line” shopping comes into play, however, is when bargain hunting takes advantage of other people’s time.

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Two Las Vegas casinos to host fireworks show, new anti-icing rules for new aircraft, 787 test flights resumes

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have joined efforts to remind summer travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries.

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I’m not making this up, folks. American is allowing you to pay a fee to avoid paying a fee.

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While summer may seem like a safer time to travel, there are a number of weather issues that can seriously impact a trip, some on a regular basis. Certain airports seem to have chronic problems.

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Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) is the ranking member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Here is his op-ed regarding the bureaucratic inefficiencies in the TSA. This was initially published in Politico.

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Unions and Delta cleared to vote on representation, UA, CO pilots criticize management for intrangience, cheap hotel room upgrades

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Karen Fawcett lays down the law for house guests who tend to descend during the summer months. She has an apartment in Paris that seems especially desirable for friends plannng a short stay in France’s capital.

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When their child got sick only hours before a big trip, this family not only had travel insurance, they had something that turned out to be a trip saver, the tour operator’s travel waiver-insurance package.

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