December 2012

Ned Levi has four new year’s resolutions for travelers which can enhance their sojourns. Ned wishes everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

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AA/USAir merger may happen in January, New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong, Cars Land will be in Pasadena Rose Bowl Parade

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From planes to hotels to rental cars, here are issues that have different facets. Is using a cell phone on flights heaven or hell? How much can hotels deduct from their room rates in their drive toward a la carte prices? When do you need rental-car collision damage waiver?

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Here are the 12 top columns from this past year in terms of pageviews. Many of these columns were written over the past few years, but they show what is important to travelers today and display where ConsumerTraveler.com performs an appreciated service for travelers.

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Once upon a time, code-sharing was used to link mainline carriers with their regional airline networks. It started as a way to mislead consumers into thinking that the airline taking them from airport to airport was the same company.

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A380 landing at San Francisco, falling foods for New Year’s Eve, Southwest jet goes off taxiway

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Here are four items that frequent travelers should potentially add to their end-or-year housekeeping list.

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Crandall’s view on merger, TSA laughing at body images, hangover recovery

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My first Boxing Day

by James Wysong on December 26, 2012

For years, one of our most popular contributors was James Wysong, a flight attendant and the author of Flying High with A Frank Steward. Here is a story he posted in 2006 about celebrating his first Boxing Day in London. Enjoy and Happy Boxing Day.

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Hawaii is a challenge for travel agents, Ryanair voted worst airline, Las Vegas Air may launch in 2013

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