Something about the $667 repair bill that Enterprise Rent-a-Car recently sent Jerry Bitting looked suspicious to him. The car didn’t look the same and the photos were taken long after he had returned the automobile. Was he being charged for someone else’s damage to the car?
Last week, I discussed what “expedition cruising” is all about, and whether it’s the right kind of travel for you. This week Ned Levi has nine tips for your consideration, to use when choosing and going on expedition cruises.
Believe it or not, President Obama wants to increase, immediately, the airport security tax from $2.50 per one-way airline ticket to $5. Later, he wants to ramp the tax to $7.50 per one-way ticket or $15 per round trip.
Many travelers worry about increasing travel industry consolidation. Headlines trumpet airlines merging, but less heralded is the emerging corporate mix in the rental car sphere.
You’ve decided to take a vacation or a trip with someone other than a significant other or your dearest friend. What types of questions do you need to ask before taking the leap? We’ve listed some but there are so many more. Please post the ones we’ve forgotten.
These days, unless you want to pay big bucks, there are very few flexible airfares. And hotels are routinely moving their cancellation deadlines to 24 or 48 hours in advance to avoid billing.
There seems to be one phrase that is on all of our minds lately. “In this economy” appears to be hijacking our personal lives, businesses and certainly hindering our annual travel dreams.
Car rental companies love optional added equipment. Sometimes it’s a cool new gadget like a GPS, sometimes it’s practical like a ski-rack or car seat, but in almost every case it rings in as extra revenue. Now, Budget adds “Flicks to Go.”
In a year when car rental companies are downsizing fleets, many airports are nearly sold out of cars during peak periods, and many travelers will get unpleasant surprises when trying to rent cars during the holidays.
U.S. airlines are going into crisis mode as oil prices hit an all-time peak of $119.90 a barrel on Tuesday.