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  • Some progress on hotel fee scams -- but no results yet

    Some progress on hotel fee scams -- but no results yet
    "We believe that online hotel reservation sites should include in the quoted total price any unavoidable and mandatory fees, such as resort fees, that consumers will be charged to stay at the hotel. While a hotel reservation site may breakdown the...
  • That's not the ticket credit you promised me

    That's not the ticket credit you promised me
    After a canceled flight, a merged airline and crossed wires with Expedia, Anoop Ramaswamy is the proud owner of a worthless airline ticket. Now what? Q: I booked a round-trip ticket from Buffalo, N.Y., to Chennai, India, on Continental Airlines, just...
  • Coming soon: 'Branded' air tickets

    Coming soon: 'Branded' air tickets
    "Brand" is the latest buzzword in airline pricing. Pioneered by American Airlines, the idea gets high praise from some of the airline marketing mavens. And if it seems to work for American, you can bet other lines will quickly copy: After all, "Me, too"...
  • Seniors on the Go: Low-fare airlines in Europe

    Seniors on the Go: Low-fare airlines in Europe
    On my last trip to Europe, I planned a few days in London, then a week of driving around Switzerland starting at Geneva. My frequent flyer award would not allow a London-Geneva flight link, so I needed some way to get there. I first checked on doing the...
  • For inexpensive car rental, consider FlightCar.com

    The sharing economy speeds past just offering rides, à la Uber and Lyft, to give travelers use of your car. Name: FlightCar.com What it does: Travelers looking for an inexpensive car rental can make arrangements through FlightCar, which arranges car...
  • What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal

    What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal
    Depending on whom you talk to, Travelocity's unexpected announcement last month that it has reached a strategic marketing agreement with longtime rival Expedia will either create a dominant new Internet travel agency, give consumers access to more hotel...
  • Seniors on the Go: Travel in 2013: The hotel scene

    Seniors on the Go: Travel in 2013: The hotel scene
    Honest price advertising will be the main hotel question mark in 2013. As I've reported, the Federal Trade Commission informed big chains that their practice of posting low-ball rates, then adding mandatory "resort" and other fees is deceptive. Instead,...
  • No oceanview room -- and no refund

    No oceanview room -- and no refund
    Mary Fahy pays extra for a nonrefundable oceanview room through Expedia, but when she checks in, she's given quarters overlooking the other side of the property. Is she owed a refund? Q: I recently booked a hotel room for a three-night stay at the...
  • After the storm, who has your refund?

    After the storm, who has your refund?
    The recent superstorm and series of nor'easters that slammed into the East Coast grounded tens of thousands of travelers, including Neil Weiss. Fortunately, most travel companies waived their usual rules, offering those delayed by the storms a refund...
  • Opaque airfares -- but do they work?

    Opaque airfares -- but do they work?
    Add GetGoing.com to the list of "opaque" travel buying websites -- this time, one that specializes in airfares. "Opaque" means you don't find out about the details of the trip until after you make a nonrefundable purchase. The current big opaque players...
  • Cruise agency franchiser sees growth potential in South Florida

    The cruise industry packs a big economic punch in South Florida, home to two of the world's busiest cruise ports — PortMiami (No. 1) and Port Everglades (No. 3). And the second-busiest seaport, Port Canaveral, is just a few hours away by car....
  • IAC to turn Match.com into a separate business

    IAC to turn Match.com into a separate business
    IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet holding company controlled by billionaire Barry Diller, plans to turn its Match dating services into a separate business with its own chairman, setting the stage for a potential spinoff. Greg Blatt, IAC's chief...