| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If you’re thinking about taking a trip, maybe you’ve seen some offers that sound great. Not so fast. When you try to snag a great airfare online, sometimes it can vanish into thin air. That’s what Consumer Reports’ shopping expert,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:24 PM
(CONSUMER REPORTS) -- If you're thinking about taking a trip, maybe you've seen some offers that sound great. Not so fast. When you try to snag a great airfare online, sometimes it can vanish into thin air.
That's what Consumer Reports shopping expert,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:37 PM
"Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year.
A travel writer on a budget, for one.
I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Winter Holiday Travel: How to get the best deals
PayPal Shopping Specialist Claudia Lombana gives us her tips on how to score the best holiday travel deals, when to purchase and when to fly.
Click here for the exclusive discount from PayPal merchant,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Larry and Evelyn Schechter got married in February 2012, and like any happily married newlyweds, were excited about going on their dream honeymoon, a tour of Italy.
They booked their tour through Trafalgar tours, which included stops in Rome, Florence...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:05 PM
A new Seattle-based tech startup has a novel idea for making travel plans easier. The company, called Utrip, offers a one-stop platform to plan and book vacations.
In a region that already features the Rick Steves travel empire, and online travel giant...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Bob Hope Airport will soon be known as Burbank Bob Hope Airport as part of a new summer ad campaign to drive more passengers to the regional airfield during its peak travel time of the year.
The temporary name change comes as officials respond to airline...
| Apr 10, 2012
Jay Middour's flight to the Bahamas never happens because of a code-sharing disaster. His vacation is ruined and the airline still has his money. Can this trip be saved?
Q: We booked a ticket from Washington to the Bahamas recently through Expedia. It...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Nineteen states have turned down the Obama administration’s invitation to run the new health insurance markets that will begin serving millions of uninsured Americans less than a year from now. That puts a huge task on the feds, a defining challenge...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Do airlines deliberately withhold seats until the last minute to get you to splurge on pricier options?
Along the same lines, do airlines create a false impression that a flight is rapidly selling out so you'll jump on any seat available, no matter...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Expedia Inc. is starting the new year with a break-up, suspending sales of tickets for flights on American Airlines after the two sides were unable to resolve a commercial dispute. Expedia's Saturday announcement is the latest twist in the spat...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of...