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Vegas hotel + opaque site + resort fee = T-R-O-U-B-L-E

What do you get when you put a Las Vegas hotel, a mandatory resort fee and an opaque Web site together? If you said "trouble," you're absolutely correct.

Full text of SD 1544-09-06 authorizing pat-downs, physical inspections

Since the government has been unresponsive to my requests to clarify its new security measures, I thought it would be best to publish the security directive in its entirety.

TSA orders pat-down of all passengers during boarding

The Transportation Security Administration has ordered airlines to perform a manual pat-down screening of all passengers on inbound international flights, "concentrating on upper legs and torso," according to a memo sent to US Airways employees. The search must be performed by airline personnel during the boarding process, in addition to the regular screening at the checkpoint.

Flying in the snow: 6 lessons for coping with winter-weather delays

Last weekend's blizzard was a warning to air travelers: Winter is only starting, and when bad weather moves in, your flight schedule isn't worth the paper it's printed on.

Two-faced TSA ticks off air travelers: Here’s what you need to know

No wonder we're so confused. The Transportation Security Administration is telling airlines one thing, and it's telling us another.

The unofficial guide to traveling in 2010

Steph Ulyett’s airline ticket should have said “Stephanie” of course, but she’s always gone by Steph, so that’s the name her partner typed into Expedia when he reserved their flights to Chicago.

I canceled my room — where’s my refund?

Elaine Farkas cancels her hotel room in Sedona, Ariz., but her credit card is charged for the night. Now her online travel agency claims she was a "no show" and refuses to refund any of the money. Is Farkas out of luck?