Should the babies in business class get priority bassinets?

Even though Kim Centrone made arrangements for Lufthansa to provide a bassinet for her baby on a recent flight from […]

What’s so wrong about travel “hacking”?

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Should I book my next trip directly?

From airlines to hotels, travel companies are trying to persuade you to book directly. There are benefits to that — […]

Do I deserve a refund for this Sicilian vacation rental?

What makes Sylvia Guarino’s case interesting isn’t that she had a disappointing stay at a vacation rental she booked through […]

The travel industry cracks down on smokers

Landra Osmus doesn’t smoke. So when she checked out of the Comfort Suites at Sabino Canyon in Tucson, Ariz., recently, […]

Warning! These “free” travel offers can really cost you

The travel industry is infatuated with the word “free,” and face it, so are travelers. Don’t believe me? Then feel […]

When should I apply for a passport?

When is the best time to apply for a passport? How about a passport renewal? Here’s the answer.