8 most popular travel stories of 2008

The votes are in. Here are the most popular posts of 2008, as determined by you, my readers.

1. Stay home! 4 days when you shouldn’t travel — A look at the “B” list of blackout dates for 2008.

2. Banned for life for being too pretty — Can an airline kick you off a flight for being too attractive?

3. Grandmother arrested after refusing to delete JetBlue fight video — Beware of amateur videographers on JetBlue flights.

4. 6 secrets car rental companies don’t want you to know — Psst! Don’t tell anyone.

5. Scammed Southwest customer goes after con artist with nine iron — A golfer gets even with a scam artist.

6. Here’s the video that got grandma detained on JetBlue flight — Grandma has her revenge.

7. Bumping games: how American redefined ‘denied boarding’ — Depends what the definition of “is” is.

8. Illusionist reveals TSA is all smoke and mirrors — Required reading for TSA recruits.

Thank you for your tips, comments and visits in 2008.

Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, journalist and consumer advocate. You can read more about him on his personal website or contact him at chris@elliott.org. Got a question or comment? You can post it on our help forum.

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