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The Travel Troubleshooter
Daily musings from Christopher Elliott.
Will the rash of recent viral videos have a lasting impact on airline regulation?
You’ve been warned! Don’t fall for these scams this summer
We bought trip insurance, so where is our refund for our canceled cruise?
Does any airline offer free seat assignments anymore?
A polite letter and our contacts lead to a positive resolution with Delta
Yes, the airlines do sell refundable tickets. Yes, you should have booked one.
Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?
Beware of the things that could bite you on a plane (and that includes scorpions)
EU’s new rental car rules could be signpost for US
Every traveler’s eternal question: ‘It’s 2017, why don’t we have Wi-Fi on all planes?’
Leave this at home when you go shopping (or you’ll regret it)
Are some travelers still being given free TSA PreCheck?
United we stand, if we’re overbooked you fall
My hotel offered me a reward in exchange for a positive review. Is that the right thing to do?
Another grateful consumer who actually helped herself
What to drive this summer
Whose armrest is it, anyway? The unspoken etiquette of airline, bus and train travel.
Take this shopping: Proven strategies for spending less during sale season
Fistfights and riots open latest chapter in airline service drama
What you need to know about renting and driving a car in Europe
The real reason you can’t use your older son’s airline ticket for your younger son
What does your airline owe you when it cancels your flight?
A crewmember just ordered me off the plane. Do I have to obey?
How to make United Airlines keep its promises
How to tip the airline scales in your favor
Donald Trump is bad for consumers. Here’s why.
Why you should never, ever book your flights this way
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