I’m exploring St. George Island, Fla., this week, a place known for its oysters and solitude (they call this part of Florida the “Forgotten Coast.”) Here’s a little preview of our upcoming reports. The image (above) was taken yesterday at the East Slough in St. George Island State Park. Beautiful, isn’t it?
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• How badly can you get your wires crossed with your travel agent and airline. Hopefully not this badly. But don’t worry — I can fix this one!
• A sad “case dismissed” file from the car rental file. Who put this bump in the bumper — and, more importantly, who gets to pay for it? You won’t like the answer.
• Sticking with the car rental theme, here’s a warning on some of the dirty rotten tricks car rental companies play when you rent from them. Plus, how to avoid them.
And finally, I have a brand-new book page for Scammed, and I hope you’ll drop by to visit. You can download an entire chapter for free, no strings attached. You need this book now, because it will help you be a better consumer — and who doesn’t want to be a better consumer?