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Who’s to blame for this timeshare disaster?

Consumer advocate William Leeper recently accepted a "Mission Impossible" case involving a questionable timeshare purchase in Mexico. What's that? We had you at "timeshare"? But it gets worse. Much worse. I'll let him explain.

“We feel we need a vacation from this vacation”

One of the most memorable trips of my life was seeing Denali National Park years ago when I edited the Alaska pages for Travel Weekly.

Unnatural disaster: What to do when your hotel doesn’t have room

The deadly storms that left large swaths of the East Coast without power just before the Fourth of July holiday provided an uncomfortable lesson to hotel guests like Ken White: Always call to confirm your reservation — especially when the place you’re visiting is reeling from a natural disaster.
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    It’s not the end of the world as we know it — unless you’re traveling

It’s not the end of the world as we know it — unless you’re traveling

I've been thinking about the end a lot lately. Maybe you have, too.

Lessons learned from past holiday meltdowns

You can’t talk about the worst holiday travel experiences without mentioning the movie “Planes, Trains & Automobiles.” The 1987 comedy, starring Steve Martin and John Candy, is about one frazzled business traveler’s struggle to get home in time for Thanksgiving. It’s a textbook holiday travel nightmare, featuring snowstorms, flight diversions and almost every imaginable delay. Art has a way of imitating life.

Unhappy endings: 5 ways to avoid a sad vacation finale

Oh, the terrible things we come home to from vacation. While everyone else seems obsessed with how we will — or won’t — spend our summer, does anyone care what happens when it’s over?
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