Everything you've heard about Dead Week may be dead wrong.
Ask Suzy Bennett how she’s approaching the 2009 holiday travel season, and she’ll tell you she isn’t.
Take your car in for a tuneup. Give yourself extra time if you're flying. Oh, and it's going to be one for the record books.
Like a tie for dad, a kitchen appliance for mom, or socks for the kids, there’s no shortage of holiday gift clichés for travelers. Wheeled luggage, ticket holders and inflatable pillows come to mind.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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.
Here are three tips for a better holiday trip. How to save money on lodging, have a sane flight, and pay less for your trip.