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Post-holiday travel bargains abound, but are they worth it?

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    A holiday travel survival guide: 5 things you absolutely must know

A holiday travel survival guide: 5 things you absolutely must know

Ask Suzy Bennett how she’s approaching the 2009 holiday travel season, and she’ll tell you she isn’t.

It’s holiday travel time! You heard it here first!

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.

Can’t-miss holiday gifts for the traveler in your life

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.

Holiday travel forecasts: “Cautious optimism” — or billion-dollar bloodbath?

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

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.

Tips for a better holiday trip

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.