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    My sister is in the ICU – can United Airlines keep my money?

My sister is in the ICU – can United Airlines keep my money?

When Patricia McConkey’s sister ends up in the intensive care unit, she has to cancel her cruise. Royal Carribean

Charged an extra $400 for a vacation I can’t take

Ruth Hartmann has to cancel her yoga retreat to Costa Rica after she lands in the hospital. Why is her resort asking her to pay an extra $400 for a vacation she can't take?

Are cruise lines “dumping” their sick passengers?

Fred and Connie Claussen’s honeymoon cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas ended on a tragic note. During the voyage, Fred suffered a massive heart attack. The Serenade’s medical staff treated him and then diverted the ship to St. Kitts, where he was transferred to a hospital.

Airline tells hospitalized passenger “people pretend to be sick all the time”

When Rela Geffen was hospitalized after suffering from congestive heart failure recently, she assumed her airline would take care of her. She was in Georgia on a business trip, but she'd paid an extra $19 for trip interruption insurance on her US Airways tickets.

Case dismissed: Grounded by my doctor — could you refund my ticket?

Basili Alukos spent almost a month in the hospital this summer and his doctor told him he couldn't fly. He had several trips planned, including one on Spirit Airlines.
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