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What kind of coverage should my card have?

Credit cards come with all kinds of bells and whistles. Here are the ones you should have if you

The unsettling truth about travel insurance

CSA Travel Protection’s Web site promises that its policyholders can “travel with confidence,” so when Norma Tarrow’s flight from New York to San Francisco was canceled after the recent Asiana Airlines crash landing, she felt protected, she says.

Charged for insurance I never wanted — or needed

Jenny Tran discovers a mysterious $260 charge on her credit card and discovers she’s been charged for optional car rental insurance she never wanted, or needed. Can she get a refund?

Is JetBlue scaring passengers into buying travel insurance?

If you're a frequent flier, maybe you've already been roughed up by an airline, rhetorically speaking. I try to stay away from planes myself. I fly very infrequently and I book airline tickets even less.

“What should I have done in this situation?”

The car rental insurance scam is a fairly well-known "gotcha" for international renters, and it's a trap Doreen Murphy believes she walked right into when she rented a car from Budget in Northern Ireland recently.

Forced to buy car rental insurance that didn’t cover her

From time to time, a case comes across my desk that gets me turned upside-down, because it doesn’t make sense […]

Is mandatory car rental insurance a “bait and switch” scheme?

When Michael Kestan rented a car in Israel through Expedia, he went through all the steps necessary to ensure he […]