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How do I dispute a credit card charge on a travel purchase?

Your credit card may protect you against fraudulent travel purchases. Here’s how.

Is it safe to wire money to a travel company?

Many travel businesses offer discounts if you pay by wiring cash. But should you? Here’s my take.

Are e-checks a safe way to pay for travel?

As she paged through Viking River Cruises’ glossy brochure one recent afternoon, Diane Moskal noticed a new way to save money: If she booked the Waterways of the Tsars itinerary sailing from Moscow to St. Petersburg with something called an e-check, the cruise line promised to knock $100 off the fare.

Something’s still “phishy” about vacation rentals

If you think the words “vacation rental” and “phishing” are all but synonymous, you’re not alone. Just talk to Ann Schutte, who recently found a rental villa with a “million-dollar” view in Sedona, Ariz., through the rental Web site VRBO.com.

Hey, where’s that refund on my all-inclusive vacation?

Matthew Del Bontago finds a better price on his seven-day, all-inclusive vacation and cancels his initial reservation. But more than eight weeks later there's no refund. What's taking so long?

Is this discount airline ticket a lost cause?

Carole Brown’s airline ticket — or lack of a ticket — is probably a lost cause. But this being Monday, when I present a borderline case, I’m not 100 percent certain of it.

How to be a travel blogger: And now, a few words about money

Let's talk about money.