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7 consumer secrets from the world’s smartest traveler

Can being a smart traveler make you a better consumer? As the author of How To Be The World's Smartest Traveler, which is being published next month, I can confirm that it does.

How to find the perfect credit card for your trip

Looking for a credit card that travels well? Here are a few tips about what you should avoid. I’ll

Have travelers lost the class war?

Whenever an airline introduces new lie-flat seats for its richest customers or makes its "elite" level more elusive by restructuring its loyalty program, as has been happening lately, it sparks a predictable debate about the growing rift between the "haves" and "have-nots" in travel.

5 tips from the world’s smartest traveler

So you think you're a smart traveler?

Smart travel advice: Let the destination be your guide

Rolf Potts took his first extended trip — an eight-month journey across North America — two decades ago, and he […]

Wireless company failed to deliver modem, then pocketed my money

Klaus Schuller's wireless modem doesn't arrive before his trip to Europe. It doesn't arrive while he's in Europe. Instead, it's waiting for him when he gets home. Why can't he get a refund for a hotspot he never got to use?

There’s more than one way to get there — now that’s “cool” advice

Charles McCool gained his travel smarts the old fashioned way: he picked it up on the road. All of his travels were and self-funded ,so he quickly learned strategies and tactics for saving money, time, and stress on all aspects of travel. He's parlayed that expertise into a book called Winning the Airfare Game, which emphasizes being flexible, resourceful, and assertive -- what he calls "the principles of better travel."