Like a lot of other travelers, Tom Brollini was just looking for a bargain when he clicked on the Cruises Only website a few weeks ago.
When Barbara Baksa changed her United Airlines tickets, she assumed the upgrade to Economy Plus would transfer to the next flight. Wrong.
Think this is bad? It could get worse. Much worse.
Conventional wisdom says that during a recession, you cut, cut, cut your way back to profitability. That includes slashing resources devoted to customer service. But some hotels are going against the grain.
Kids in first class. Should we or shouldn’t we? And if so, when? Allow me to state my completely unbiased opinion right up front. No. We should not. At least not mine. Here's why.
Why can't airlines make money? No, it's not high fuel prices (otherwise, most of Europe's airlines would have gone belly-up long ago). Bad management? Maybe. Then again, it could just be a lack of common sense.
What's it like on the other side of the car rental counter? The answer may surprise you. I've been corresponding with a former car rental employee, and he's shared some remarkable insights into the business that might help you make a more informed decision the next time you rent a car.