How much is that cheap flight really costing you?

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What we’re reading

• How much is that cheap flight really costing you? (Daily Finance)

Courts will treat Asiana passengers differently (Yahoo! News)

Restaurants rethink menus to woo baby boomers (NBC News)

Avis Budget acquires Payless Car Rental for $50 million (AutoNews)

Well-known hazards likely factors in Asiana crash (Airwise)

What we’re writing

A few secrets about asking you probably don’t know (Elliott)

The not-so-entitled traveler — sometime deep discounts limit great service (Consumer Traveler)

In the travel industry, ‘sharing’ companies want their fair share (The Washington Post)

  • flip44

    I don’t see the infamous Spirit Airlines on your “no bargain” list. On a recent flite, at the airport for 8hrs, the flite was cancelled. Rescheduling cost $75, taxi home $45, plus another taxi and parking $45, plus, adding $185 to my bargain ticket.