Why the awfulness of airlines is an opportunity for trains and buses

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What we’re reading

The Awfulness of Airlines Is an Opening for Trains and Buses (Time)

Woman arrested after holding onto three-day car rental for six months (NJ.com)

Hotel rates tumble in Egypt and Turkey (The Telegraph)

How to Ask for What You Want (Mint.com)

What we’re writing

Would you let this tween travel alone? (Away is Home)

How reservation agents can sabotage their own hotel (Consumer Traveler)

They renamed the hotel and canceled my reservation (Elliott)

A canceled wedding causes an existential crisis (Elliott)

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Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, journalist and consumer advocate. You can read more about him on his personal website or contact him at chris@elliott.org. Got a question or comment? You can post it on our help forum.

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