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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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