What’s new on Elliott: A la carte anarchy, flying in the snow and trouble with resort fees

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In this issue. Avoiding a la carte anarchy. Plus, more on the new TSA restrictions and how to get your travel insurance company to say “yes.”

(Note: some of the older posts about the TSA’s new rules have already been revised. I’ll be posting the latest information on my site soon.)

New posts

5 easy ways to avoid a la carte anarchy (MSNBC)

Tips on traveling in bad weather (The Washington Post)

Travel insurance claim denied, denied, denied — oh, never mind!

Vegas hotel + opaque site + resort fee = T-R-O-U-B-L-E

Full text of SD 1544-09-06 authorizing pat-downs, physical inspections

TSA orders pat-down of all passengers during boarding

Two-faced TSA ticks off air travelers: Here’s what you need to know

I canceled my room — where’s my refund?

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Christopher Elliott

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