What’s new on Elliott: Guess who wants to start charging for luggage, travel agency sues customer, and 10 questions for travelers


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In this issue. New baggage fees are on the rise. Plus, 10 questions asked by travelers, and flying under the influence of the TSA.

New posts

10 questions most frequently asked by travelers (MSNBC)

Flying under the influence of the TSA: What now? (The Washington Post)

Continental Airlines poaches a frequent flier after Delta drops the ball

Is Southwest Airlines about to start charging for checked luggage?

Palm Coast Travel sues a customer — and me


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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 check out his adventures on his family adventure travel site. Contact him at chris@elliott.org.

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