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In this issue. Upgrade your next vacation. Plus, airfares that vanish in a click and Palm Coast’s claims.

New posts

Four secrets for upgrading your next vacation (MSNBC)

Hawaii returns to normal after tsunami scare (MSNBC)

The low airfare that vanishes in a click (The Washington Post)

Veteran frequent flier stripped of 46,000 AAdvantage miles — are they gone forever?

Internal report shows Palm Coast Travel had $27,787 in outstanding travel insurance claims

Losing my faith on Shamu’s first weekend back on the job

Is my hotel’s lost star a lost cause?

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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. Read more of Christopher's articles here.

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