Don’t look now, but your consumer rights are vanishing.
Donald Trump is good for consumers. And not necessarily in the way you’d think. Undoubtedly without meaning to, the new president has created a class of consumers that will be more enlightened and harder than ever to rip off. If you’re reading this, you may be among them.
After Erik Crow prepays for an upgrade to business class on Airberlin, he finds himself rebooked on Lufthansa in an economy seat — and his luggage goes missing. Can our advocates help him obtain a refund of his upgrade prepayment and reimbursement for his luggage?
What’s an airline ticket? That’s not a trick question. Two major airlines — Delta Air Lines and United Airlines — are quietly challenging our most basic assumptions. Another major carrier is expected to do the same any day now. And passengers, and the government, are pushing back.
How far will a car rental company go to get a customer to buy its highly profitable “optional” insurance policy? If you said, “Too far,” then you must know Cheryl Manzo.
So, you like to ride in the back of the plane? Rubbing elbows with strangers is your thing? Well, can you name all 10 of these economy class cabins?
Prove your knowledge of economy class cabins with our ECONOMY CLASS EXPERT quiz!
Have fun and share this with your friends to see how they do!
Think of it as a cross between musical chairs and a segment on the public radio show “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!”: The gradual seat-shrinking, followed by a game where they see if we’re smart enough to figure out what they’re doing. Or if they’re lying.
Barbara Acosta was duped by United Airlines. When she checked in, she had to upgrade to economy plus seats because economy seats were gone.
Upgrading airline tickets is getting harder and harder, especially for anyone who doesn’t have elite status.
Douglas Bentele thought he lucked out when he scored two business class tickets to Paris for just $1,400 each. But now Priceline has bad news for him: He’s actually sitting in economy class.
College graduates are entering the work force with horrible job prospects, into an economy of stagnating wages, and owing an
The lowly economy-class section is getting an upgrade in 2015. Or a downgrade, depending on your point of view.
When Gloria Brimley booked a flight from Chicago to El Paso on US Airways through Cheaptickets, she thought she was
When it comes to travel, is sharing good for you?