Is a separate, mandatory hotel fee really a fee? A popular Chesapeake Bay Hyatt in Cambridge, Md., claimed it was when the Good News Guy himself recently stayed there to participate in a hosted professional workshop.
Car rental insurance isn’t required. Or is it? If you’re not sure, then you’re one of many confused car renters — a confusion some car rental companies appear to be taking advantage of.
Think you have a choice when you travel? Get outta here.
If you’ve ever found a bargain on a hotel only to discover a few clicks later that the property charged a nonnegotiable “resort fee,” you’re not alone. Last year, 744 properties in the United States added these fees to their guests’ final bills, an astonishing 25 percent increase from 2014.
he Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight.
If you think mandatory resort fees represent the free market at its best, please don’t read this post.
Just a few weeks before Dennis Main’s European riverboat cruise, a disc in his spine ruptured, confining him to a
A new national poll of registered voters shows that 80 percent believe hotels and resorts should be required to include mandatory resort fees in their daily room rates.
Like many resort hotels, the Marriott San Juan Resort and Stellaris Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico, adds a fee
To get an idea of what the hotel bill of the future might look like, take a look at your present bill at the Atlantis in the Bahamas.
The roundtrip airfare from Madison, Wis., to London is a reasonable $305 on American Airlines — until you add taxes, fees and fuel surcharges. Then it’s $691. Delta Air Lines charges $742. Wait, make that $942 after you add in all the mandatory extras. And Lufthansa? $580. I mean, $1,034.