An Airbnb hacker spent a month in Malaysia using Laura Ward’s name, account and stored credit card. Now, after a failed chargeback, Ward wants to know how this happened and why she’s being held responsible. “This is how I lost $ 1,181 to an Airbnb hacker”
When is a Holiday Inn actually a Rodeway Inn? When you’re booking on TripAdvisor, that’s when. At least that’s what Thomas Burgei discovered when he tried to make a reservation through the site and encountered a TripAdvisor website error that he couldn’t resolve. “This TripAdvisor website error should be easy to fix. It isn’t.”
Franklin Wu just experienced the most bizarre vacation rental problem I’ve ever seen. He prepaid $9,000 for a four-month apartment rental in Switzerland. And although VRBO shared rentals aren’t allowed, suddenly in the middle of the night, the host made it clear she wasn’t leaving. So he did.
But why did VRBO let the host keep his $9,000?
If you can answer “yes” to the eternal question, “Are we there yet?” then you probably need a survival manual for the first day of vacation. The 24 hours after you arrive are among the busiest and most stressful — the unpacking and settling in, the arguing, and the inevitable chaos. “How to survive the first day of your vacation”
It’s T-minus 12 hours before we leave. In some ways, it’s the worst part of the vacation countdown. Everything’s half-done.
Millions of other travelers will experience the same thing this summer in the agonizing hours and minutes before their departure. “These tips will help you survive your vacation countdown”