This is why you should not buy jewelry on a cruise!

When should you buy jewelry on a cruise? Well, if you’re Charles Onufer, the answer is never. So how did he end up coming home from his recent Regent cruise with over $9,500 of unwanted gems? Read more “This is why you should not buy jewelry on a cruise!”

You can take your baby on a cruise, but should you?

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to take your baby on a cruise. But as a first-time cruiser, Julie Belben didn’t realize just how complicated it could be to cruise with her baby — until it was too late. Now she has a list of complaints about the experience, and she wants a refund from Royal Caribbean.

But does Royal Caribbean owe her anything? Read more “You can take your baby on a cruise, but should you?”

That was not me smoking marijuana at the Hampton Inn!

Kentrel Thompson was accused of smoking marijuana at the Hampton Inn during a recent visit. According to the hotel, after “Mr. Thompson” left, the room needed to be professionally cleaned to get rid of the marijuana smell.

There are some problems with the accusation: Thompson isn’t a man, and she says she was not smoking anything in her room. Read more “That was not me smoking marijuana at the Hampton Inn!”

This is the reality of flying with a cat — it’s expensive!

Sam Miloro recently found out that flying with a cat can be expensive — even more expensive than his own ticket. And now he wants to know if the Elliott Advocacy team can do anything about this “outrageous” fee. Read more “This is the reality of flying with a cat — it’s expensive!”

Can a host keep your security deposit — no questions asked?

Can a vacation rental owner just keep your security deposit — no questions asked? I recently discovered the answer from one unreasonable VRBO host is, “Yes, I can.”

I have news for her: No, she can’t. Read more “Can a host keep your security deposit — no questions asked?”