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What we’re reading

Watch out for the ‘Change My Address’ scams (NBC News)

Luxury cruise fails surprise health inspection (CNN)

Video of woman falling asleep on fellow airline passenger goes viral (Fox News)

Fashion do’s and don’ts from the TSA (Gadling)

What we’re writing

Working on vacation — technology makes it possible — do you or don’t you? (Consumer Traveler)

Can I get a refund for my stay at the No-Tell Motel? (Elliott)

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At least 78 killed, 131 injured, in Spain train disaster

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What we’re reading

At least 78 killed, 131 injured, in Spain train disaster (Reuters)

Spirit Airlines pokes fun at Weiner, Carlos Danger (USA Today)

TSA flat out denies their agents search your parked cars (Jaunted)

Oahu bans smoking at the beach (CNN)

Bee swarm grounds US Airways plane (Charlotte Observer)

What we’re writing

More airline deception — seating charts that don’t tell the truth (Consumer Traveler)

John Pistole gets his knickers in a twist — again (TSA News)

Nissan dealership won’t honor its warranty on my used car (Elliott)

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Are rental cars unsafe?

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What we’re reading

Are rental cars unsafe? (11 Alive)

My dad dies during Celebrity Cruise excursion; Crew throws out our stuff (Consumerist)

An airport bomber in China becomes an unlikely recipient of online sympathy (Time)

With Carnival Cruises Under Attack, Micky Arison Opens Up (WSJ)

What we’re writing

Most airline fees are variable. Why not change fees? (Consumer Traveler)

Don’t be fooled by fake electronics: 5 tips (Elliott)

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Auto insurers don’t play fair with customers

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What we’re reading

Auto insurers don’t play fair with customers, study finds (NBC News)

Landing gear on Southwest jet collapses at LaGuardia Airport, eight injured (Reuters)

More leisure fliers pay for seats, food, legroom and Wi-Fi (Wall Street Journal)

TSA chief warns of ‘new underwear bomb’ which threatened airline last year and forced agency to rethink all its security procedures (Daily Mail)

Horton shares credit with Arpey for successful American bankruptcy (The Street)

What we’re writing

A scratch on my rental car — and now, a bill from a collection agency (Elliott)

Tagged as a troublemaker by the TSA (TSA News)

Do airlines need to add more humans at the airport? (Consumer Traveler)

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Airlines charge up to 2,600 percent more than supermarkets for food and drink

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What we’re reading

Airlines charge up to 2,600 percent more than supermarkets for food and drink (Telegraph)

Senate bill requires TSA to boost expedited airport screening (The Hill)

In air travel, the have-nots get the bleacher seats (Dallas Morning News)

TSA To Expand PreCheck Eligibility For A Fee (Business Travel News)

Slow pace of Southwest-AirTran merger frustrates fliers (USA Today)

What we’re writing

Hey travelers, how do you trick out your car? (Away is Home)

An unexpected act of kindness from a big airline (Elliott)

Road Trip: My 6 top tips for renting a car (Consumer Traveler)

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