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Is this enough compensation? Get off the ship now — or cruise to nowhere
Jason Plott was scheduled to sail from Galveston, Tex., for the Western Caribbean earlier this month on Carnival’s Ecstasy. But his cruise wasn’t exactly filled with delight.

Ridiculous or not? Allegiant proposes new airfare that changes before the date of travel
If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What will they think of next?” then here’s one possible answer: How about an airline ticket price that rises or falls with the price of fuel?

Passengers say they don’t want cruise lines to adopt “a la carte” fares
Cruise lines are charting a course similar to airlines, which charge a low base fare and then add optional extras to the price of the ticket, routinely doubling the cost of transportation.

How to survive an “enhanced” TSA pat-down
It happened to me yesterday. I got my first “enhanced” pat-down.

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