My flight was on time. How did I arrive on the wrong day?!

Evan Hunt recently made an embarrassing self-ticketing mistake on American Airlines that forced him to miss a business meeting. His time zone confusion led him to take a flight to Hong Kong that landed as scheduled but one day too late for the important meeting.

So why is he contacting a consumer advocacy organization about this blunder? Read more “My flight was on time. How did I arrive on the wrong day?!”

This is how they got removed from their cruise (with no refund)

When a couple is involuntarily removed from their cruise halfway around the world, does the cruise line owe them compensation?

That’s William Coates’ question. Holland America booted him and his wife from the Westerdam in Korea just days into their 14-day cruise. Now he’s out thousands of dollars and he wants Holland America to pay. Read more “This is how they got removed from their cruise (with no refund)”

This is what happens when you miss your cruise without a passport

Maybe you’ve taken an international cruise without a passport and it was smooth sailing all the way. But you might want to consider Earl Wentzel’s troubling tale before booking your next maritime adventure. Read more “This is what happens when you miss your cruise without a passport”

How to find the right travel adapters and converters for your next trip abroad

Are your travel adapters and converters ready for your next vacation?

When John Gasink plugged his continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device into a power outlet at the Heidelberg Marriott Hotel, he was in for a shock. So were many of the hotel’s guests. Read more “How to find the right travel adapters and converters for your next trip abroad”

Want to improve your travel literacy? Here’s how

Now that vacation season is over, it’s time to start thinking about ways to improve your travel literacy — loosely defined as your ability to get around without looking like a clueless tourist — before your next trip. Read more “Want to improve your travel literacy? Here’s how”