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”

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 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!”

How to end up with some really shocking roaming charges

How do you end up with some really shocking roaming charges on your next wireless bill? Just ask SuryaPrateek Surampalli, who recently ran up more than $710 in roaming fees on a trip to India. Read more “How to end up with some really shocking roaming charges”

Is my car dealership lying to me? Here’s how to tell

This is the best time of year to buy a car. September and October are model changeover season when the new model year cars arrive — and the old ones are discounted. Not coincidentally, it’s also when more people ask: Is my car dealership lying to me? Read more “Is my car dealership lying to me? Here’s how to tell”