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This week’s burning question: time’s up? Has a travel company ever fudged a number in order to get you pay a fee? For example, has a hotel or airline used a creative definition of “day” or “year” to force you to pay an extra fee — or allow your ticket credit to expire? Here’s a related blog post. Please share your story, and don’t forget to include your full name, city and occupation.
Better travel through social media. Yes, you can travel better, thanks to several new social media technologies. I have the details in my MSNBC column. Catch the latest Travel Technologist column on the agony and ecstasy of online travel videos. In the Travel Troubleshooter, find out what happens when the hotel you thought you reserved isn’t the hotel you get. You can also read my exclusive interview with Robert Niles, the Theme Park Insider.
What’s a day, anyway? It’s not 24 hours. It’s 48, at least for one traveler. Also, which airlines are the closest to the bankruptcy cliff? Which airports have the worst delays? I also have an interesting post on Budget’s surprise repair bill in the U.K. Are car rental companies downgrading their categories to make more money? And the middle seat: How badly do you hate it?
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