Want to miss your dream vacation? Then just do what Ralph Lantz did. He booked a flight for his dear friend to meet him in Greece. But all of her Mediterranean plans suddenly ended at the check-in counter. There, an insurmountable passport problem revealed itself — the name on her passport did not match her ticket.
Now Lantz wants to know how he can get his money back for this aborted trip. Read more “Here’s how to miss your dream vacation to Greece”
Before she boarded her flight from Santiago, Chile, to Buenos Aires, the unthinkable happened to Barbara Rowan: a security screener tried to confiscate her needles.
Rowan, who is a diabetic, needs to carry hypodermic needles with her for medical reasons. So she struck a deal with the Chilean airport officials: The chief purser would hold the packaged needles until the plane landed in Argentina. Read more “Flying with diabetes: What you need to know”
If you’re a regular reader of this site, you probably have seen a number of horror stories about timeshare mistakes people make. Common themes include high-pressure sales tactics, buyer’s remorse, and illusory perks. Read more “Want to avoid timeshare mistakes? Read this”
Sean Cummings helped put New Orleans back on the map after Hurricane Katrina. As one of the thousands of small business owners in the city, he faced a difficult choice in the storm’s wake: rebuild his hotel, the iconic International House in the financial district, at a price that exceeded its value or leave. Read more “How to make your trips more authentic”
Katherine Yasgar neglected to buy travel insurance when she booked her recent Regent Seven Seas luxury cruise. But then her husband developed a medical problem that forced the couple to cancel the cruise with no refund included. So why did Regent Cruises send her a last-minute invitation on the day of departure? Read more “She was forced to cancel the cruise. So why did Regent Cruises send her a last minute invite?”