Sometimes even our own advocates fall afoul of fine print. Andy Smith, our chief copy editor, found himself in this trap during a recent trip to Costa Rica. Smith admits that he should have taken the advice we offer other readers of this site. Had he done so, he would have read Travelocity’s fine print — and he wouldn’t be out $126. ““I should know better” — stung by Travelocity’s fine print”
It felt like a flashback. There was Christina Daves, standing at the rental counter in Atlanta, and an agent was warning her not to take the car out of state. If she drove out of Georgia, her car rental fees would increase — considerably. Is this fair?