Are my Spirit Airlines vouchers really only worth $12?

When John Dignam and his daughter accept a voluntary bump from their Spirit Airlines flight, they are pleased to receive two free round-trip Spirit Airlines vouchers as compensation. But the surprise comes when he tries to apply them to a new trip. Could they really only be worth $12 each? Read more “Are my Spirit Airlines vouchers really only worth $12?”

Did your great airfare suddenly disappear? Blame “dynamic pricing.”

You probably know what Melanie Frazier felt like when she recently tried to book a flight from Portland, Maine, to Atlanta.

She found a $257 fare — not a bad deal — but by the time she got around to booking the ticket online a few hours later, the price had risen to $441. Undeterred, she set up a fare alert through Google, and a week later, sure enough, the fare plunged to $246. Read more “Did your great airfare suddenly disappear? Blame “dynamic pricing.””

Can a car rental company double my rate because I’m not American?

There’s something funny going on with car rental prices, and Hal Gordon wants answers.
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