A summer filled with surprises in Budapest

Considered by many to be the Paris of Eastern Europe, and arising from the two ancient crossroads towns of Buda and Pest, Budapest fascinates and delights on a multitude of unexpected levels while being one of Europe’s best values. Read more “A summer filled with surprises in Budapest”

What you need to know about renting and driving a car in Europe

So you have decided to come to Europe. You’ve booked your flights, you’ve booked your hotel and now you want to rent a vehicle. Read more “What you need to know about renting and driving a car in Europe”

I was downgraded to business class and I want full compensation!

Kenneth Giambrone’s months-long case against American Airlines for an involuntary downgrade has just ended, thanks to the help of our advocates and our forum — to his immense satisfaction. Read more “I was downgraded to business class and I want full compensation!”

As European airlines master their poker face, we’re calling their bluff

Mary Lynn Oglesbee was scheduled to fly from Venice, Italy, to Dubrovnik, Croatia, on Spanish low-cost carrier Volotea. But the airline had other plans. Read more “As European airlines master their poker face, we’re calling their bluff”

Should I book a Europe vacation now?

For Americans watching Europe’s Brexit meltdown, here are the only numbers that really matter:

∙ The British pound is in freefall today, plummeting to $1.31, a 31-year low, yesterday.

∙ The euro, also under pressure, was trading at $1.10 after hitting a three-month low on Friday.
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