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!”

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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“Viking has told us one lie after another”

After the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Istanbul, Melissa Chapman thinks she deserves a refund for her summer river cruise. But as is the case with many of the problems that come our way on this site, timing is everything.
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