Fellow travelers, it’s not too soon to start thinking about your 2018 itineraries. “Travelers, here’s what to expect in 2018”
Lisa Coris changes the name on her son’s passport, but now Ethiopian Airlines wants to charge her $300. Is that too much? “I had to change my son’s name, but the airline won’t help me”
Stephanie Merck is told she needs a passport to fly to Puerto Rico. It’s not true. Who should pay for the passport?
“Delta told us we needed passports for Puerto Rico — is that true?”
Question: My husband and I were scheduled to take a Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to San Jose, Costa Rica. The afternoon before my flight, my dog chewed a corner off the front page of my husband’s passport and we were concerned about having proper documentation.
We arrived at the airport almost three hours early in order to have enough time to ask a ticket agent. He seemed seasoned and professional, and he assured us that there would be no problem with the passport, as the number could still be manually inputted.
“When airlines misread passport rules, who pays?”