Jessica Buczkowski saw a really good price online for a popular insulated cup that she wanted. She didn’t ask herself why the price was so much lower than everyone else’s. If she had, perhaps this story would not have been necessary.
Even though Harold Singer isn’t concerned with his tour operator’s ethics, his recent email suggests we should be. And he’s right.
George Antoun is quoted a monthly rate of $59 for his Internet and phone service. So why is CenturyLink billing him $76? And can he get a price adjustment?
No other event in 2016 will have an impact as massive as the continued slide in fuel prices.
Do American consumers want to be deceived?
Do they like being lied to?
Ever wish you had the chance to ask the airline industry burning questions about how they come up with pricing, and why change fees are so darn high?
Rick Hudnett recently pulled into a Chevron station near his home in Orlando. He wishes he hadn’t.
When Larry Chrysler saw a good deal posted on American Express Travel, he was ready to book it. His flight of interest was on Air France, going from New York’s JFK airport to Tel Aviv, Israel. The advertised flight listed all the pertinent details, times, layovers, flight numbers, even the declaration: “3 tickets left at this price” and the price, of course.
My patience was running thin. I’d picked up a pack of Flair pens at a great price to use as
Young people are flocking to big, expensive cities, according to data crunched by housing market information service RealtyTrac, and that
After spending three hours body-checking other shoppers in pursuit of the best prices on a blustery February afternoon, my head’s
A $275-a-night rate at an all-suites hotel on Times Square is not a bad deal. But $255 is an even
Robert Bernard just wanted to buy his wife a nice present for their anniversary. As he was paging through the
Pay attention to the last digit of the price tag. It could tell you if you’re getting a bargain, or
At best, the proposed Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, a bipartisan bill introduced this month in Congress, would open a
No one wants to overpay for a product or service. But how do you know you’re getting the best rate? And if you’re not being offered the lowest price, how do you negotiate it?
Richard Barnes wishes he hadn’t rented the car.
It’s been five short years since the airline industry, led by an ailing American Airlines, quietly stripped the ability to check your first bag at no extra cost from the price of an airline ticket — an act given the antiseptic name “unbundling.”
Mark Hegeberg thought National would reward him with a lower price in exchange for his loyalty to the car rental company. So when he was looking for a car in Mexico, he clicked on the company’s website and volunteered his Emerald Club number.
How much does your online travel agency know about your reservation? If you said “too much” then you must still be upset about that whole NSA affair. I can’t blame you. Or, maybe you’re thinking of the legendary screenshots a company like Priceline produces when they’re challenged on a nonrefundable reservation.
Brandon Chase’s car rental company says it’s made a mistake on his bill, and reverses a discount long after his rental. Is it allowed to do that? And what are his rights?
Ben Blout thinks Target will price-match his holiday merchandise. Target has other ideas. Who is right?
Eleanore Brouhard knows a secret.
Cheaper isn’t always better.
If you recall last month’s dust-up about airfare pricing, you’ll remember that airlines felt singled out by the federal government, which is now requiring them to advertise fares that include all mandatory taxes and fees.
Enjoy the government’s new airfare rule. It might not last.
Nancy Heimstra is being punished for being an early adopter. Wal-Mart won’t price match the obsolete HP TouchPad she bought. Is she out of luck?