Why visit Australia now? Here are 10 reasons, mate.

If you’re an international travel buff, it’s likely that Australia is on your list of places to see. But here’s the thing: it’s not usually near the top. Read more “Why visit Australia now? Here are 10 reasons, mate.”

Dollar raised my rate from $105 to $431 — but why?

Farid Currimbhoy can’t figure out why the price of his Dollar rental just tripled. Our advocates help him with the car rental math. Read more “Dollar raised my rate from $105 to $431 — but why?”

Hertz upped our rental rate from $430 to $1,400 — can it do that?

Bill Brandon rents a car from Hertz through Expedia, only to discover that Hertz canceled the reservation and made a new one at a much higher rate when his flight was delayed. Can Hertz do this? And can our advocates help him?
Read more “Hertz upped our rental rate from $430 to $1,400 — can it do that?”

A room at the Plaza Hotel for $119 a night? Where do I book?

In early June, room rates at the five-star Plaza Hotel start at about $725 a night. So when Mania Baghdadi found a $119 rate through Booking.com, she pounced on it.

And who wouldn’t? The Plaza, which is managed by Fairmont, is one of Manhattan’s top hotels. A $119 rate is a steal.

And you can probably guess what’s coming next, right?
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How to get a company to honor its best rate guarantee

After you buy something, do you look for a better price?

Yeah, I do, too.
Read more “How to get a company to honor its best rate guarantee”

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