If enough travelers stopped paying the travel industry’s infuriating surcharges and fees, would the unwanted add-ons simply disappear? Would extra charges for checked luggage, ticket change fees and mandatory hotel resort fees vanish into thin air? “Just say no: If travelers refused to pay fees”
The travel industry seems to always have its hand out — sometimes literally. “These are the most outrageous travel fees”
When Mehmet Ertem’s favorite hotel was reflagged as a Hilton, it promised to be be better than ever. Instead, Ertem found a surprise on his bill — and it was anything but an improvement. “Help, my favorite hotel turned into a Hilton — and it charges hefty resort fees”
The hotel industry is celebrating a big win after the recent introduction of the Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016 in the Senate.
It isn’t a question of if, but when, hotel resort fees will be banned by law.
“What will replace the hated hotel “resort” fee? Maybe this.”