Travelers, here’s what to expect in 2018

Fellow travelers, it’s not too soon to start thinking about your 2018 itineraries. Read more “Travelers, here’s what to expect in 2018”

These gadgets and apps will help you travel worry-free

If you’re a little paranoid, you’re going to love this summer travel season. Read more “These gadgets and apps will help you travel worry-free”

Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?

Heather Gorawski says she never lied about her nationality when she visited Nicaragua recently. But she didn’t go out of her way to reveal she was American, either. Read more “Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?”

Is it safe to travel to Europe?

Jocelyn Holgado knew that her reservation at the Hôtel de Varenne in Paris was nonrefundable. But then the terrorist attacks on Paris happened, and the world suddenly felt more dangerous, and she figured the Varenne might make an exception.
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Space wars are shifting to the human rights front

Do you have the right to room on a plane?

If you answered “no,” you’re probably with the majority of American travelers. After all, airlines are private companies, and you always have the option of paying more for an upgraded seat, don’t you?
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Help! My Hotwire hotel is in a dangerous neighborhood

Ashley Norris’ hotel reservation on Hotwire is a surprise — and not a good one. The hotel is in a neighborhood that’s not exactly known for its safety. Can she get a refund?
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Your customer data isn’t safe, but here’s how to protect it

Would it surprise you if I said consumers don’t believe the personal and financial data they submit to corporations is safe?
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