Just once, would it kill one person to apologize and take responsibility?
Archives for March 2004
If you’re attending a convention, should you pay more for your hotel room than a leisure traveler? Apparently, a lot of Las Vegas hotels think so. One reader, who books a package deal through Southwest Airlines’ Web site, is worried that his resort might discover he’s in town on business – and charge him more for his room. Is it illegal to pretend to be a vacationer in order to save money? Find out what Southwest has to say about it.>
On a hot December afternoon in Rio de Janeiro, I ordered a sandwich and Coke from a hot dog stand that changed my life forever.
Should you pay for a hotel room twice? One hotel tells a guest “yes.” The travel agent who booked the room agrees. But now it’s up to American Express to determine if he’ll have to shell out $1,180 for inadvertently making two reservations at the same hotel. Find out how one traveler got stuck with a bill he shouldn’t have to pay – and what American Express did about it.
Two relatively new tools for online fare searches are now available: BookingBuddy.com and CheapFlights.com. Both serve as a portal to booking engines and both can be added to the mix of any fare search on the Web.