| Jan 5, 2010
Waiting. That's the worst mistake a traveler can make these days.
It's what Femi Adenuga did after buying tickets for his parents to fly from Lagos to Pittsburgh through Travelocity. "A week after the purchase, while e-mailing the itinerary to my dad, my...
| Jul 12, 2009
When it comes to booking a hotel room, the system often favors consumers.
"It's not like going to the store and buying a can of tuna," says Scott Smith, an instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida....
| Jul 19, 2009
Talk about fireworks. In a burst of post-Fourth of July sales, Southwest Airlines turned the clock back with 1990s fares, a major hotel group extended a free-nights deal and luxury cruise lines pitched high prices overboard.
With many bargains good...
| Jul 17, 2009
Travel is great – only problem is, you usually have to fly to get anywhere good. And that can be a drag. Here are 10 tips that can make that trip easier, more comfortable and just all around better, from Cook- American Express Travel in New York....
| Aug 5, 2009
| 8:37 AM
A traveler booking a night at the Ft. Wayne Marriott hotel on Aug. 19-20 may get a surprise when checking prices online.
There are only two possible prices.
Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity and Cheaptickets.com uniformly quote $149 before taxes....
| Oct 13, 2009
| 12:40 PM
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| Apr 2, 2009
Tim Poster, one of the pioneers of the online travel industry and one of Las Vegas' gaming leaders, has listed his Laguna Beach home at $6.9 million.
The three-story custom home overlooks the ocean in the Emerald Bay guard-gated community. Billionaire...
| May 18, 2010
Forgetting to read the fine print. Not packing a change of clothes. Confusing a.m. and p.m.
In a previous column, I asked you to tell me about your worst travel mistakes. Did you ever!
And if I could generalize about the types of screw-ups most common...
| Jun 12, 2010
Two years ago, when I was stationed in Hawaii, I called Expedia to get a price quote for an airline ticket to California. I wanted to spend Thanksgiving with my fiancee.
The agent could barely speak English and insisted that I give him a credit card...
| Jun 26, 2010
— Seems like such a great life, doesn't it? Courtesy car is waiting at the airport. Mint chocolate is on the hotel pillow. Wake up and rub elbows with the big boys on the range.
Yo, Tiger! Wazzup, Vijay?
Every fan wants your autograph. Nobody is...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:25 PM
Danny Black can run his closet design business from just about anywhere — his Mount Washington office, on the way to meet with clients, at home on weekends and even during his family's summer trips to Ocean City.
"Most clients don't know I've...