Running out of money when it comes to paying bills

Running out of money when it comes to paying bills

The coronavirus has infected the global economy and millions of Americans now out of work are trying to figure out what to do while running out of money. Hourly employees who worked at small businesses that are now closed or running on a skeleton crew will take the brunt of the blow when it comes to paying bills.

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Congress: The sick must fly. Airlines applaud. Are they crazy?

Congress: The sick must fly. Airlines applaud. Are they crazy?

The massive bill just passed by Congress gives billions to the airlines. However, sick passengers cannot change their flights unless they pay exorbitant change and cancellation fees and fare increases. This action by the airline ensures that sick people will fly no matter what and serious illnesses like the coronavirus will continue to spread.

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Is this good? Gas prices are falling dramatically

Is this good? Gas prices are falling dramatically

Gas prices are falling – it is not a silver lining As America has been focused on COVID-19, sheltering in place, and counting the dead in Italy, gas prices are falling. Experts expect that the average price of gas will drop to less than $2 across the country. In a...

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How to take an inward journey in the COVID-19 world

How to take an inward journey in the COVID-19 world

I’m looking out of my window at the strangely quiet streets of downtown Washington, DC. Despite the best of travel plans my apartment is now my destination. I’ve decided to travel in place. With a plan and a bit of determination I’m embarking on an inward journey in the COVID-19 world.

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Accomplishments

These accomplishments have been achieved by working closely with our members, national media, the travel industry, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Congress and many other agencies.

  • – Bi-partisan bill to eliminate hotel resort fees introduced into House of Representatives
  • – Creation of the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections
  • – Advertised airfares now include airfare plus, mandatory taxes and fees
  • – Lost/damaged/delayed luggage compensation limit increased to $3,500
  • – Passengers have 24 hours to change or cancel their nonrefundable tickets without penalty
  • – Once an airfare is purchased, that airfare and ancillary fees cannot be increased
  • – Families flying together act passed by Congress that requires family members 13 years of age and younger to sit with other family members at no additional cost.

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