Seven tips you need to know about taking connecting flights

Seven tips you need to know about taking connecting flights

Special tips about taking connecting flights over the holidays Almost no one prefers to take a connection over a nonstop. But sometimes scheduling, or airfares, make that the best option. But around the Christmas/winter  holidays, there are tips travelers especially...
The value of life depends on where you die

The value of life depends on where you die

Passengers are “worth” different amounts of money in different countries. The value of life varies. The line-up of the value of life is not what many would have guessed, although the U.S. is at the top of the valuation chain. So, if you are on a flight...
Airline consumers have the rights of Medieval serfs

Airline consumers have the rights of Medieval serfs

Like Medieval serfs, airline passengers cannot access full legal system America’s airline consumers rights litigation is strictly limited in the state and local U.S. court system. Passengers must take a case to the federal courts, which costs great amounts of...
Here it is: The best holiday travel advice

Here it is: The best holiday travel advice

You’d better be nice, and patient, and give yourself more time. Book early. Give yourself a little extra time at the airport or on the road. Prepare for bad weather. If you’ve read that obvious holiday travel advice once, you’ve probably read it a hundred times....
Why the human touch is best for troubled travelers

Why the human touch is best for troubled travelers

During a travel delay the human touch still beats technology  My client had a business class ticket to Paris from Newark, which meant the trip should have been a pleasure. Even with delays due to bad weather in New York, the plane was only an hour late. At first. Then...
How an effective national data plan will protect you

How an effective national data plan will protect you

U.S. needs a comprehensive data-protection plan for the nation Last week, I discussed the massive Marriott International, Inc. data breach of its Starwood reservation system, which might affect as many as 500 million Marriott guests. In the article I discussed what...