It’s your fault when kids get bored on vacation

It’s your fault when kids get bored on vacation

How long does it take before you run out of things to do on vacation? Oahu is a one-week destination. As in, it takes one week before my kids and I run out of things to do and fall into a predictable cycle of visiting the beach, driving to Foodland for groceries, and...
Small claims court and the airline passenger

Small claims court and the airline passenger

If a vacation is ruined by an airline, small claims court may make sense — but only if your losses are between $2,500 and $25,000, depending on where you file your claims. Should something go wrong on an airline trip, the normal course of action is to petition the...
6 times plane passengers want paid seat assignments

6 times plane passengers want paid seat assignments

Sometimes passengers need to get paid seat assignments Whether you don’t have status with a particular carrier, or you’re just flying on a fare or an airline that doesn’t allow for free seat assignments, there are times when paid seat assignments are...
15 ways to prevent travel identity theft

15 ways to prevent travel identity theft

Don’t let your identity be stolen while traveling I do a lot of planning for all my travel, whether domestic or international, and my travel to-do list always includes steps to prevent travel identity theft while I’m away from home. Thieves use both tried...
You need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

You need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

Do we need to establish airline etiquette? And, will you follow it?  As the airlines squeeze more and more people into less and less space, airline etiquette is more important than ever. Airline passengers need to think about those around them and adjust their actions...