Know the full-fare advertising rule for airlines

Know the full-fare advertising rule for airlines

This full-fare advertising rule protects airline consumers  Many travelers do not know how important the full-fare advertising rule is to passengers. This rule basically mandates that all airline price advertising must include the airfare plus all mandatory taxes and...
How the watchdog FTC allows false hotel advertising

How the watchdog FTC allows false hotel advertising

False hotel advertising continues while the FTC watches When a hotel advertises that the nightly room rate is $120 and then insists on collecting $150 a night, consumers can claim that they were a victim of false hotel advertising. According to a Federal Trade...
Learn latest DOT rules for improved consumer protection

Learn latest DOT rules for improved consumer protection

DOT website consumer protection pages help travelers. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has been working on its DOT website consumer protection pages, “Got Flights? Know Your Rights.” The intent is to help travelers better know their travel rights while...

Say, “No” to the American and Qantas Joint Venture

An American-Qantas antitrust immunity harms consumers and competition As the Department of Transportation begins deliberation on the second version of the American-Qantas request for antitrust immunity, DOT should note the glaring weakness in the joint application. It...