More irritating fees are coming to hotel room rates

More irritating fees are coming to hotel room rates

More irritating fees and less service are basic economy hotel rooms’ promise Some hotels have recently started adding paid options for things like potentially upgraded rooms, better view, and early or late checkout. It is beginning to sound like basic economy...
Why can foreign transaction fees apply here in the USA?

Why can foreign transaction fees apply here in the USA?

200 million Americans don’t realize foreign transaction fees can apply without foreign travel U.S. consumers, already on the hook for more than $1 trillion in unpaid credit card balances, waste millions of dollars each year paying foreign transaction fees on...
One more FAA failure — ID systems for drones

One more FAA failure — ID systems for drones

Senators Markey and Thune call on the FAA to initiate remote ID systems for drones Since 2012 Travelers United has been working with Congress, industry, and the FAA to try and get the formulation of a Unmanned Aerial Systems Future Advisory Board. In our materials...
How airline reservation system failures harm passengers

How airline reservation system failures harm passengers

Hold contractors liable for airline reservation system failures  Yesterday, airline reservation system failures produced 2,000 delays and 238 cancellations. A technical issue with Sabre Corporation was reported to impact major airlines in America and all travelers....