Who's Chris?

I’m an author, columnist and consumer advocate.

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My advocacy

I fight for you every day.

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Where's Christopher?

I’m always on the road, talking to consumers and helping people.

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My blog

I write about my own adventures — and misadventures — on my personal site.

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Time changes everything

This is me last week, giving an impromptu speech at an American Society of Travel Agents event last week in Nairobi. I’m not exactly a great orator. I prefer to be the guy holding the microphone and letting my sources talk. But all in all, it went pretty well, considering eight hours of jetlag and sweltering temperatures.

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Away from everything

It only takes an 8,000-mile flight and a six-hour ride down a dirt road, but you can get away from everything. And sometimes, it’s worth it.

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I’m not the enemy, but I’ll tell you who is

“They’re on to you, Dad,” chirped my 10-year-old daughter, who is wise beyond her years and can sometimes be a little sarcastic. She’d just heard the president declare journalists the “enemy of the American people,” and since I’m a journalist, am I not the enemy?

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Be a smarter traveler

My latest book, How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) is the instruction manual for your next trip.

It’s full of actionable advice, lists and answers to the most common and most perplexing travel questions. I break through the frustration of every imaginable aspect of a trip at each step of the way.

The book shows you how to save time and money and prevent hassles. I share my favorite shortcuts, tips on where bargains can be had (and which offers are too good to be true) and ways to avoid being harassed by such travel irritants as onerous contracts or aggressive timeshare salespeople.

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What they’re saying

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Please accept my abundant gratitude for your efforts on my behalf. – Ivy Myles, Tucson, Arizona

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We are amazed and thankful for your efforts and for taking the time to look into our case. Big thumbs up! – Peter de JongeUitgeest, Netherlands

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Thank you for your help. I greatly appreciate the work you have been doing to fight for the consumer. – Michael Chua, San Francisco

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I'm here for you 24/7

Seriously, I sleep with my phone. Because I care, that's why. The easiest way to reach me is through the form above or through my site. Don't be turned off by the form -- it helps me collect the information I need and connect you with the right people who can fix your problem. If you don't get an immediate response, please send me an email. (Alas, some browsers are not fully compatible with this form. But that's life on the Internet, isn't it?) Here's my address. Or you can call me. I'm at (202) 370-7934.