Now that vacation season is over, it’s time to start thinking about ways to be a better traveler. Do you really want to look like a clueless tourist the next time you board a flight? Didn’t think so.
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Buying a timeshare is easy. Getting rid of a timeshare? Not so easy. Kathie Asaro knows that. She recently decided that her Rancho Mirage, California, timeshare, which she paid off years ago, wasn’t worth keeping. Now she wants to know how to get rid of a timeshare legally.
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What do passengers steal from planes? Anything that isn’t bolted down.
Among the items snatched from commercial flights: coffee mugs, cutlery, blankets and life jackets.
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When Lynn Culver stays at a hotel, she helps herself to the soaps and shampoos in her room. If housekeeping replaces the items, she takes the new ones, too. Culver, a retired attorney from Lumberton, N.J., thinks you can steal from your hotel.
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When she hears the words “to better serve you,” Elizabeth Newcamp cringes. That’s because in travel, it often means the exact opposite.
“It’s used to make bad news sound like something I want,” says Newcamp, an event planner based in the Hague. “How does it better serve me that your phone menu has changed? Or how am I better served by a change to your baggage fees?” Read more “The worst words in travel? ‘To better serve you’”