Maybe you heard the rumors that airline fees were dead. Well, they’re not. But let’s get rid of them for real this time. No more airline fees!
There are proven ways to avoid airline fees. But to do that, you have to understand how airlines are operating now and how this affects your ticket purchase.
The airline business is in a tailspin after the COVID-19 pandemic. Some airlines won’t be able to pull out, and they will crash. And by “crash,” I don’t mean they’ll file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. I’m talking the works — a Chapter 7 liquidation. The airline is gone.
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Are staycations the new vacations? After all, Americans are staying close to home and taking shorter vacations. They did it this summer, and they’ll do it again this Thanksgiving and Christmas, the other two most popular vacation periods.
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No two ways about it: 2020 is a lost year for travel.
Regan Johnson and her husband, Scott, forfeited a spring vacation to Hawaii. Then they skipped a weekend trip to Ashland, Ore., to see the Shakespeare Festival. Finally, they reluctantly canceled a tour of Europe scheduled for next month.
“Staying home is not much fun,” says Johnson, a retired receptionist who lives in Davis, Calif.
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How are colleges feeding students during the pandemic? Very carefully.
Colleges and universities have gone to great lengths to protect their students during the pandemic, but there may be no greater worry among students and parents than food safety.
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Hotels and vacation rentals have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic. New cleaning procedures and guest restrictions are in effect. So what are the new rules for hotels and vacation rental stays after the pandemic?
It depends on your accommodations. If you’re staying in a hotel, the rules favor you. If you’re in a vacation rental, the rules favor the owner.
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