How much is a flight schedule change worth? If you said $440, then maybe you’re familiar with Dineen and Ray Ebert’s case against Affordable Travel, a travel agency they recently used to book flights from Venice, Italy, to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
As is so often the case, the airline changed its flight schedule, with a new flight departing 90 minutes earlier. Although Affordable Travel had nothing to do with the change, it offered to help the Eberts with $200 each in compensation, plus reimbursement for their seat selection fees.
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No sooner had the ice thawed from last winter’s ferocious storms than the disaster repair scams appeared like spring weeds. They promised a speedy and painless recovery but delivered little — or nothing.
Read more “Disaster repair scams target the most vulnerable. Here’s how to avoid them”
How do you end up with some really shocking roaming charges on your next wireless bill? Just ask SuryaPrateek Surampalli, who recently ran up more than $710 in roaming fees on a trip to India.
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The end of Sears is a customer service disaster. Sears’ problems are piling up faster than I can answer them as the once-dominant retailer heads toward a possible liquidation.
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It’s too easy to tune out advice about new ways to prevent identity theft and other threats to your personal information, even as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing. That seems like someone else’s problem.
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