Michael Colleran pays for a vacation rental through Vrbo. But the owner tries to move the dates, and Vrbo won’t help Colleran. Is there a fix for this Vrbo cancellation problem?
Donna Sandfort buys fraudulent theater tickets for a show at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Now she wants a refund. But there’s a third party, TicketOffices.com, involved — and it’s complicated.
“They canceled my fraudulent theater tickets. But where’s my refund?”
For Katy Breuer, the symptoms start as soon as she steps off a cruise ship. She feels dizzy and disoriented, can’t eat and can’t find her land legs. “It’s debilitating,” says Breuer, an executive coach from Vienna, Va.
It could be worse. For some travelers, the rocking never ends. They suffer from mal de debarquement syndrome (MdDS), a rare and chronic form of reverse motion sickness. Instead of getting seasick on board, their illness begins when they hit dry land — and it never ends.
“What happened to your land legs (and how can you get them back)”
When Jeremy Epstein rented a Nissan Altima from Hertz in Albuquerque recently, he was outraged by his car rental fees. They made the extras charged by the rest of the travel industry look like the work of amateurs.
They do. But maybe not for much longer.
“Outrage over car rental fees revs up. But hope is on the horizon”
Never check luggage. That’s the winter travel advice of CNBC correspondent Contessa Brewer, who, coincidentally, was emailing me from a plane en route to cover a weather disaster.
“Bring carry-on luggage,” she told me. “It makes it much easier to rebook flights. And don’t take no for an answer.”