It’s the time of year when regular travelers come face to face with young partygoers trying to escape the cold. But is it possible to get along with spring breakers when you’re on the road?
Seth Beckerman, a consultant from Pittsburgh, remembers a recent confrontation with a crowd of young spring breakers at a Key West, Florida, hotel.
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If you want to fix a travel problem, hang up the phone.
The phone — by which I mean voice communication — puts travelers at a significant disadvantage when it comes to problem-solving. But there’s a notable exception, a time when you should pick up the phone and then maybe hang up. If you understand the difference, you’re well on your way to resolving almost any travel problem.
Read more “Tackling a tough travel problem? Hang up the phone.”
Toxic people are everywhere — even on vacation. Or maybe I should say especially on vacation. Read more “Don’t let behavior problems on vacation ruin everything. Here’s how”
When Alitalia loses Jeffrey Reed’s luggage, it promises to pay him $1,579. But four months later, he’s still waiting.
Read more “Alitalia lost his luggage, and now it won’t pay”
When Mitsubishi recalls the 2010 Lancer belonging to Gill Gavin’s wife, he tries to get the repairs done quickly. So why is this Mitsubishi recall still not fixed?
Read more “A little help with this Mitsubishi recall, please?”