Before you embark on your summer vacation, take a few minutes to read the fine print on your airline ticket, car rental contract, vacation rental contract — or any other contract the travel industry pushes in front of you. You’ll be glad you did.
It’s no exaggeration to say that many, if not most, travel problems start with a failure to read the terms and conditions. After years of advocating travel cases, I think I know the reason for the fine-print illiteracy. No one even knows where to find contracts so they can read the fine print, let alone how to make sense of it.
It’s so frustrating that travelers, and at least one travel insurance company, are doing something about it.
“Here it is: The reason you must read the fine print before you travel!”