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Dane Steele Green | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Luxury-minded travelers will already know the Rimowa name; easily identified by its "grooved" outer housing, the company is one of the most reputable luggage manufacturers on the market. But unlike it's competitors, this is one old kid (est. 1937) on the block embracing all things new.

Thanks to the TSA, it's a Confusing Time to Fly

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

These are confusing times for airline passengers. In recent weeks, the government has made two surprising policy changes: First, the Transportation ...

This Chart Shows Which Credit Cards Get Free Checked Bags

Map Happy | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

There are plenty of credit card/airline combinations that give holders the benefit of one or more free checked bags.

How United Airlines is Making a Customer Service Comeback

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.25.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Many passengers had all but given up on the airline after a painful merger with Continental Airlines in 2010.

What Does It Take to Be a Favorite Airline?

Map Happy | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

It's the little things that matter when it comes to winning over customers' loyalties to become a favorite airline. Like a serving of Häagen-Dazs ice cream.

What's the Government Doing About Soaring Airline Complaints? This.

Christopher Elliott | Posted 12.22.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

For years, the Transportation Department relied on big fines to deter violations of federal law by airlines. Under the current leadership, however, the emphasis seems to be shifting to advocacy for individuals.

These Little-Known Airline Rules Will Change The Way You Travel

Map Happy | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Most of the time, it's a matter of being proactive knowing which rules to bring up because most gate agents won't knowingly bring them up, lest passengers start using and abusing these policies.

Is it Wrong to Outfox an Airline at its Own Game?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.22.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Andrea Eldridge, who runs a computer repair business in Redding, Calif., says the hack shouldn't give either side an unfair advantage. So for her, doing something like clearing her Web browser's cookies -- a strategy that some travelers believe can result in lower airfares -- is on the up-and-up.

Hey Air Travelers, Here's How to Make Coach Feel Like First

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.15.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Air travel can be a humiliating, dehumanizing and even torturous experience -- at least according to my e-mail inbox. I hear often from readers lik...

And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Newer and more efficient airplanes means airlines are offering longer and longer flights, but can you handle 13 hours with only 30 inches of space? Condé Nast Traveler reports which airlines, both domestic and international, offer the best (and the worst) legroom.

These Are The Best Airlines In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy Virgin America Condé Nast Traveler readers rate America's airlines, large and small. Who h...

Don't Lose Your Reservation - Here's How

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.18.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Despite the sophisticated technology used in today's reservation systems -- or maybe because of it -- data goes missing from time to time. Fortunately, there are ways to recover your reservation and salvage your trip.

How To Cure Your Dog's Leash Issues

Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

What Over The Counter Remedies May Help My Sick Dog?

Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Dr. Rosenthal Gives Us The Scoop On Feeding Your Dog The Right Food

Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Dr. Rosenthal's Tips On Keeping Your Dog Warm This Winter

Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

How To Crate Your Dog For Travel With Cesar Millan

Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

We had two wonderful dog experts on the show this week. Cesar Millan, the original “Dog Whisperer” himself, came by to talk about dealing with our...

Mondays With Marlo - Healthy Dog Tips With Cesar Millan and Dr. Kim Rosenthal

Posted 10.19.2015 | Home

We all love our dogs, but let’s face it - woman’s (and man’s) best friend may not always be the easiest creature to communicate with. And as the...

Why Travel Companies Don't Trust You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Travelers say they're distrustful of companies for other reasons, too. Maybe they've been on a flight that was delayed by "weather" even when conditions were clear on both ends. Or maybe they've been told a hotel is sold out, even though rooms are still available on third-party sites.

The Top Methods for Getting Airline Change Fees Waived

Map Happy | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I could make a chart telling you how much airline cancellation fees cost but it's almost not worth it. Because sometimes even ditching a flight and buying a new one can be cheaper.

Airline Space Deficit Turns Into a Human Rights Issue

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Do you have the right to room on a plane? If you answered "no," you're probably with the majority of American travelers. After all, airlines are private companies, and you always have the option of paying more for an upgraded seat, don't you?

How to Avoid the Heat on Your Next Flight

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.13.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When Eric Crusius boarded his recent American Airlines flight from Washington to Dallas, the air conditioning was powered down and the cabin started to heat up quickly, just as you might expect an aluminum tube to do under the heat of the late summer sun.

'Walking Dead' Stand-Alone Special Will Introduce New Character

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.29.2015 | Entertainment

It's a good thing Samuel L. Jackson isn't on "The Walking Dead" because a new special would probably have him complaining about all the zombies ...

Five Travel Tips To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

Is It Time For The Uber Of Air Travel?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

With only four large airlines controlling more than 80 percent of domestic air travel, the industry is a classic oligopoly. Even the government, which is currently investigating airlines for collusion, seems to agree.