Archive for March, 2009

Charter Airline Flights – Consumer Protection

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

A question came up today about charter airline flights and what if any consumer safeguards are in place for travelers who use them. The question centered on what would happen if the tour operator canceled the trip; would travel insurance pay? The answer is maybe! It depends on the reason why they canceled the trip. […]

Good News Concerning AIG…as far as travel insurance goes

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

With all the news articles following AIG and the recent bonus fiascoes I came across an article explaining the good and the bad about the AIG government bailout. While most of the focus of the media has been on the negative aspects this article goes on to explain some of the benefits: Here’s something that’s […]

Stolen Baggage – Just Another Everyday Thing…

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Stolen Baggage is nothing new when it comes to traveling, but every so often it makes the news, such as the recent bust at Bradley International Airport. This story got a follow up that had an interesting quote: “It’s a big problem and it always has been,” said Robert Mann, an airline consultant on Long […]