Starting January 26, new rules will require airlines and other ticket sellers to disclose all fees associated with the price of a ticket upfront, so that you know what the final cost of your ticket will be at the beginning, not the end, of your transaction.
You can expect to see some increases in what you pay for certain things in 2012, according to the shopping deals site dealnews.com, which forecasts price increases in everyday items such as food, water and gas, as well as airfare, shipping and municipality fees.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of Apple iPads by American Airlines pilots. The airline will begin using the devices in cockpits during mainstream U.S. flights this Friday.
Red Roof Inn, which has close to 350 economy hotels across the country, this month launched a redesign based on specific feedback and requests from thousands of guests who wanted enhanced technology and better electronics in the rooms.
Alec Baldwin is not alone. According to a new survey by Poll Position, 70 percent of adults age 18 to 29 say it should be okay to play electronic games while on a plane that is sitting on the tarmac waiting to takeoff.
Chase and British Airways have introduced a new co-branded credit card embedded with chip technology that will make it easier for U.S. travelers to use.
American Airline's parent company, AMR, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy today, and has also replaced its CEO.
The latest Consumer Reports holiday shopping poll finds that 44 percent of Americans will do all of their shopping at actual stores this holiday season. And that could make a traditional holiday headache—finding a parking spot at the local mall or store—even more of a hassle this year.
Spirit Airlines was fined $50,000, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced today, for deceptive advertising that did not include fees and taxes upfront in ads on billboards and posters, as well as advertising tweets by the airline.
Ån e-book reader such as the Amazon Kindle can be quite convenient for frequent air travelers. But some European jet-setters are reporting that run-ins with airport X-ray machines are killing their Kindles.
Some 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, according to projecttions by AAA, representing the first significant increase this year in holiday travel, as well as a slight increase over last year's Thanksgiving holday.
Full-body scanners that use X-ray technology for security screening purposes will be banned at Europe's airports because of radiation risks and concerns, said the European Union (EU) on Monday.
American Eagle Airlines, an affiliate of American Airlines, was fined $900,000 for delays that kept hundreds of passengers on the tarmac for hours in Chicago, the Department of Transportation reported today.
Continental and United airplanes will be equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi, starting with 300 planes in mid-2012, with the rest of the fleet outfitted by 2015.
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