U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle has ruled on the subject of hotel Best Rate Guarantees that, “it is not in the public’s best interest to allow unscrupulously misleading advertisements made for commercial gain.” Find out what this means, and why you still see the guarantees.
Monthly Archives for February 2015.
It’s interesting to see the mixed reactions to the Carnival Cruise Lines commercial. Some think it’s brilliant. Some think it’s boring. And some see in it a repudiation of creationism. Carnival is probably just happy people are talking about it at all.
When I saw the Doritos commercial during the Super Bowl featuring the guy in the aisle seat doing whatever it took to control the empty middle seat I thought to myself, “This had to be written by a Southwest Airlines frequent flyer.”
Over on FlyerTalk, islandcub1 posted seeking advice as to whether or not he would be better off using miles to book a ticket for his father to be with his dying uncle (his father’s brother), or should he book a bereavement fare. Little did he know the disagreement this would cause.
Years ago, many flyers accumulated miles for use in retirement. Nowadays, most use their miles as quickly as possible, before they have a chance to devalue. traveltoomuch offers a third option.
Travel and Leisure has attempted to list the top 24 most scenic but less-frequented villages in Europe. Needless to say, travelers agree with many of the choices, but have some strong opinions about villages that were left off the list.