United is ratcheting up stricter carry-on baggage rule enforcement, and the result is that more passengers will be hit with …
Finally, Some ‘Best’ Places You Can Actually Afford
What good is it to hear about the world’s best hotel when one night there costs more than you make in a week?
There’s Just No Stopping Las Vegas Taxi Drivers from Overcharging Tourists
If you’ve been in Vegas and hopped in a taxi in recent years, there’s a good chance you’ve been “long hauled.”
Huh? America’s Best-Selling Car Isn’t Purchased By the Most Drivers
Toyota sold over 40,000 more Camrys in the U.S. than its nearest competitor, the Honda Accord. But Honda is making hay that the Accord was actually the car bought by more Americans last year.
Rise of Ride Sharing Could Mean Pricier Auto Insurance for Everyone
That’s what forces pushing new regulations on sharing are suggesting anyway. Ride-sharing services see the situation quite differently, of course.
Snow Removal This Winter Is Costing Your Town a Fortune
We have a lot more winter—and potentially lots more brutal cold, snow, and ice—to go through before the arrival of spring. The problem is many states and towns have already run through a season’s worth of the money and …
An Ultra-Cheap, Anti-Union Upstart Airline Could Transform Flying
Travelers have long desired low-cost flights connecting Europe and the U.S. One emerging European carrier is making this dream a reality—and a range of travel industry forces don’t like it one bit.
With Auto Sales Slumping, Car Dealerships Will Wheel and Deal
After weeks of bad winter weather have turned car sales cold, the forecast calls for automakers to hike rebates and incentives to get the new car market moving again.
Sochi: Worst Olympics Travel Destination Ever?
That $25 Checked Bag Service Only Costs Airlines $2
Airlines say that they must charge passengers baggage fees because more checked luggage means more costs incurred by the carrier. But how much extra jet fuel is burned due to luggage? Maybe $2 per bag tops.
Airline Travelers, Your Future Will Look a Lot Like … Cleveland
United Airlines announced it is dropping 60% of departures in Cleveland, which was once a major hub for Continental—back before Continental merged with United.
Why America’s Grand Bike-Sharing Experiment Is Failing
The Montreal-based bike-sharing company Bixi is like something out of a right-wing nightmare. The firm is a government-owned entity, in Francophone Canada, that sells solar-powered bike-share equipment for cities around the …