Vacation

Hotels.com offers only a voucher for canceled Hawaii vacation

DEAR TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER: I booked a family trip to Hawaii for May 2020. Then COVID-19 shut everything down. Everyone refunded my money fully except Hotels.com, which issued vouchers for the three rooms I had booked.

Christopher Elliott, the Travel Troubleshooter ...
Christopher Elliott, the Travel Troubleshooter 

The vouchers expired before Hawaii even reopened. Then I received an email that they were extending the vouchers to this December. Hawaii didn’t reopen fully until the end of July. I can’t get to Hawaii before December because some of my children are in college.

I never agreed to a voucher, and I didn’t cancel my trip by choice. I

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Hire a travel advisor to plan your dream vacation

In 1996, Microsoft established Expedia, one of the world’s first online travel agencies. Suddenly, people who had been using the World Wide Web for email and chat rooms also could use it to make air, car and hotel reservations.

It seems almost quaint now. Back then, however, it was a revelation.

Travel agents were on notice: Like cobblers, blacksmiths and lamplighters, they were about to become obsolete.

But travel agents — or travel advisors, as they call themselves — didn’t disappear. Instead, they adapted.

“One of the things I hear all the time is, ‘Oh, I didn’t know travel

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Putting The World On Vacation

Expedia.com has launched a year-end have a glance at U.S. traveler habits and developments for 2017, analyzing knowledge to determine the most in-demand locations, resorts, actions and more. The provides have been each chosen as a method to help brides plan for and have fun the massive day with highlights including, Leather Spa, Lars Nord Studio Tailoring, Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery, amongst others.

Travel & Leisure

Whether you’re looking to avoid bigger teams of people, or simply wish to experience one thing new, the following record of places is certain to add a little bit of wonder to your subsequent stateside vacation. At Windham Travel … Read More

Eight reasons to take an RV on your spring vacation

You’re yearning to get away for spring break this year, but you’re not ready to hop on a plane. You need a change of scenery, as long as the scenery isn’t full of other people. And you’d like to travel in a COVID-responsible manner. Sound familiar?

It won’t take you further than driving distance, yet it can lead you to a part of the country you maybe haven’t explored before. You’ll inhale fresh air, and you’ll feast on campfire popcorn and barbecue.

Sure, spring break 2021 won’t entail partying with 1,000 of your closest friends, but it doesn’t have to

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