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What’s Next for the Delta-Northwest Merger
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What’s Next for the Delta-Northwest Merger

From Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio DELTA-NORTHWEST MERGER, WHAT WILL HAPPEN? I’ve been talking about the impending merger between Delta and Northwest and it was finally announced last week. However, the… Read More…

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Beware of Frequent Flier Credit Cards

With frequent-flier miles becoming increasingly difficult to cash in, be wary of the costs of some airline-affiliated credit cards. The fees and caveats of airline-affiliated credit cards may not be… Read More…

Gouging, Bumping and Frequent-Flier Fraud
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Gouging, Bumping and Frequent-Flier Fraud

February 9, 2008 UNITED’S GOUGING SCHEME After the last week in travel news, we may all just need some therapy. The airlines can’t help themselves—they keep beating us up. United… Read More…

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Tim Leffel on Tourist Discount Cards

Travel writer Tim Leffel talked to Peter about the discount cards for individual destinations that offer for things like museum admissions and public transportation. Some of these cards may only… Read More…

Tourist Discount Cards: Deal or No Deal?
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Tourist Discount Cards: Deal or No Deal?

Check out Peter’s radio show this weekend, where he’ll be chatting with travel writer Tim Leffel. Tim will tell us the real deal on whether those ubiquitous tourist discount cards… Read More…

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Using Frequent Flier Miles Now More Difficult

You thought it was difficult to cash in your frequent-flier miles before? Well it’s about to get even harder.

Ask Peter: Beating the Airlines at the Frequent Flier Game
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Ask Peter: Beating the Airlines at the Frequent Flier Game

Got a travel question? Now, getting an answer is as easy as sending an email. PLAYING THE FREQUENT-FLIER GAME My husband and I have been planning a trip to Costa… Read More…

Ask Peter: Accessibility, Egypt, and Around the World
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Ask Peter: Accessibility, Egypt, and Around the World

I use a wheelchair and/or scooter. Sometimes it is difficult to go on vacation without hours of researching and then being disappointed once I arrive. -Babs T.

Donate Frequent Flyer Miles and Make Them Count
Mileage & Reward Programs

Donate Frequent Flyer Miles and Make Them Count

If you’re like most people, you don’t often think about your airline miles. You know they’re there, accumulating with each flight you take; then comes that elusive, eventual time when… Read More…