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Entries from August 2011

If an Airlines Loses Your Luggage, Chances Are You Still Pay Check-in Costs

August 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on If an Airlines Loses Your Luggage, Chances Are You Still Pay Check-in Costs

Not having your bags show up on the luggage wheel upon your arrival used to just be an aggravation held against airline ineptitude. But these days, the stakes have been raised: now you’re expected to pay a fee for your luggage. In the event that your bags are lost or sent somewhere else by mistake, […]

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What to Do if Riots Erupt Around Your European Vacation

August 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on What to Do if Riots Erupt Around Your European Vacation

In European nations, the occasional riot is still a simple fact of life. The people over there take to the streets if student loan interest is raised a little bit, let alone if their economy teeters on the verge of collapse. Currently, all the news is about the riots underway in the streets of several […]

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Airlines and IRS Clash on How to Refund FAA Ticket Tax

August 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Airlines and IRS Clash on How to Refund FAA Ticket Tax

Travelers who purchased tickets prior to the removal of FAA taxes after the government failed to fund the agency are entitled to a refund according to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS has instructed airlines, who are not required by law to do so, to dispense the refunds to customers who submit the necessary forms. […]

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Overseas Travel Preparation Checklist: ‘I Wish I Had Thought of That’ Edition

August 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Overseas Travel Preparation Checklist: ‘I Wish I Had Thought of That’ Edition

One of the unmistakable pressures of an overseas journey is making absolutely sure you bring everything you need while at the same time bringing the minimal amount of stuff with you as possible. Try as we might, it’s inevitable that at some point during an international trip we’re going to want to beat ourselves over […]

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California: Wine Country or Weed Country?

August 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on California: Wine Country or Weed Country?

Prop 19 would’ve made the consumption and controlled distribution of marijuana legal in California according to state law. The proposition failed when it was put on the November 2010 ballot, however, with roughly 54% of voters against it and 46% for it. But the move to make marijuana more than just medicinal in California isn’t […]

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