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Travel Minute — Staying in a World-Class Hotel For Less—Through April 3rd
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Not many of us can afford to stay in some of the world’s most luxurious and legendary hotels. But a deal that runs throughRead More

Travel Minute — Are Hotel Elevators the New Hot Spots?
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There are trends at hotels when it comes to adding pizzazz to attract guests. Luxurious bedding became de rigueur after Westin introduced its “HeavenlyRead More

Travel Minute — How To Travel Without Any Luggage
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Try to imagine this. You’re setting off a short trip to New York City, and you’d rather not carry luggage. Any luggage. In fact,Read More

Travel Minute — The Problem with Uber’s ‘Surge’ Pricing Model
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It seems logical: The car service Uber raises and lowers prices depending on the demand for rides at certain times. Called “surge pricing,” theRead More

Travel Minute — One Little Detail Your Bank Doesn’t Tell You About Using  ATMs Abroad
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My friend Sarah in Minnesota is very meticulous. Before she took a trip to Europe, she was careful to notify her bank that she’dRead More

Travel Minute — How to Become a VIP At a Restaurant
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This is a repeat of a commentary first broadcast Oct. 22, 2015.   Yesterday I described an app called “I Know the Chef” thatRead More

Travel Minute — TripAdvisor is the 900-Pound Gorilla In the Room
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This is a repeat of a commentary first broadcast Oct. 2, 2015.   You may find it hard to imagine planning travel without checkingRead More

Travel Minute — Protecting Yourself From Bogus Rental Car Damage Claims
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This is a repeat of a commentary that originally aired Oct. 16, 2015.   There are few things worse while traveling than returning aRead More

Travel Minute — Meet America’s Friendliest Cities
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This is a repeat of a commentary originally broadcast on Oct. 8, 2015.   I’ve shared with regular listeners of my “Travel Minute” howRead More

Travel Minute — Should a Restaurant Limit Your Stay at a Table?
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About 18 months ago, I was surprised to be told at a very nice London restaurant that I’d have to vacate my table inRead More

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