Air Travel 101: What You Need to Know
Learn about air travel and your rights.
Passport Laws and Border Entry Rules Under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
Learn about the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative when traveling to Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere.
Tarmac Delays and Airline Passenger Rights
New federal rules limit tarmac delay times and spell out airlines' obligations to passengers.
Hurricane Irene Ruined My Vacation Rental: Do I Get My Money Back?
You've paid for the rental, but Mother Nature steps in. What now?
Air Travel: Children Traveling Alone
Tips for parents whose young children are flying by themselves.
We just returned from Hawaii, where we were constantly solicited to buy a timeshare. Are these deals as good as they sound?
Best Consumer Information and Consumer Protection Websites
Consumer-friendly websites to help you become a knowledgeable consumer, avoiding fraud, and making wise consumer decisions
Pros and Cons of Airbnb, VRBO, and Other Short-Term Rentals
Advice for travelers on renting via Airbnb or VRBO versus booking an hotel.
Travel Insurance Overview
Learn about different types of travel insurance.
Flying With Pets and Service Animals: The Not-So-Friendly Skies
Don't ship a dog by air unless there's no alternative. (Little ones who fit under the seat are fine, though.)
Traveling to Hawaii With Your Dog
Hawaii is completely free of rabies--and has special rules to keep it that way. But with careful planning, your pooch won't have to stay in quarantine.
How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft When You Travel
Learn how to avoid identity theft before you travel and while you're on a trip.