Travel News: Week of January 15, 2014

Delta at LAX

Top Travel News Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones U.S. Warns Americans Over Security At Sochi Olympics Russia airports to ban all liquids on flights ahead of Sochi Olympics Southwest suspends pilots after landing at wrong airport Delta Puts Another $770 Million Into Comfort Upgrades Airlines go on a record new jet shopping […]

Do You Need Insurance for Rental Cars?

Rental Cars

By Johnny Jet and Keir Jones Let’s face it…talking about insurance is boring — the word alone makes me want to yawn. But it’s obviously important, and taking four minutes to read this post could save you big time. I recently called my new cousin (by marriage), Keir, to see if he could lower my car insurance payments. […]

Video of the Week: Thief Dressed as Agent Cons Car Renter

Thief Dressed as Agent Cons Car Renter

Thanks to NBC Los Angeles for uncovering this new scam and alerting renters. A rental car customer describes how he was scammed by an auto thief dressed as a rental car agent outside of Dollar Rent A Car near LAX. The victim was returning the rented van to the lot when a man dressed as […]

Travel App of the Week: HopStop

HopStop

HopStop provides door-to-door transit, walking, biking, taxi and hourly car rental directions in over 100 cities.