Monday, May 12, 2008
When it comes to flight changes and delays, our anonymous confessor tells us, "Sometimes the agent is the last one to know."
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FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
While booking online, have you ever clicked on a rate only to find that it was no longer available and had been replaced by a higher one? When that recently happened to David Rowell at The Travel Insider, he tried again—with suspicious results. Read his report, and share any instances of this happening to you.
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China is one of those places where there has long been a real appeal to being on a tour. Having expert help to organize the logistics takes some of the anxiety out of visiting what can be a fairly overwhelming country. But now, with China's drive to modernize, planning a trip yourself is getting easier.
find out how
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Girlfriend Getaways: Take Back Your Kitchen
L.A. chef Suzanne Tracht shows how you and your friends can work together to create a delicious meal—and have a blast in the process…. Blog: Affordable Europe
Check out our special series of posts that offer tips and tricks to beat the high cost of Europe. We've tapped writers here and abroad for advice…. Eat Like a Local: Seattle
An authentic crêperie, a homey Ethiopian place, and a down-home soul-food joint are among the city's favorite spots.
THE REAL DEALS
It wouldn't be summer without a little fun in the sun. These hotel packages start at $159 and factor in time for biking, volunteering, and chilling out at the beach.
why they're a deal
Round-trip airfare, transfers, meals, one night in Athens, and then a seven-night cruise with an appealing, unusual route, from $1,849. Stops include Istanbul, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Alexandria, and Santorini.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Clotilde Dusoulier, author of Clotilde's Edible Adventures in Paris
and Chocolate & Zucchini
, answers your questions on Paris and food on Tuesday, May 13, at noon (ET).
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CALLING ALL GIRLFRIENDS
We're giving away two trips to Shop a Le`a at Ala Moana Center in gorgeous Honolulu. Ready to reveal? Share your juiciest secret from a girlfriend getaway here
and you might be Winner #2. And congrats to Winner #1, Roxanne Wysock of Huntsville, Ala. Find out her secret—and how her trip to Honolulu went!