Archive for August, 2012
There are some very comprehensive rules protecting European citizens when they travel around Europe. If the airlines fail to comply with these rules, they will be prosecuted and heavy fines are payable. So it’s in your interests to know your rights. Let’s start with the not uncommon situation of overbooked flights. You have paid for your ticket, you told the airline you were coming, and you present yourself at the airport on time only to find there are too many bodies waiting to get on the same flight. If this happens to you, the airline must first call for volunteers to give up their seats in return for agreed compensation. But suppose no one volunteers. Well, the choice falls to you.
Living on campus, and attending college is different now. Not everyone goes to college straight from high school. A lot of students are older and have lived away from home for a bit. If that’s the case then your parent’s home insurance may not cover your possessions anymore.
Years of continuous warnings have begun to pay off in the war against the scammers who send junk email suggesting you can, with a few clicks of the mouse, find yourself in possession of thousands of dollars. Most now know never to reply, even if the sender appears genuine and the rewards look significant. But when you get on an airplane clutching your cheap flights tickets, it’s easy to leave your early warning system behind. The fact you’re going on holiday is not a guarantee you will not be targeted. Indeed, the reverse is true. The fact you don’t know the local culture or speak the local language may mark you out as the most desirable of targets. So here are a few things to watch out for.
When looking for cheap car rentals, most people look at the compact or economy class. However, if you are looking for a little luxury in your life, a cheap luxury car rental can be possible. When traveling overseas, this vehicle class may be preferable because international cars tend to be smaller. This may also be the only way to get amenities such as air conditioning or automatic transmission. If you are looking for a cheap car rental internationally, you can either use a major car rental company or a smaller independent company. However, comparison-shopping should always be your first step to make sure you aren’t missing out on better deals. Here are some tips to follow to get cheap car rentals in the luxury class: