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Scam Alert: Road Trippers Getting Fleeced by E-Toll Racket

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/24/2022, 12:15 PM

You get an unexpected text after you drive on an unfamiliar toll road. What should you do?

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British Pound at Lowest Value Against Dollar Since 1985: Is It Time to Visit?

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/23/2022, 2:15 PM

This week, the United Kingdom's government, beset by financial issues, announced a slate of tax cuts for the wealthy and increased spending. The market instantly slid, and the exchange rate for the pound is hitting historic lows.The value of the British pound is now at a level that hasn't been seen for 37 years. See how the value of the pound has tumbled by more than half in 10 years on this graph ...

Online Renewal of U.S. Passports Reopens for a Limited Time

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/16/2022, 2:45 PM

At 11am Eastern time Friday morning, the U.S. State Department reopened applications for online renewal of passports and passport cards.As Frommer's reported earlier this summer, last year the Biden Administration gave the green light to the State Department to build a system that allows for online renewal of passports. The system is already well into testing. After making it available in the sprin...

Norwegian Prima: Real Photos, Plus Real Tips for the Ship's Pitfalls

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/13/2022, 1:45 PM

Norwegian Prima, NCL's first ship in a new class of megaship, debuted in 2022. Come aboard with us and see the truth of what it's like.

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25 Incredible Free Museums in London

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/09/2022, 11:45 AM

London's free museums include some of the best attractions on the planet. We introduce you to 25 of the best ones....

Take a Tour of Queen Elizabeth II's London

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/08/2022, 2:15 PM

Queen Elizabeth's remarkable reign left an indelible mark on London—and left some older landmarks better of than they were before. Take a tour of the places that figured largest in her life....

Lawsuits Against Hertz/Dollar for False Rental Car Arrests to Reach the "Hundreds"

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/24/2022, 5:00 PM

The Hertz Corporation, the rental giant that also owns Dollar Rent A Car, is facing a growing tsunami of lawsuits after having hundreds of customers arrested. NewsNation, the Chicago-based nationwide news channel that used to operate as WGN, has been closely tracking the scandal. Investigative journalist Rich McHugh broadcast a report on August 17 that was particularly damaging. McHugh obtained ...

This Free Tool Names the Secret Cheap Hotels on Hotwire and Priceline

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/12/2022, 12:00 PM

TravelArrow is a free Chrome extension that exposes the names of the anonymous hotels with the deepest discounts.

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Got a DUI? You're Banned from Canada (and Maybe These Other Countries)

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/10/2022, 4:00 PM

Sober up or stay home: Some countries refuse to admit foreigners who have been caught driving under the influence.

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5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Flight Delays and Cancellations

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 07/29/2022, 1:00 PM

In the summer of 2022, when friends tell us they're about to fly somewhere on vacation, the typical reaction isn't so much "I'm jealous" as it is "Wow, good luck with that." It scarcely bears mentioning how badly the world's airlines have fallen apart this year. Most of us are all too miserably aware of the meltdowns. When you enter an airport, you're always putting yourself at the mercy of the t...

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