A New Texas Law Will Turn Traffic Stops Into Interrogations of Drivers' Immigration Status

By Arthur Frommer

A Texas law requires state troopers to investigate the immigration status of drivers during routine traffic stops. The ACLU has issued a Texas travel alert in response.

How to Protect Your Phone from Hackers (And Other Bad Stuff) When You Travel

By Frommer's Editors

We asked a travel tech expert for the lowdown on the apps to download and security features to enable so that your favorite carry-on device stays useful—and safe from prying eyes—while you're on the road.

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Interstate 40 East, near the Arizona-New Mexico border

The Great American Summer Road Trip: Unforgettable Scenic Drives in the United States

By Zac Thompson

Buckle up! We're hitting the road from sea to shining sea to find the most scenic drives in the United States, passing rugged coasts, majestic mountains, red deserts, lush forests, and classic Americana along the way.

How to Protect Your Computer from Airlines and Hotels That Snoop on You

By Jason Cochran

It's called dynamic pricing, and it's how companies can offer you different rates based on who you are and what you're in the market for. Here's how to set your computer to get around it.

Getting around Japan by rail takes planning

The Visual Guide to Train Tickets and Rail Passes in Japan

By Nicole Serratore

Getting around Japanese cities, especially on the famous bullet trains, can seem daunting from the outset. Let our photo guide walk you through what to expect.
How to tour Chicago's gangster-related tourism sites

Vacations with Capone: Sightseeing Chicago's Gangster Years

By Erica Bray

Even after all these years, there’s still ample opportunity to explore the bullet-riddled mobster legacy of Chicago.
The Durango and Silverton rounds a bend in Colorado

The 10 Most Fun Heritage Railways in America

By Doug Wallack

Looking for a fun day out for families? The many heritage railways in the United States are museums of moving history.
Eurostar in Gare du Nord, Paris

What the Upgraded Eurostar Channel Tunnel Train is Like

By Jason Cochran

The trains that race through the Channel Tunnel between England and Europe have been replaced for the first time since their debut in 1994. Here's what Eurostar's service is like now.

Want to Save a Ton of Money on Your Next Car Rental? We'll Show You How

By David Landsel

Where are travelers most frequently being taken for a ride? The airport. But you can save money on rental cars with one simple trick—and we have the numbers to prove it.

How to Complain to Uber

By Margaret Daly

As revolutionary as it may be, consumer experiences with this transportation app are not always ideal. Here's how you can file a complaint to Uber.

How to Complain to Hertz Rent-A-Car

By Margaret Daly

For instructions on how to send feedback to the well-known Hertz Rent-A-Car, read below.

The Meanest Roads in America: More Public Highways Bleeding Tourists with Cashless Tolls

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/12/2013, 8:15 PM

They're the meanest roads in America. If you haven't taken a road trip vacation in the last few years, you're in for a rude shock. More states are implementing what's called "cashless tolls," which require vehicles to carry transponders that roadside sensors debit with the price of tolls. While cashless tolls have sped up traffic on many commuter routes, some states have unwisely and uncharitably...

Making Sense of New York City's Sightseeing Passes

By Pauline Frommer

Sightseeing costs in New York City do add up, but they can be alleviated through the judicious use of passes. Here's how to choose between the three most popular.

Pimp Your Ride: Luxury Car Rentals

By Frommer's Staff

Roadtrip Resources: Useful RV and Camper Websites and Publications

By Harry Basch & Shirley Slater

We've assembled a masterlist of important information sources for roadtrippers, RV enthusiasts and campers alike.