Travel news – June 5th 2012 to June 7th 2012:
- Greece: What Travelers Need to Know for This Summer – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
- Pet Policy Spat Reveals Fliers’ Distrust of Airlines – posted this over on Frommer's : Pet owners are up in arms after some U.S. airlines are no longer allowing pets to travel in the passenger cabin of Mexico-bound flights. Since fees for transporting pets in the cargo hold cost more than main-cabin rates, are pet lovers right to suspect that the policy change is about making airlines more money?
- How Important Is In-Flight Entertainment to You? – Budget Travel recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
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- The Most Endangered Places in America – Danielle Contray recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
The National Trust for Historic Preservation released their list of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in America. Some are notable for their previous residents, including a North Dakota cattle ranch once owned by Teddy Roosevelt (now threatened by road development) and Malcolm X's deteriorating boyhood home in Boston. Others are landmarks from our nation's history, like the crumbling hospital complex at Ellis Island (which needs millions of dollars to rehabilitate and open to visitors) and the Princeton, New Jersey battlefield where George Washington defeated the British that could become a housing complex.
- Travel Troubleshooter: Lost Two Vacation Days Because of Broken Planes – posted this over on Frommer's : Back-to-back delays on this traveler's outbound and return flight result in wasted vacation days for the entire family. Should the airline offer more than a canned response and frequent-flier miles for all the inconvenience?
- LAX to add option for free Wi-Fi – USATODAY.com –
Los Angeles International will soon offer free Wi-Fi, a move the airport says will allow it to "meet one of the top demands by passengers."