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Q: What can I do with American Airlines, which canceled our fully paid flight for travel this September and rescheduled us to a flight that arrives around midnight rather than early afternoon, as originally scheduled?
A: Airline schedules, as the contracts of carriage state, are not guaranteed, and I hear this sort of complaint increasingly often. You probably have two options. One, ask for...Read more »
SHANGHAI - Angry Birds is migrating to China.
Rovio, the Finnish gaming company behind Angry Birds, has opened its Shanghai office and outlined plans for activity parks and stores across China, one of its biggest markets.
Angry Birds, currently the second most popular paid iPhone app, has a huge fan base in China, with much merchandise available in stores and online but most of it pirated.
The...Read more »
This deal ends after 99 people grab it, so you'll need to act fast. But if you're thinking of taking a Caribbean vacation and want to get about $300 knocked off the price, read on.
The deal: For $639 per person, spend six nights at the Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic. The price includes round-trip airfare from New York City, meals (and drinks) and access...Read more »
THE BEACH BOYS
The Beach Boys haven't played Central Park since 1977, and they return for a free show with Brian Wilson. The moral of the story: This show is going to be packed, so get there when the park opens at 6 a.m. (We know. Sometimes the term “free” is so relative.) Performing as part of “Good Morning America's” Summer Concert Series, the band will play from about 7 to...Read more »
This week's best travel bargains around the globe. (Please note that deals often sell out quickly.)
The Four Seasons in Vail is making family time more affordable with its new family adventure package. The deal includes half off a second room for children 18 and younger and a $100 credit on an adventure or bike tour. The first room, a garden-view king, starts at $305 and...Read more »
Q: My family needs to fly from Baton Rouge to Richmond. To fly as cheaply as possible, I bought three one-way fares from Atlanta to Richmond for $60 each. Now, I need to find a cheap fare from Baton Rouge to Atlanta to connect to the Atlanta-Richmond flight. Round-trip fares from Baton Rouge to Atlanta are cheaper than one-ways, so I thought we'd buy a round-trip and not use the return flight. (The...Read more »
This week's best travel bargains around the globe. Keep in mind that many deals sell out quickly.
HILTON HEAD, S.C.
At the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, S.C., save hundreds on activities with the Ultimate Family Package. Through Sept. 1, a family of four pays $2,352 for seven nights in a two-bedroom villa, a nature or dolphin cruise (value: $160), two-hour single kayak...Read more »
The cost of air travel has rebounded to pre-recession levels, and now it looks like the prices of hotel rooms for business travelers are on their way to those heights.
Hotel rates for business travelers in North America surged 9.3 percent in April, coming within 3 percentage points of the peak pre-recession rates in fall 2008, according to Pegasus Solutions, a technology company for the hotel...Read more »
The “Shakespeare in the Park” series celebrates its 50th season at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with “As You Like It,“ running June 5 - 30. Follow Rosalind (Lily Rabe) and Orlando into the Forest of Arden this weekend at 8 p.m. (Next up is “Into the Woods,“ in July and August.) While free, you do need a ticket, which you can either queue up for at the Delacorte...Read more »
HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines is about to be the only carrier offering year-round flights between Honolulu and New York City.
Daily service between Honolulu International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport began Monday.
Inaugural Flight 50 -- playing off the television show “Hawaii Five-0" -- was to depart Honolulu at 3:05 p.m. Monday and arrive in New York City at...Read more »