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Get Flight Delay Compensation WHILE You’re Delayed in the Airport

As I write this it’s barely December, but tens of thousands of people have been hit with flight delays because of winter storms. It was a rough Thanksgiving weekend in the USA. With climate change continuing to wreak havoc worldwide and the country’s infrastructure years behind on improvement funding, who knows what’s in store for [&hellip

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Get Extra Costa Rica Adventures on Your Tour

We run lots of luxury adventure tour stories on Luxury Latin America because the whole region offers so many options for getting outside and doing something epic. It’s hard to top Costa Rica adventures though since they’re so accessible to the two main airports and you can pack a lot into one vacation in this [&hellip

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Watch for Teetering Travel Companies in Trouble

Imagine you have flown halfway around the world, after laying out thousands of dollars for your vacation, then being kicked out of your hotel with your flight home canceled. That was the fate this month with more than 150,000 customers of Thomas Cook of London, a once-proud institution that has been around for 178 years, [&hellip

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Kuelap Fortress and the Amazonas Region of Peru

Did you know there’s a citadel complex in northern Peru that’s even larger than Machu Picchu? If you haven’t heard of Kuelap Fortress, you’re not alone. If you go visit right now, you might only see a dozen other visitors on site the whole time you’re there. We recently published a tour story on this [&hellip

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Why Stay at a Luxury Hotel Within Another Larger Hotel?

Want to stay in a big beach resort but not feel like a number? You might want to look into staying in the luxury VIP section where you get more attention. The “hotel within a hotel” concept is not new; it’s been happening for decades in destinations from Las Vegas to Miami to Buenos Aires. [&hellip

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The American Vacation Budget Tops $2,000 This Year

Americans are in more of a spending mood this year, with the average vacation budget expected to top $2,000 for the first time. This is a rise of 23% since the beginning of the decade, in 2010. Total vacation spending in the USA is expected to top $101.7 billion, a new record. Those are some [&hellip

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