If you’re a frequent flier, you might think you’ve seen it all. Margie D., a paralegal from San Francisco who asked that I not use her full name, had flown 55 times on Virgin America in an 18-month period. She thought she had seen and heard it all, too.
When Geran Smith moved from Tennessee to California, he had to cut some ties, including his gym membership to Planet Fitness. Smith didn’t immediately cancel though, believing he could simply transfer his membership to the location near his new home in California.
In the last-minute rush to put holiday gifts under your tree, you might be enticed by deferred interest store-branded credit card offers. The deals extend “no interest” for a promotional period ranging anywhere from 6 to 36 months, but they can often create more problems than they solve.
When Kyle Hepp stepped off an international flight at New York’s JFK Airport, all she wanted to do was get to her hotel room. Unfortunately, she got more than she bargained for.
Back in July, Deborah Berlin purchased one-way tickets to Barcelona on Finnair through the low-cost travel site justfly.com. Within an hour of making her purchase, she realized that she needed to change her travel dates, and knew she could cancel for free within 24 hours, per Department of Transportation rules. But when Berlin called justfly.com…