Weekly Roundup, Friday 3 July 2015

Weekly Roundup, Friday 3 July 2015

Good morning Yes, it’s really me again, back after an extended time gallivanting around the UK and EU, including a delightful three weeks with my 10 yo daughter, who proved herself to be a great traveler and companion. With Greece potentially dropping out of the Euro, the first part of my travels gave […]

Update - Your Rights if Bumped Off a Flight

Update – Your Rights if Bumped Off a Flight

The US Department of Transportation has just increased the maximum compensation airlines are required to pay to passengers they bump off flights, but these new limits do not appear in print in many places yet (perhaps because they don’t go into effect until 25 August 2015).  Here’s the information you need – about […]

The Travel Insider Newsletter for June 20, 2015

Dear fellow travelers: Hello and welcome to David Rowell’s Travel Insider newsletter. Once again, this is Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com pinch-hitting for David while he’s escorting several Travel Insider groups around Europe. This week we talk about the elephant in the room: The rather awful way airlines treat us. Why do the airlines […]

The Travel Insider Newsletter for June 13, 2015

Dear fellow travelers: Hello and welcome to David Rowell’s Travel Insider newsletter. Once again, this is Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com pinch-hitting for David while he’s escorting several Travel Insider groups around Europe. Let’s talk about contrast this week. The airlines’ global trade agency wants to reduce the size of carry-on bags and didn’t […]

The Travel Insider Newsletter for June 7, 2015

Dear fellow travelers: Hello and welcome to David Rowell’s Travel Insider newsletter. Once again, this is Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com pinch-hitting for David while he’s escorting several Travel Insider groups around Europe. Our focus this week is, of course, the TSA, which had a 95% failure rate on a test of its ability […]

The Travel Insider Newsletter for May 30, 2015

Dear fellow travelers: Hello and welcome to David Rowell’s Travel Insider newsletter. Once again, this is Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com pinch-hitting for David while he’s escorting several Travel Insider groups around Europe. Well, well, what is this? Good news to report. According to the National Weather Service, the hurricane season, which starts next […]

Travel Advisor Newsletter for May 25, 2015

Dear fellow travelers: Hello and welcome to David Rowell’s Travel Insider newsletter. Once again, this is Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com pinch-hitting for David while he’s escorting several Travel Insider groups around Europe. I hope you’ve enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend (or, elsewhere, you bank and national holidays). It was a tough week on […]

The Travel Insider Newsletter, May 17, 2015

Dear Traveler: Hello and welcome to a special edition of The Travel Insider newsletter. David Rowell, you usual host and commentator, is guiding back-to-back Travel Insider tour groups in Europe. He’s asked me to fill in for the next few weeks while he’s mostly incommunicado. Who am I? Fair question. I’m the Joe […]

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