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  • Helping Families Avoid Seat Assignment Roulette Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Allegiant Air

    Airlines reserve a growing number of seats to passengers willing to pay for premium locations or hold them back for their best customers. But this often separates families. Road warriors can help out families this busy summer travel period.

  • More Products Make Travel Rules a Breeze Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 10:14 AM ET
    Suitcase on bed in hotel room.

    From checkpoint-friendly laptop bags to solid shampoo bars, there's a host of products available to take the pain out of restrictions imposed by airport security and airlines alike.

  • Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines may have charged some frequent flyers higher airfares than other customers for almost three weeks because of a website glitch. The problem was fixed, but could it happen again?

  • Bumped Off a Flight? Know Your Travel Rights Monday, 21 May 2012 | 11:31 AM ET

    Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the busy summer travel period. Airports and flights will be packed. But what do you do if you're bumped off your flight? It's important to know your rights.

  • Comfort Hotels Get a Major Makeover Friday, 18 May 2012 | 3:06 PM ET
    Comfort Suites

    Comfort Inn is on a mission to improve customer satisfaction and be more competitive. Upgrades to furniture, fixtures, equipment and check-in areas are underway.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

    A new $1.4 billion international terminal, featuring airy windows and eye-popping artwork, opened Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city and Delta Air Lines hope to attract globe-trotters with new features and services.

  • Is the ‘Staycation’ Making a Comeback? Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 9:48 AM ET
    Suitcase on bed in hotel room.

    Americans are still cautious about summer travel plans, according to three surveys released this week, USA Today reports. Especially hard hit are early baby boomers.

  • Seven Tips for Saving on Rental Cars Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 2:12 PM ET
    Avis rental car

    As the busy summer car-rental season begins, prices are forecast to spike, The New York Times reports. Here are some tips for keeping costs down.

  • International Air Travel Soaring  Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    Richard Anderson, Delta Air Lines CEO, discusses the expansion of international travel, and why his company is looking beyond the U.S. borders for big profits, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Virgin Atlantic Lets Passengers Make Calls From the Sky Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:09 AM ET
    Virgin Atlantic

    On some Virgin Atlantic planes, you'll be able to phone home in the air, USA Today says. Will it ruin the cabin experience?

  • Report: Henry Kissinger Received Full TSA Pat-Down Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:28 PM ET
    Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger, the jet-setting diplomat who invented shuttle diplomacy, reportedly had to go through a full pat-down before a flight to Toronto at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

  • In these tough market conditions, it could be said that no private jet model is 100 per cent safe. But this has not stopped new types of private jet travel emerging.

  • 5 Ways Road Warriors Can Stay Healthy Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    You probably already know that traveling can be hazardous to your health, particularly when it comes to picking up those nasty little respiratory and gastrointestinal viruses that are spread via shared surfaces on planes, hotels and restaurants.

  • Visiting the Frugal Promised Land: Business Class Friday, 11 May 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
    British Airways

    Roomy seats, smiling service, no lines, warm cookies. A frugal traverler — The New York Times' Frugal Traveler — gets to sit in business class and finds out what the fuss is all about.

  • Best Cars for Commuting Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 4:41 PM ET
    The mean amount of time spent commuting by U.S. workers is 23.8 minutes, according to a from the Census Bureau. At first glance, that doesn’t seem so bad. It’s enough time to hear the weather report, drink some coffee and listen to “Free Bird” on the radio. But that figure also signifies that the average U.S. worker is in a car for almost four hours a week. That’s 45 minutes longer than it takes to watch “Titanic.”With that kind of time on the road a regular fixture in commuters’ lives, the car

    Kelley Blue Book has provided CNBC.com with its list of 10 cars that are the best for commuting. Check out the list.

  • Heathrow International Airport

    A report that white airline passengers are being discriminated against by British border officials is the latest bit of bad press for UK airports as the Olympics loom, USA Today says.

  • Hotels have found a new business opportunity in today's mobile, technology-driven world: selling small, tech-equipped meeting rooms for private business gatherings.

  • Business Travel Nightmare: Flying to the Wrong City Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 8:11 AM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    Even the most veteran of business travelers can inadvertently end up on the wrong flight — and in the wrong city. It's embarrassing, fouls up meetings and can potentially cost a company money.

  • Questioning Safety of Heavy Passengers on Planes Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    Overweight passenger

    The recent trend toward obesity has safety officials worried that airplane seats are not strong enough to protect overweight passengers, The New York Times reports.

  • Will a New Airline Consumer Panel Have Any Clout? Monday, 7 May 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    A new consumer protection committee may give hope to fliers frustrated by airline customer service. But because airlines and airports will be represented, there are already doubts about the committee's effectiveness.