FatWallet.com Travel Deals Our Mission - Serve consumers with knowledge, value and guidance. http://www.fatwallet.comhttp://www.fatwallet.com/rss_tv.php?c=63FatWallet.comhttp://www.fatwallet.com <![CDATA[Disneyland California]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458380/ Rating: 0 Posted By: quizzer25
Views: 497 Replies: 4

Which is the best place to get discounted Disneyland tickets?
Any additional discounts for a bigger group?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458380/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:01:48 -0500
<![CDATA[Request: Parking at MIA next month. Any advice?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458372/ Rating: 0 Posted By: jomarrod
Views: 591 Replies: 3

Looking at the last week of Sept for 10 days.
Any suggestions on something reliable and inexpensive? I have tried the coupons for PNF but no luck

Thanks in advance


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458372/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:14:39 -0500
<![CDATA[Good Deal? United Mileage Promo: 50% discount for 50k+ Miles]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458347/ Rating: 0 Posted By: webhsu
Views: 610 Replies: 5

Hi everyone

Wanted to see what your views are on a recent deal offered by United:
5,000 to 14,000 miles - 15% discount
15,000 to 29,000 miles - 25% discount
30,000 to 49,000 miles - 40% discount
50,000 to 150,000 miles - 50% discount

I was thinking of purchasing 50K miles for $875 + $65 ($940 total) to receive the most discount. This seems to be a pretty good deal, but would appreciate your opinions.

Thanks!


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458347/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:34:45 -0500
<![CDATA[Carnival Cruise Great vacation guarantee is a scam and not honored]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458275/ Rating: 0 Posted By: exchange16
Views: 1658 Replies: 16

Carnival will never honor the "great vacation guarantee" it is the biggest scam going . Touted as the greatest thing to ever hit the cruise industry until you invoke it.

First off I am a Platinum member of Carnivals VIFP club or WAS and have 100 days sailing and 14 cruises. Until 2 days ago I was Hooked on Carnival and actually HAD 2 future cruises booked which are now being cancelled.We just got back from the worst experience ever on the Carnival Elation for a 5 day cruise leaving 8/17/2015 and return on 8/22?15 . Within minutes of boarding the boat I had an issue requiring me to Go to the guest services desk and deal with the deck officers. I am a Platinum guest and have expedited lines that I can use and took advantage of but this only hastened the impending rudeness of Barbara Plenca the Guest Service manager of the boat.With 1.5 hours before the sailing of the Elation it was made quite clear to me that this boat was quite different from anything I had experienced before and the level of contempt that this crew has for its passengers knows no bounds. I immediately invoked the " great vacation guarantee" which if taken literally describes no questions asked no refusal for any reason peace of mind ....ABSOLUTE %$#@..... I was immediately and summarily denied and was told that I did not qualify ..

********************************Passengers may invoke the guarantee for any reason. If the problem is something guest services can fix, it will offer to do so. But if passengers don't want a fix, don't believe their expectations are being met or just don't think Carnival is the right fit for them, Berra said the line will honor the guarantee, no questions asked, get them home from the first port of call and provide the 110 percent refund. If the return home violates the Jones Act, which prevents cruise passengers from traveling between two U.S. ports without also stopping at a foreign port, Carnival will absorb any penalties that may be incurred******************************

Dont believe any of the above statement from Berra Carnival Executive it is HORSE @#$% . Carnival is scamming cruisers , has no intention of ever living up to this guarantee and should be sued over this.The internet ( Cruise critic) describes how wonderful this guarantee is and that it has only been invoked 45 time over the last 15 years out of the 3 million passengers they have carried. Absolute *** again they only record a token few of the thousands of people that have invoked this worthless guarantee but never tell you how many claims they just deny.Carnival Elation and Barbara Plenca are a disgrace to the cruising industry and should be removed


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458275/ Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:16:38 -0500
<![CDATA[US to Europe from $335 to $650 RT w/American Airlines]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458154/ Rating: 5 Posted By: eddierd
Views: 2094 Replies: 4

American is following up Deltas lead today and is at it with deals to Europe.Availability to:

  • Dublin [DUB]
  • Paris [CDG]
  • Amsterdam [AMS]
  • Rome [FCO]
  • Milan [MXP]
  • London [LHR]

Dublin is the cheapest at $336 from NY and $527 from elsewhere. Everywhere else is about $600 $700. There are more destinations on sale, these are just some of the major ones we check.Availability from:

  • New York [NYC]
  • Boston [BOS]
  • Philadelphia [PHL]
  • Baltimore [BWI]
  • Washington D.C. [WAS]
  • Miami [MIA]
  • Fort Lauderdale [FLL]
  • Dallas [DFW]
  • Phoenix [PHX]
  • Los Angeles [LAX]
  • San Jose [SJC]
  • San Francisco [SFO]
  • Seattle [SEA]
  • Portland [PDX]
  • Chicago [ORD]

Basically everywhere.

More info:http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/mileage-run-deals/1705599-aa-nyc-...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458154/ Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:13:20 -0500
<![CDATA[Anyone get this WYNN Las Vegas Deal by mail???]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458034/ Rating: 0 Posted By: cheapedy
Views: 646 Replies: 4

I received a letter today in a Wynn branded envelope. Inside was an offer for "Two-night stays starting from $299.00, The Wynn Getaway Package" includes a 2-night stay at the Wynn, Las Vegas between Oct 28-Dec 29, two complimentary tickets to La Reve and a complimentary buffet for 2 for . I've never stayed at Wynn or it's properties, so I am unsure as to why I received it. Seems to good to be true.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1458034/ Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:27:17 -0500
<![CDATA[30 Worst Decisions You Can Make on a Plane]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457618/ Rating: 2 Posted By: CltrAltDelicious
Views: 3158 Replies: 16

You are about to squeeze into a long metal tube with other people for what sometimes feels like a lifetime. You will be shoulder to shoulder, knees to butt with strangers. It requires decorum. It requires thought. It requires that you make decisions based on the fact that every move you make affects someone. Every. Move. We are at each others mercy inside that giant flying toothpaste tube. Be kind. Here are the top 30 things not to do on a plane.

Attempt to board drunk

The days when flight crews looked the other way regarding inebriated passengers have long passed. And dont forget that your fellow passengers are all social media reporters. Best-case scenario is that you end up in someones Twitter feed drooling on your tray table. Worst-case scenario is that you stay behind to sleep it off curled on a cold, dirty airport floor.

Bring anything on board with garlic, onions, or fish

Taking stinky food on a plane is unconscionable. Not only will your seatmates be stuck smelling it while you eat, there are aftereffects to be considered.

Have a hygiene failure

Flight time is the wrong time to try a new antiperspirant, rush to the airport without a shower, or skimp on laundry. The stinkiest travelers are usually the ones coming home from long tropical vacations. All the clothes they took with them are now soaked in sweat, rum, and sunscreen. The plane soon smells like coconut-scented sneaker inserts. Do us all a favor and at least and wear a fresh souvenir T-shirt home on the plane. Go against us and we may hashtag you #PassengerShaming.

Exceed the carryon limits

We all know the limits. Most of us manage just fine within those limits. Join us and watch how much smoother the boarding process becomes. Hashtag for this one? #CarryonShame.

Bring a carryon that you cannot personally lift into the overhead bin

There is no amount of charm that makes this the right thing to do. Unless someone in your party can lift your carryon overhead, check it.

Put your coat in the overhead bin before everyone has boarded

Lets be clear. You are certainly entitled to bring your coat along with you as you return to Minnesota from your cruise to the Bahamas. You are not entitled to take up valuable bin space with it until everyone with an actual piece of luggage has boarded the flight.

Assume the airline will feed you, entertain you, or make you comfortable at no charge

Theres a price on everything these days. You are on your own in the friendly skies, so plan accordingly and bring your own non-smelly stuff.

Self upgrade

Look George, theres nobody sitting in the exit rows. Lets move up there. I once saw a pilot tell a passenger it was okay to move up to the premium seats, but dont expect that from a flight attendant. Cross that invisible barrier between regular economy and economy plus and youll get a stern talking to from the crew and glares from passengers on all sides those who forked over the money to be there and those of us behind you still in the cheap seats.


Think you can charm your way into an upgrade

You know they send flight attendants to FBI-quality BS detection classes, right? You may think youve got what it takes to talk your way into an upgrade, but why risk the smack down?

Think you have any rights at 30,000 feet

Your goal is to get from point A to point B. The crews job is to get you there safely. Sit down. Shut up. And let them do their jobs. Your rights basically end at wheels up.

Blame anyone for anything after take off

See the previous bad decision. Dont pick fights at 30,000 feet. Dont send nasty tweets. Save any and all beefs for after the plane lands.

Sit next to someone with red eyes

Red eyes mean one of three things: alcohol, drama, or germs. You really dont want any of those things spewed on you inflight. Even the most uncomfortable seat on the plane would be better.

Take Ambien for the first time

Or any other medication for that matter. Its infinitely better to tough it out through a sleepless flight than to watch your Ambien alter ego dancing naked down the aisles next week on YouTube.

Forget to take any medicine you normally take

The reverse of course, is equally true. If your daily routine includes important meds, both you and your seatmates will have a better experience if you stay on track.

Choose a window or center seat if you know you will be up and down a lot

Dont be a jack-in-the-box. The right thing to do is to weigh your options. Is it more important to you to look out the window or to stretch your legs five times during a flight?

Think exit rows are all about comfort

Either be prepared to look the flight attendant square in the eyes and answer verbally that you are able to open that door and save us all, or let someone who is more capable have the extra legroom.

Forget to count rows between you and the exit row

If there is only one safety precaution you take on a plane, this should be it. Knowing that you could find that door even in pitch black is more comforting than a good stiff drink.

Skimp on hydration because you hate plane potties

On second thought, you go ahead and deal with jetlag and dehydration hangover. It makes the lines shorter for those of us who want to arrive refreshed.

Use the business class potty, because you think it will be cleaner

It probably is. And the line is shorter. It may even be bigger. Its part of what those people paid extra for.

Take your child to the business class potty

There had better be a really urgent reason if you are going to use your child to gain access to that forward privy.

Change a diaper on the tray table

You do realize that people put their food on that tray table, right? There are no perfect solutions to the diaper changing issue, especially on long flights. BabyCenter.com offers helpful advice.

Assume everyone on the plane wants to entertain your child

They dont. Playing peek-a-boo over the seatback is cute for about three minutes, not three hours. Bring enough entertainment for the whole trip.

Forget to teach your children about airplane voice

Airplane voice requires leaning in and speaking softly. But most importantly, it requires airplane listening. Make a quiet game of it and everyone will enjoy the flight more.

Forget to use your own airplane voice

Chatty children are easier to tolerate than a blow-hard who talks loud enough for half the plane to hear. Tip: if you are hard of hearing or have a naturally loud voice, dont sit near the engines. The added noise level forces you and your seatmates to talk over the roar.

Think that your case of travelers tummy will improve inflight

To be blunt, things happen at 30,000 feet. Digestive things. Uncomfortable things. If you are already suffering from an uncomfortable digestive issue, know that it will worsen after takeoff. You should attempt to find a remedy before you board. Otherwise, prepare to enjoy your flight from the lavatory.

Leave your headphones on when the flight attendant is trying to talk to you

It is not only disrespectful to the person whose job it is to save your life, but it makes you talk loud enough that half the plane knows what you want to drink.

Touch a flight attendant

In case you havent noticed, they have a bubble of personal space that should never be breached. Its creepy and disrespectful.

Be an armrest hog

Keep your elbows to yourself and everybody stays happy.

Forget that someone is in front of you and behind you, trying to be comfortable

Look before you ratchet your seatback to its full recline, dont slam the tray table, and dont let your 7-year old kick the seat in front of him when he gets bored.

Think that your connecting flight is more important than everyone elses is

It doesnt matter how tight your connection is, there is probably someone on board with a tighter one. You dont need to get off the plane any faster than anybody else does. Your impatience will not get the doors opened any quicker. Of course, the drunk with the overstuffed carryon that he cannot wrestle down from the overhead might slow you down a bit. Just lend him a hand and you can both move along. Airplane karma will catch up with you eventually.


https://www.yahoo.com/travel/30-worst-decisions-you-can-make-on-...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457618/ Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:56:52 -0500
<![CDATA[Getting Ready for My First Cruise]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457584/ Rating: 1 Posted By: Virgil27
Views: 1750 Replies: 24

I'm going on a Royal Caribbean Cruise to Conzumel, Grand Cayman Islands, Haiti and Jamaica at the end of September. It's part of a writing conference. This is my first cruise, so I'm a bit nervous. Any advice for first-time travelers on a cruise? Here's a couple other questions.

- Once a ship returns to port, how long does it take to completely leave the ship? The ship is scheduled to reach the port at 7:00, and my plane leaves at 12:30. Will this be enough time?

- When do I present my passport, and what should I know about customs when buying souvenirs?

- I'm going on some excursions as part of the conference. What should I be aware of when I'm on tours in another country?

- How much cash should I bring, or perhaps more precisely, what should I expect to pay with cash and what should I expect to pay with debit card?

Thanks in advance from a traveling newbie


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457584/ Sat, 22 Aug 2015 09:19:56 -0500
<![CDATA[who has been to kenya?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457446/ Rating: -1 Posted By: erickcartmanfans
Views: 922 Replies: 4

Anyone in this forum been to kenya?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457446/ Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:04:50 -0500
<![CDATA[Chicago things to do for about 2 days]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457353/ Rating: 0 Posted By: onealdream
Views: 1827 Replies: 24

Planning about a 2 day trip to Chicago for a couple. Will be arriving at MDW around 9 am on a Saturday and leaving around 6 pm the next day. Wanted to get some ideas on how to make the best economically out of the time I have in Chicago.
So far, thinking about buying a 1 day passfrom MDW and go to downtown. List of items are Downtown Visit, Sears/Hankok tower (1 of them), Millenium Park, Navy Pier and ending the day with one of the river cruises. My hotel is near Ohare Airport so planning to take the Blue line to the hotel and use the free shuttle to the hotel. Not sure what can be done next day for about 5 hrs before heading back to the airport. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks.


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<![CDATA[Any promo codes for Mohegan Sun rooms?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457345/ Rating: 0 Posted By: scottvm
Views: 918 Replies: 3

I saw the packages they have, but just looking for a room discount.
Anyone?
TY


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457345/ Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:05:19 -0500
<![CDATA[Frontier Airlines Offering Packages That Bundle A La Carte Extras For One Price]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457092/ Rating: 0 Posted By: MISTERCHEAP
Views: 1726 Replies: 4


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457092/ Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:55:51 -0500
<![CDATA[Deal gone]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457030/ Rating: 1 Posted By: yashish
Views: 1942 Replies: 17

Done


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1457030/ Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:22:42 -0500
<![CDATA[REQUEST Need cheap air RT to Israel from US east coast airport]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456755/ Rating: 0 Posted By: Jazzmaster
Views: 1159 Replies: 7

Dates of Travel- first week of Sept. 2015 Flexible
Dates of Return- last week of Nov 2015 -Flexible
I need an open/ending ticket where I can change in the event I decide to backpack outside the country.

Departure City: I'm on the east coast Savannah, Garegion...whichever airport will produce the cheapest price.
1 person

I've found $980+ without taxes. I've used skyscanner, mobissomo.com

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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456755/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:23:43 -0500
<![CDATA[UK airports -- "duty-free" tax brouhaha regarding some major retailers; you can refuse to show boarding pass]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456711/ Rating: 2 Posted By: NantucketSunrise
Views: 1892 Replies: 10

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3190002/Airport-VAT-rip-...

'It's an absolute disgrace': Passengers' fury at airport VAT rip-off that 'nets millions of pounds for shops including Boots, Dixons and WH Smith who don't pass the savings on to the customer'

  • Shops accused of making millions from tax discounts on duty-free sales
  • They avoid paying 20% VAT on goods if customer travels outside Europe
  • But few pass savings on, meaning products are sold at high street prices
  • Today, customers expressed outrage over companies 'taking advantage'

Customers have branded major retailers 'an absolute disgrace' after it emerged companies are milking their margins at airports by not passing on VAT savings to customers.

The furious reaction comes after it emerged high street giants including Boots and W H Smith insist that airside customers scan their boarding passes at the till so they can avoid paying VAT.But in many cases they are charging the same prices as they would on the High Street, making millions by bolstering their profit margins with the 20 per cent tax savings.Although not illegal, the practice has infuriated consumer rights experts and led to calls last night for retailers including Boots, Dixons and WHSmith to come clean with customers.

....Consumer rights experts have led to calls for retailers to stop misleading the millions of customers who come through Britain's airports.Holidaymakers were also warned to be wary of goods sold under the guise of being 'duty-free' as shops are often the only ones who benefit from airport tax relief.

Consumer affairs expert Paul Lewis said retailers are 'not being straight with the public', adding: 'They are asking to see boarding cards but not telling them that this is so they can make more money by not paying the VAT on what they're selling.'What of course they should be doing is passing on the savings that they make to the passengers who are travelling outside Europe.'

Guy Anker, of the website Money Saving Expert, said: 'There is an assumption that duty free means cheaper. But that is not the case. All it means is that the stores themselves are not paying the duty.'


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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3194426/Now-duty-free-re...

Now airport shopping rebels refuse to show their boarding passes: Revolt grows after it emerged retailers make millions from tax discount without lowering prices

  • Millions of holidaymakers thought they were legally obliged to scan passes
  • But they are only scanned to allow firms to avoid paying 20% VAT on sales
  • Passengers revolting amid claims firms do not pass on saving to shoppers
  • Treasury Minister David Gauke has demanded an end to the rip-off charges

Airline passengers are refusing to show their boarding passes at airport shops after it emerged that retailers are making millions from tax discounts without lowering prices.

The growing revolt began at the weekend after passengers learned it was pointless to show boarding cards at checkouts because the only purpose is to allow firms to avoid paying 20 per cent VAT on sales.


Millions of holidaymakers and business travellers believed they were legally obliged to comply with requests to scan their passes for security reasons or because they were getting money off goods.It has meant frustrated passengers have for years endured the inconvenience of fumbling in bags or cases to dig out the passes in the queue at airport shops.But travellers were furious when it emerged that multi-million-pound retailers only ask to see the travel documents to boost their profits. Items, including soft drinks, books, perfume and clothing, that are taken to destinations outside the EU are exempt from VAT.Firms avoid paying it if they produce evidence such as a scan of a boarding pass but few pass the saving on to customers.

Last night Treasury Minister David Gauke demanded an end to the rip-off charges. The VAT relief at airports is intended to reduce prices for travellers, not as a windfall gain for shops, he told The Independent. While many retailers do pass this saving on to customers it is disappointing that some are choosing not to. We urge all airside retailers to use this relief for the benefit of their customers.

Boots emerged as one of the biggest offenders, according to an analysis last week by the newspaper.For every 8 bottle of Nivea suncream sold at an airport shop to customers travelling outside the EU, it can reclaim 1.60 in tax. The high street price is also 8. Although not illegal, the practice has led to calls for Boots and other retailers including Dixons and WH Smith to offer discounts.


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Staff at Gatwick branded the situation a nightmare yesterday, as frustrated passengers struggled to understand the rules.

Confusion reigned as different retailers gave out different information. Some had stopped asking for boarding passes, while others refused to serve shoppers unless they presented their flight details.


....Saga Holidays spokesman Paul Green said: Treasury ministers have confirmed what many holidaymakers believed for some time that you need to be wary when shopping at Britains airports.The VAT exemption is supposed to benefit hard-pressed holidaymakers, but the only ones who appear to bagging a bargain are rapacious retailers swiping a 20 per cent VAT refund without passing it on to customers.'Saying that it is just too difficult not to charge the VAT-included price is nonsense their systems are clever enough to reclaim the VAT so treating customers fairly should be simple.He added: This is tantamount to racketeering.

....An HMRC [UK Government] spokesman said: There is nothing in VAT law to require the production of a boarding pass to purchase goods in airport shops.


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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-3196520/Airport-VAT-rip-affected-fight-don-t-need-y.html

The airport VAT 'rip-off' explained: What's going on, which shops are involved and how to fight back
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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456711/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 00:25:00 -0500
<![CDATA[Article abt. the same vacation being priced very differently depending on which country's website the purchaser books on]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456710/ Rating: 3 Posted By: NantucketSunrise
Views: 1969 Replies: 6

It'snot surprising these days to learn that a companymight charge different customers different amounts for the same product/service, depending on where the customer lives or how the customer accesses the company's website(s).

I don't know if the info in this articlewould beuseful to anyone here -- it's aimed at British consumers --
but as a wider issue, it does go to show that it's worth checking around online to compare prices, even looking at foreign-language sitesif they sell the product/service you are thinking of purchasing (especially if it's not something that has to be shipped and paid customs tax on).


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3199710/Identical-holidays-pay-hundreds-Germans-French.html

Identical holidays - but we pay hundreds more than the Germans and French

British holidaymakers are paying hundreds of pounds more for holidays than families across Europe when they book exactly the same deals online.

A Mail on Sunday investigation has found prices listed on British websites can be vastly higher than those on equivalent sites in Germany, France or other countries.Last night, experts and consumer groups hit out at what they called rank profiteering from holiday companies. Marc Gander, of the Consumer Action Group, said: British people will be very surprised to find this is happening its just an opportunity for these companies to make extra profits by treating them as cash cows.

Our investigation found camping holiday website Eurocamp charges British tourists 2,495 for a two-week holiday next August in a three-bedroom mobile home in the resort of Berny-Riviere in Picardy. A German tourist would pay just 1,472 for exactly the same break a 1,023 difference.

The company, which has more than 160 resorts, also lists on its UK website a seven-night holiday in August next year in a two-bedroom mobile home at the Norcenni Girasole Club in Tuscany for 1,210. However, the same holiday is being sold on its German site for 979.

Meanwhile, French company Club Med charges two British adults and two children 2,936 for seven nights in December in the Alpine resort of LAlpe dHuez La Sarenne. A French family would pay just 2,586 a saving of 350.

Transport too can be cheaper. On its UK website, Direct Ferries is offering return tickets from Dover to Calais with P&O between August 19 and 26 for 180, while its DirectFerries.fr site has the same tickets for 147.Elsewhere, sailing holiday company Sunsail offers seven nights on a three-cabin yacht in Greece in August from 1,260 but German or French sailors will pay just 1,007.

Last month, the EC announced it was investigating Disneyland Paris for charging visitors from the UK and Germany more to visit the park than those from France. A week for a family of four from the end of August is on the UK website for 5,753 but the same week is priced at 4,946 on the French site a saving of over 800.

Eurocamp said: Our prices are in line with the demand we see in each of our source markets. DirectFerries failed to comment.

IF you want to save thousands on your holiday, it might be time to brush up on your childhood German. Just knowing that Zimmer means room and Bad means bath could help you snap up a break at a discount as you can book via a cheaper foreign-language website.

Eurocamp.com has links to its different country websites, so if you usually book through Eurocamp.co.uk, try seeing what the holiday costs on the German (.de), Danish (.dk), Irish (.ie) or Belgian (.be) sites.

Club Med also has different language sites for the UK, France and Germany.

Eurocamp, like Disneyland, says you can choose what market you book through, and so if dont want to book online, you can do so over the phone specifying which price you are quoting.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456710/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 00:06:56 -0500
<![CDATA[Disney: Millenium Falcon will fly at DL and DW]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456685/ Rating: 0 Posted By: DSJ
Views: 1887 Replies: 11

Today at Disney's D23 Expo, CEO Bob Iger made a huge announcement: the company is creating an enormousStar Wars-themed land for its parks. There will be two different parks, one at Disneyland in Anaheim, California and another in Orlando, Florida where Disney World is located, each made up of 14 acres what Iger described as the largest single themed expansion in the company's history.

http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/15/9158739/star-wars-land-disneyl...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456685/ Sat, 15 Aug 2015 15:25:20 -0500
<![CDATA[25% off Virgin America Summer Fares]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456610/ Rating: 2 Posted By: bbzeta439
Views: 1511 Replies: 2

25% off* main cabin fares. Book by August 16 to fly between August 29 and October 31.

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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456610/ Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:28:53 -0500
<![CDATA[One way rental from New York city to PVD]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456338/ Rating: 0 Posted By: jerry2003
Views: 1455 Replies: 4

Hi all,

I am looking for a one way rental from mid town NYC to PVD (Providence airport). I will need the car on 8/26 evening and return the next day later afternoon (1 day). All rates are extremely high using travel site (no corp codes). They were all about 200. I checked individual sites using corp codes, and found Hertz does not have any car available. Avis does have cars available, however the rate was just as high, unless I use the Citicorp leisure travel code. The catch is that this code does not include any mileages for the low rates, and Avis wants 35 cents per mile. The drive is about 200 miles, so after adding the 70 bucks, the rates are still lower, but not as impressive.

Anybody has some insights to share, as of how to get a reasonable one way rental for my need?

Thanks,
Jerry


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456338/ Thu, 13 Aug 2015 02:15:30 -0500
<![CDATA[London Day Trip]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456046/ Rating: 7 Posted By: Amby
Views: 1450 Replies: 5

2weeks ago, I was flying via LHR so booked it in such a way that I landed Terminal 2 at 7:30am and had connecting flight at 930pm from Terminal 4.
That gave me (technically) 14 hours in London. Thanks to FW forums and a very helpful long PM from "Nantucketsunrise", I had a good time.
Here is a quick account of my "day in London".
Quick Summary : I ensured to be free of all bags, Took local train to St. James Place station, Walked from there to London Eye to Westminster station and train back to LHR in 8 hours. 6 hours of walking, 2 hours in train.

Landed at LHR and had to claim my baggage (2nd flight was more than 6 hours out and different airline so no through checked luggage). BUMMER...
Found "Excess Baggage Company" store in the Arrivals area (they seem to be in every terminal). Deposited the big luggage and small carry-on bags. Flat rate 10 per bag per day. Conclusion: Well Worth every pence!
Current time around 845am. Walked out and across to local train (tube) station. {Avoid Heathrow Express train}. They sell "Oyster Card" and u add money on it to handle your train expense. I was able to pick 2 cards lying around and filled 10 on one of it.

Took the next train {Blue Line} to CockFosters (Only train that runs from Heathrow airport). Got down at South Kensington in approx. 35 min and changed to Yellow Line, 2-3 stops later deboarded at St. James Place. local time approx. 1030am.

Walked out of station, spent about 5-7 minutesto read road signs to gather my bearings. Walked to Buckingham Palace. Found myself at the right place right time. It was the time for Changing of guard (happens once daily at 1130am). I was in the middle of about 5,000 strong crowd (beautiful sunny 70degree day after 4 days of rains). Witnessed the useless spectacle but enjoyed the theatrics nonetheless.

Walked towards BigBen on Birdcage Walk (local map on back of umpteen number of tourist bus flyers was veryhelpful). Really liked the walk and seeing all the local buildings on the way.
Reached BigBen around 1150 and bought some sandwich+ice-coffee from a shop. As I was munching it, heard a lot of ruckus around me. Guess what. it was NOON. The most popular time to be witnessing BigBen as it gongs 12 times! Took some customary pictures and selfies in red phonebooth, with bigben in background, with few other "notable" buildings etc...
spend about 45 minutes walking around and appreciating the parks, Westminster Abbey etc. Really liked the Lavender blooms around the Parliament Sq. park in front of Abbey.

Walked across Westminster Bridge with eye on LondonEye. Spent about 30 minutes on the bridge watching all the Romanian crooks (it sure looked like a very strong and organized gang) offering a near-certain win in 3-shell games. Kept the discipline and didn't partake. Didn't try to be smart aleck and walked away. Was at EYE entrance around 2pm. With the various lines and waiting involved, it would have been 2 hours for me to climb and be back so decided to skip it. Sat in the park where some local guy was trying to control his 3 daughters who were jumping in puddles and running around in park. Chatted with him or 15 minutes, enjoyed the general scenery and kept walking (downstream?) towards Jubilee Bridges.

Almost bought a pint of beer from roadside caf but beer stench all around was so strong that it put me off and I skipped it. I am so glad for all the visible police presence in NYC now that I have visited London!

Walked across the bridge, around the Charing Cross, Around the Trafalgar Square, some souvenir shopping etc, walk on Whitehall witnessing the ScotlandYard, 10DowningSt and other noted buildings. Was at Westminster Station at 4pm. Took the train back to S. Kensington and walked out. Visited one museum to witness some "local" life and spent around 1 hour around there. Took the Blue Line back to airport.
Walked to "Excess Baggage Store" and paid 20 cash to recover my 2 luggage pieces. Boarded the train loop for Terminal 4 and was at super-crowded check-in counter by 7pm. Crossed the Security and was at the "Plaza Premium Lounge" in Terminal 4 (Part of the perks I got from my Chase Ink card Thanks to FWF few months back). Double shot of Glenmorangie, nice hot shower, another double shot and some good food. 1 hour on recliner and wifi to connect back to my world.
Local time 845pm. most of the tiredness from past 28 hours cleared up. Hurried walk to the airline gate. one of the last passengers to board. Doors closed, 2 single-serve bottles of Gin and 5 hours of sleep!

In short. 6 hours of walking tour of Central London and a 2 hour recovery in the lounge was well worth the day.

Thanks again to FW forums. I value this community and will be happy to give a little back with this memoir.



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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456046/ Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:10:26 -0500
<![CDATA[Carnival Cruise advise]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456030/ Rating: 0 Posted By: patibandla
Views: 1355 Replies: 5

We are booked for a week long Carnival cruise to the Carribean during the first week of September. This is our first time on a cruise and am looking for information on the following. Please advise if its worth or not and also any other tips.

- WiFi package
- Cheers package
- Drinks package.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1456030/ Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:01:12 -0500
<![CDATA[Where to find the cheapest Vegas hotel rates?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455765/ Rating: 1 Posted By: maydepot
Views: 2136 Replies: 11

Going to Vegas soon and was wondering if anyone knew of a website with the cheapest rates or coupons or codes that will knock off a big chunk. All I found was 10% off coupon at Hotels.com which is a joke since resort fees are like $30 a night.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455765/ Sun, 09 Aug 2015 11:27:10 -0500
<![CDATA[NYC to Delhi - $561.00 RT]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455690/ Rating: 2 Posted By: Fatbargain
Views: 2864 Replies: 16

Looks like availability from Oct. 2015 thru March 2016 but it's on the Russian carrier Transaero Airline which makes me a little cautious. http://transaero.ru/en/sales Has anyone had any experience with this airline?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455690/ Sat, 08 Aug 2015 16:27:56 -0500
<![CDATA[Wroclaw/Poland]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455115/ Rating: 0 Posted By: office49
Views: 1493 Replies: 0

Hello,

My name is Michal and I am a guide in Wroclaw/Poland. I organise tours, transfers and activities. I like to share my expirience with visitors, so if you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

Regards,

Michal

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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455115/ Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:16:22 -0500
<![CDATA[United: DFW-Honolulu $395 inc tax]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455104/ Rating: 2 Posted By: DSJ
Views: 2836 Replies: 2

When: Now thru May 2016, SUN-WED departures/SUN-Thurs returns
Total time: 10 hours with stops in LAX or SFO or DEN
How to find and book: Search on Google Flights. Pick an itinerary. Hot linked to ual.bomb

Example:
https://www.google.com/flights/#search;f=DFW,DAL;t=HNL;d=2015-10-05;r=2015-10-19

Tip: check Craigslist for discounted United vouchers to save 10% or more.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455104/ Wed, 05 Aug 2015 04:37:14 -0500
<![CDATA[Anyone travel Frontier Airlines lately?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455050/ Rating: 1 Posted By: Xnarg1
Views: 2649 Replies: 24

There are some extremely low fares going on right now (some fares as low as $19 each way). For us it would be two adults, two kids and an infant (4 tickets). We would need to check in a bag or two and a carry on. The total cost is still less than half of the major airlines, including SWA.

I've never flown Frontier - any reason to avoid it?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455050/ Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:37:02 -0500
<![CDATA[Advice Needed: To vacation in Puerto Rico next year or not.]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455005/ Rating: 0 Posted By: cjchaps
Views: 2392 Replies: 15

My wife and I were thinking about going to visit Puerto Rico in Jan. We have a SW companion pass and some free hotel stays coming up so financially it makes sense but are not sure the impact of their economy will have on travel. From what I've read it still seems like a relatively safe place and the local businesses still enjoy tourism money. I've read about why they are in the financial crisis and how businesses and locals have been migrating to the US recently but they don't say much about their tourism. Anyone know what impacts this will have on tourism?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1455005/ Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:08:38 -0500
<![CDATA[Need transport to JFK airport with 2 dogs and crates]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454912/ Rating: 0 Posted By: emram
Views: 1516 Replies: 9

Hi all,

My son, his wife, and two dogs are flying to Vietnam from JFK airport. I don't have a car that will fit them all including their luggage. What are my options? Any suggestion would be appreciated.

They are moving to Vietnam to start a new job.

Thanks!

Emram


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454912/ Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:42:27 -0500
<![CDATA[ Experiences with Amex Travel?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454695/ Rating: 0 Posted By: gatorkate
Views: 1675 Replies: 3

Thinking of booking a hotel for the first time using their site. Anyone have any opinions, pro or con, about using them? TIA.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454695/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 13:58:37 -0500
<![CDATA[REQUEST - Short hiking or other activities for outdoorsman in Southern California]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454692/ Rating: 0 Posted By: wallacemag
Views: 1843 Replies: 15

Visiting my daughter in southern LA September 1 - September 9. Going to San Diego for a couple of days but primarily staying in Dana Point and Manhattan Beach resort hotels. (She's a Marriott employee so going where the hotel discounts are.) Know the standard tourist stuff but my husband is not a resort type/beach type unless it includes good fishing. We all like to hike so wondering if anyone has recommendations for fairly easy but interesting hiking trails or other outdoor activities that are not included in the general tourist guidebooks. Not looking for march of death hikes but something that can be done over max of 4-5 hours.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454692/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:10:42 -0500
<![CDATA[Traveling across continent without flying by ship]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454494/ Rating: 0 Posted By: deeder
Views: 1804 Replies: 1

Wanted to know if any one knew anout freight cruises or other non regular cruise ship methods for travel? Either freight, or private captains or whatnot?

Looking for following routes

New York City port or east coast USA to a port in europe, asia, and israel, either same ship or different connecting ships. Ports including ones in Italy, north and South, Rotterdam, Haifa, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454494/ Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:57:03 -0500
<![CDATA[places to visit for short 2-3 days visit]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454310/ Rating: 0 Posted By: scorpio0414
Views: 1730 Replies: 3

Hi Everyone
Looking for suggestions for places to visit in the month of august from 21-30 . We are looking to drive to florida but if some other places are suggested we can check it out.
Thanks


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1454310/ Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:08:01 -0500
<![CDATA[Hidden City Flyers, Take Note --]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453407/ Rating: 2 Posted By: jaimelobo
Views: 3159 Replies: 2

Not taking sides one way or the other on this, just another data point to consider, if you are thinking about taking advantage of Hidden City fares.

Another carrier claims they are going to start cracking down and punishing those using them

BA Putting the Hammer Down on Hidden City Fares


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453407/ Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:39:34 -0500
<![CDATA[Vegas Hotels That Do And Don't Charge Resort Fees For Those Of You That Are Planning A Vacation There.]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453335/ Rating: 19 Posted By: Ayla
Views: 4915 Replies: 35

Hotels That DO NOT Have Resort Fees:
Arizona Charlie's Decatur
Arizona Charlie's Boulder Highway
California
Cannery
Casino Royale Best Western Plus
Eastside Cannery
Elara
Four Queens
Fremont Casino
Hilton Grand Vacations on the Las Vegas Strip
Hilton Grand Vacations Las Vegas Convention Center
Hilton Grand Vacations at the Flamingo
M Resort
Main Street Station
Wyndham Grand Desert


Hotels that DO CHARGE Resort Fees:

ALIANTE:$12.99. Includes: In-room Internet, coffee and tea service each morning, unlimited local and domestic long distance calls, choice of local paper or USA Today, concierge services, airport boarding pass printing, valet parking, "and much more."Best amenity:Internet.
ARIA:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: daily newspaper, fitness center access, WiFi everywhere, local and toll-free calls and boarding pass printing.Best amenity:Internet.
ARTISAN:$9.95. Includes: WiFi as well as access to the pool and valet service.Best amenity:Internet.
BALLY'S:$25*. Includes: Internet for one device, fitness center access for two people per day and local calls. Best amenity: Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
BELLAGIO:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi everywhere, local and toll free calls, fitness center access and boarding pass printing.Best amenity:Internet.
BOULDER STATION:$14.55, tax inclusive. Includes: Access to fitness facility and pool, in-room Internet, newspaper (Mon-Sat), copy and fax services, and unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance calls.Best amenity:Internet.
CAESARS PALACE:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet for one device, fitness center access for two per day and local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
CIRCUS CIRCUS:$16.80, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi, one premium ride at The Adventuredome, $4 off Adventuredome passes (valid for up to four), chips and salsa at Blue Iguana, two free Midway games, BOGO drink in West Casino or Slots-A-Fun, two fitness room passes (valid each day of stay for up to two), boarding pass printing, free local and 800 calls (up to 30 minutes), two K-cups for in-room Keurig coffee maker and a resort passbook "with up to $150 worth of savings."Randomest amenity:Still, the chips and salsa.
DELANO LAS VEGAS:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi, cardio room access, local and 800 calls, outgoing faxes, notary services, boarding pass printing, and a daily newspaper.Best amenity: WiFi.
DOWNTOWN GRAND:$18. Includes: Internet, bottled water, local and toll-free calls, morning coffee and Grand Experience coupon book.Best amenity: Coupon book for the drink discounts.
EL CORTEZ:$8.95*. Includes: WiFi, local calls, parking, access to the fitness center, and two bottles of water. Missing from 2014? Entry into the daily slot tourney and free wine at the now closed Flame steakhouse.
ENCORE:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet, pool access, fitness center access for two per day, boarding pass printing, unlimited in-room local and toll-free calls.Best amenity:Fitness center as the in-room Internet doesn't even work that well. *If you are staying in the Tower Suites, you do not have to pay a resort fee.
EXCALIBUR:$22.40, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, incoming faxes, daily newspaper, domestic and long-distance calls.Best amenity:Internet
.FIESTA HENDERSON:$11.29, tax inclusive. Includes: in-room Internet, newspaper (Monday-Saturday), VIP line pass to the buffet, 10% off at Starbucks, copy and fax services, and unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance calls.Best amenity:Internet.
FIESTA RANCHO:$11.19, tax inclusive. Includes: in-room Internet, newspaper (Monday-Saturday), and unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance calls.Best amenity:Internet.
FLAMINGO:$25*. Includes: Internet fortwo devicesone device, fitness center access for two people per day and local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
FORTUNE:$10. Includes: WiFi, shuttle service to Strip and McCarran Airport, local calls and TV as well as business center, gym, pool and hot tub usage. Gone from 2014? Any mention of a complimentary breakfast.Best amenity: Shuttle service.
FOUR SEASONS AT MANDALAY BAY:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi everywhere for multiple devices, in-room coffee and tea, shoe shine service and local and toll-free calls.Best amenity:WiFi by the pool.
GOLD COAST:$12.99. Includes: WiFi, in-room coffee, shuttle to the Strip and Orleans, fitness center access, local calls, fax services.Best amenity:WiFi.
GOLDEN GATE:$20. Includes: High-speed WiFi, $10 off the D showroom tickets, and free local and toll-free calls.Best Amenity: WiFi.
GOLDEN NUGGET:$5$22.60, tax-inclusive. While saying it isnota resort fee, Golden Nugget enacted a $5Fremont Street ExperienceDowntown Destination Fee July 1, 2013. Includes: an "added value card" offering select discounts to several downtown destinations, from $2 off admission toMob Museumto a free autographed photo of Rick Dale when you visitRick's Restoration.1.16 update: Golden Nugget will end the Destination Fee and will enact a $22.60 tax inclusive resort fee on January 19. The fee will cover the following amenities -- in-room WiFi for two devices, fitness center access, two bottles of water in-room, boarding pass printing, valet, self parking, daily newspaper and coupons.
GREEN VALLEY RANCH:$28.24, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, unlimited local and 800 calls, fitness center access including steam room, hot tub and indoor pool, coffee in the lobby (from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.), a newspaper (Monday-Saturday), shoe shine service and airport & Strip shuttle service.Best amenity:Shuttle.
HARD ROCK:$24$25. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, shuttle service to and from Fashion Show Mall, daily newspaper (must pick-up), notary service, boarding pass printing, and unlimited local and domestic long distance calls.Best amenity:Shuttle.2.3.15 Update: Hard Rock increases its resort fee by $1 on this date. Cited cost does not reflect tax.
HARRAH'S:$25*. Includes: Internet for two devices, fitness center access for two per day, and local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
HILTON LAKE LAS VEGAS:$22. Includes: Internet, 20 percent off a standard $15 valet charge, shuttle to Strip, boarding pass printing, golf club storage, exercise classes, overnight shoe shine, and 800 calls.Most horrible excuse for an amenity: 20 percent off valet.
HOTEL32 at MONTE CARLO:$28, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, daily newspaper, copying and faxing, two in-room bottles of water daily, in-room coffee, boarding pass printing and local and 800 calls.Best Amenity: Internet.
HOOTERS:$15.71, tax inclusive$15.95, tax exclusive. Includes: WiFi, fitness center and pool access (available 24 hours), parking, two bottles of water, two cups of coffee, and local and toll-free calls.Best Amenity: 24 hour pool use.
JW MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA:$14.99. Includes: High-speed Internet access, fitness center access in Spa Aquae, two drink coupons valid at any casino bar at Rampart Casino, $20 credit towards any spa treatment of $100 or more, local and domestic long distance calls, shuttle to the Strip, glass of wine in the Carmel Room, and two small bottles of water.Best amenity:Five-way tie between the free dessert, spa credit, Internet, Strip shuttle and drink coupons. *Elite Marriott members receive enjoy a 50% discount on the resort fee!
LUXOR:$28, tax inclusive. Includes: Wired Internet, fitness center access, local, long distance and 800 calls, coupon book "with over $800 in savings!" and daily newspaper.Best amenity:Internet...?
MANDALAY BAY:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, local and toll-free calls, boarding pass printing, copies and outgoing faxes, notary services and daily newspaper (must pick-up).Randomest amenity:Outgoing faxes.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet access for up to six devices (up one from last year), fitness and wellness center access (two passes daily), coffee and tea from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m., unlimited in-room local and toll-free calls, overnight shoe shines and free yoga in the mornings.Best Amenity: Internet.
MARDI GRAS:$5. Includes: airport shuttle, in-room coffee and WiFi.Best Amenity: Shuttle?
MGM GRAND:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi, daily USA Today newspaper (must pick-up), cardio room access (open from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.), business center services like notary, copies, boarding pass printing and faxes, and unlimited local and toll-free calls.Best amenity:Internet.
MONTE CARLO:$28, tax inclusive. Includes: Wired Internet, fitness center access, in-room coffee maker, two daily bottles of water, daily newspaper, copying and faxing, boarding pass printing, and local and toll free calls.
NEW YORK-NEW YORK:$28, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi everywhere, fitness center access, local and 800 calls, boarding pass printing, notary, 2-for-1 roller coaster passes, faxing (five page limit) and daily newspaper.Best amenity:Internet.
NOBU HOTEL:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet for two devices, fitness center access for two per day and local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
OASIS AT GOLD SPIKE:$20. Includes: WiFi, fitness center use, a dining discount ($3 off a purchase of at least $10 at Gold Spike's diner), guaranteed parking, daily newspaper selection in lobby, copy and fax services, and pool use.
PALACE STATION:$16.79, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, local, domestic long distance and 800 calls, newspaper (Monday-Saturday), copy and fax services, and airport and Strip shuttle service.Best amenity:Shuttle.
PALAZZO:$28$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: WiFi, Canyon Ranch fitness center access (for two), local and toll-free phone calls, and a daily newspaper, and boarding pass printingone regular coffee at Caf Presse, 2-for-1 well drink, house wine or domestic beer at any casino bar, excluding The Bourbon Room.Best amenity:Canyon Ranch access. *The resort fee does not apply to Prestige Level suites.
PALMS:$25. Includes: Internet, cardio center access, Strip shuttle service and a daily newspaper, local calls and boarding press printing.Best amenity:Internet.
PALMS PLACE:$25. Includes: Internet, cardio center access, Strip shuttle service and a daily newspaper.Best amenity:Internet.
PARIS:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet for two devices, fitness center access for two per day and local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
PLANET HOLLYWOOD:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet for one device, spa and fitness center access for two per day and all local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
PLAZA:$15*. Includes: WiFi, fitness center access, 800 and local calls, two bottles of water, parking (self and valet) and a coupon book. Best amenity: WiFi.
RED ROCK:$27.99, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet, spa and fitness center access, local and 800 calls, daily newspaper, shoe shine and airport and Strip shuttle service.Best amenity:Shuttle.
RIO:$25*. Includes: Internet for two devices, fitness center access for two per day and all local calls.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
RIVIERA:$17. Includes: WiFi, fitness center access (with tennis courts!), local and 800 calls, use of in-room safe, parking, and a coupon book with a $350 value.Best amenity:Internet.
RUMOR:$11.99. Includes: WiFi, two bottles of water, parking, business center services including copies, and pool access.Best amenity:WiFi. (Tip: If an operator asks if you can be placed on hold, say no!)
SAM'S TOWN:$12.99. Includes: shuttle service to the Strip and Downtown, WiFi for three devices and local and toll free calls.Best amenity: Shuttle.
SANTA FE STATION:$14.55, tax inclusive. Includes: Access to fitness facility, in-room Internet, free game of bowling, 10% discount at gift shop, free cup of Starbucks, newspaper (Monday-Saturday), and unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance calls.Best amenity: Internet. (Runner-up: Bowling.)
SILVER SEVENS:$9.99. Includes: Airport and Strip shuttle, WiFi, copy and fax services, boarding pass printing, access to fitness center, coffee coupons redeemable in Gift Shop (one per day), a glass of wine with a purchased entre in all restaurants, and a gift shop discount.Best amenity:Shuttle.
SILVERTON:$9.99$14.54, tax inclusive. Includes: use of in-room safe, fitness center access, in-room Internet as well as WiFi in the lobby and Starbucks, boarding pass printing, airport and Strip shuttle service, andBath & Body Workstoiletries. Gone from 2014? In-room coffee. It is now $5.60 and includes 4 cups of Starbucks coffee.Best amenity: Internet.Update: Silverton raised its resort fee by three dollars on February 1, 2015.
SLS LAS VEGAS:$25. Includes: In-room WiFi, local and toll-free calls and fitness center and pool access.Best amenity: WiFi.
SUNCOAST:$12.99. Includes: WiFi for three devices, in-room coffee, in-room refrigerator, safe access, access to fitness center, toll free and local calls.Best amenity: WiFi.
SUNSET STATION:$16.94, tax inclusive. Includes: In-room internet (wired and wireless), local and toll-free calls, pool and fitness center access, daily newspaper, copy and fax services, and a gift shop discount.Best amenity: Internet.
SOUTH POINT:$14. Includes: WiFi, fitness center access, local and toll free calls, boarding pass printing, airport shuttle (based on availability), and a casino fun book.Best amenity: Shuttle.
STRATOSPHERE:$17.99. Includes: Internet, admission to the tower during regular operating hours for up to four, 2-for-1 tickets to see PIN UP, access to fitness center and a discounted thrill ride pass.Best amenity: Internet.
TEXAS STATION:$14.55, tax inclusive. Includes: In-room Internet (wired and wireless), local and toll-free calls, fitness center access, newspaper, copy and fax services, buffet line pass, a free game of bowling for two and a gift shop discount.Best amenities: Internet and bowling.
THE COSMOPOLITAN:$25$30*. Includes: Internet, unlimited local, toll free and domestic long distance calls, 24-hour fitness center access, and tennis court access.Best amenity: Tennis courts. *Resort fee waived for Gold and Platinum Identity players club members.Update: Cosmo will raise its resort fee to $30 a night (before tax) beginning February 2.
THE CROMWELL:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: fitness center access for two, in-room Internet for two devices, and local calls.Best amenity: Internet.THE D:$20. Includes: WiFi, $10 off the D showroom tickets, and local and toll free calls.Best Amenity: Internet
.THE LINQ(formerly Imperial Palace):$25*. Includes: Internet for two devices, local calls and fitness center access.Best amenity:Internet. *Total Rewards players with Diamond or Seven Stars status can waive the resort fee.
THE MIRAGE:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: WiFi everywhere, cardio room access, daily newspaper (must pick-up), boarding pass printing, notary, copies and faxes (up to 10 and black & white only) and local and toll-free calls.Best amenity:Internet, duh.
THE ORLEANS:$12.99. Includes in-room Internet, unlimited local calls, in-room coffee, access to fitness center, 10 minutes of access to the Internet in the business center and shuttle to the Strip.Best amenity:Shuttle.
THE PLATINUM HOTEL:$15. Includes WiFi, valet parking, in-room coffee, local calls, printing of boarding passes from business center, use of gym and pool and concierge services, wine reception from 4-7, use of steam room in spa from 10am to 5.Best amenity:Wine reception.
THE SIGNATURE AT MGM GRAND:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet everywhere, fitness center access, local and 800 calls, boarding pass printing, in-room coffee and a daily newspaper.Best amenity:Internet.
TREASURE ISLAND:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet for two devices, fitness center access, 2-for-1 cocktail, 2-for-1 buffet, daily newspaper (must pick-up), local and toll-free calls, boarding pass printing, up to 10 pages of copies and faxes, and a$20$25 credit for a future stay. (See the breakdown of valuehere.)Best Amenity:$20$25 credit for future stay. *TI's resort fee can be optional with the booking of itsTV ad specialas well as for qualified players club members and groups.
TROPICANA:$19.99$25: Includes: Internet, fitness center and pool access, two bottles of water per stay, 50 percent off well cocktails, beer and wine at Tropicana Lounge from 5-8 p.m., faxing (10 per day), 2-for-1 show tickets to Laugh Factory or New Illusions, $10-20 off tickets to Raiding the Rock Vault, and local and toll-free calls.Best Amenity: Drinking discount.
TRUMP:$25$29. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, shuttle service to Wynn and Forum Shops, in-room coffee and bottled water, daily newspaper, shoe shine service, local and toll-free calls. Missing from 2014? $25 spa credit.Most old school amenity:Shoe shine.
TUSCANY SUITES:$19.04$24.00 plus tax. Includes: Parking, coin-op laundry facilities, pool and fitness center use, in-room coffee machine and safe, and in-room WiFi as well.Best Amenity: WiFi.
VDARA:$32.48, tax inclusive. Includes: Internet everywhere, fitness center access, local and 800 calls, newspaper (must pick-up), turndown service (upon request), boarding pass printing, notary services, 10 percent off spa retail purchases and two in-room bottles of water.Best amenity:Internet.
VENETIAN:$28$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: WiFi, Canyon Ranch fitness center access (for two), local and toll-free phone calls, and a daily newspaper, and boarding pass printingone regular coffee at Caf Presse, 2-for-1 well drink, house wine or domestic beer at any casino bar, excluding The Bourbon Room.Best amenity:Canyon Ranch access.*The resort fee does not apply to Prestige Level suites.
WESTGATE LAS VEGAS:$22. Includes: Wireless Internet access for three devices (excluding convention area), cardio room access for two, $5 credit for use on a future stay and local and toll-free calls.Lamest amenity: Five buck credit.
WESTIN CASUARINA:$19.95. Includes: Nightly hosted reception featuring complimentary beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres, WiFi, fitness center access, pool, sauna and steam room access, local, 800 and domestic long distance calls, bottled water, boarding pass printing, notary service, valet and self-parking and incoming faxes. Missing from 2014? Newspaper.Best amenity:Free dranks!
WILD WILD WEST DAYS INN:$5.99. Includes: Use of pool, local calls, laundry facilities, breakfast, security, parking and WiFi.Best amenity win: Hanging by the pool after breakfast using the WiFi while you have a load of laundry running and aren't stressing about a lack of security.
WYNN:$32.48, tax inclusive*. Includes: Internet, fitness center access, local and toll-free calls.Best amenity:Fitness center. *This fee does not apply to those booking the Tower Suites.All the resort fee information cited was gathered from either each hotel's website or, when not published, by speaking to a hotel representative.


I got this information from: http://www.vegaschatter.com/story/2015/1/12/15109/3421/vegas-tra...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453335/ Fri, 24 Jul 2015 02:09:50 -0500
<![CDATA[Disney World Ticket - any good deal]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453097/ Rating: 1 Posted By: twu1966
Views: 3958 Replies: 29

Hi
Does anyone recommend good price for Disney World ticket? The ticket is so expensive
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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1453097/ Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:47:26 -0500
<![CDATA[Delta Sky Miles: Changes coming June 1, 2016]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452804/ Rating: 7 Posted By: MISTERCHEAP
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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452804/ Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:05:12 -0500
<![CDATA[Need best deal for a cruise to Bermuda in 2016]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452786/ Rating: 0 Posted By: daddyoftwins
Views: 2717 Replies: 15

Need to find the best way and best cruise to Bermuda in 2016. Want some feedback on what cruise lines people prefer. ANY info will be helpful. Thanks

Looking to go out from New York or New Jersey.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452786/ Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:21:31 -0500
<![CDATA[Information regarding travel through frankfurt]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452460/ Rating: 1 Posted By: nansi
Views: 2467 Replies: 7

Hi ,
My US visa will expire on 24-Jul-2015 and I have I-94 valid till 03-Aug-2015.I am travelling through Germany to my home country India.I have booked a flight on 24-Jul-2015 with Lufthansa,it is connection through Germany on 25-July.So can I travel through Germany with expired visa and valid I-94?Though I have applied for extension of stay in US as it is in pending status I want to travel my home country to sit with US Consular for visa Stamping.Please let me know whether I can travel through Germany with my valid I-94 as it is 1 day after expiration of my US visa...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1452460/ Sun, 19 Jul 2015 02:09:43 -0500
<![CDATA[Quick last minute trip - how to search for cheapest flights from airport to ANY destination]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451540/ Rating: 0 Posted By: solley
Views: 4355 Replies: 13

Per the subject, wife and I are looking for a long weekend destination. Likely driving, but want to see if there was a way to input departure airport and travel dates and see where we can get for the cheapest airfare. In other words, we want the destination airport to be the variable.

Anyone know of a way to do this?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451540/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:04:48 -0500
<![CDATA[Europe Swiss Car Rental CDW alternate options]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451464/ Rating: 0 Posted By: invisible
Views: 2936 Replies: 19

On booking a car for 4 days in Zurich Switzerland ZHR airport via Thrifty I found their CDW was very high compared to what I am used to in USA. Any alternate CDW you would recommend that may be cheaper and close in coverage?

In USA for local rental we mostly decline CDW as CC has coverage, But many have advised us to get CDW in some form when renting in Europe.due to possible extra hassles in case of any accident.

I used DISCOVER Card due to any foreign fees waived and wonder if advisable to sign up for come CDW though DISCOVER itself does offer the benefit, due to above mentioned hassles.

Any tips or experiences in this? Usually there are 3rd party CDW companies also, like the one popped up when using Kayak or Expedia that offered what looked like CDW like coverage for $9 -- I went with Thrifty for car rental as rate was same and lowest as other engines.

TIA for any tips.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451464/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:32:40 -0500
<![CDATA[How to get the best hotel?]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451462/ Rating: 0 Posted By: angemaths
Views: 2891 Replies: 4

How to get the best deals for booking hotels in online?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451462/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:23:14 -0500
<![CDATA[Edward juarez immigration - Where to get a best deal on hotels in Los Angeles]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451184/ Rating: -4 Posted By: edwardjuarezimmigration
Views: 2733 Replies: 3

Hi Everyone,

My name is Edward juarez immigration. I am plainning to visit Los Angeles next month with my family and looking for affordable hotel.Please suggest me with your ideas which hotel offer great deals.

Thanks
Edward juarez immigration


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1451184/ Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:00:03 -0500
<![CDATA[Car rental and Hotel deals]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450746/ Rating: -1 Posted By: leew3803
Views: 3648 Replies: 11

I am taking a vacation to Elkins wv for family reunion. i can pick up at airport in Canton.ohio and there a feew named hotels in elkins.. how would i go about getting best deals?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450746/ Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:26:02 -0500
<![CDATA[Carnival: We're Going to Cuba]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450672/ Rating: 2 Posted By: DSJ
Views: 3635 Replies: 7

MIAMI, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Carnival Corporation & plcthe world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba. Carnival Corporation intends to take travelers to Cuba beginning in May 2016 via its newly launched fathom brand a new social impact travel brand providing purpose-oriented, social impact experiences, initially in the Dominican Republic.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/carnival-corporation-granted-us...


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450672/ Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:02:42 -0500
<![CDATA[Planning to fly to the Philippines for Vacation]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450627/ Rating: -2 Posted By: wilsonrichard
Views: 2800 Replies: 5

Hi Everyone! Me and my 4 Pals are planning to visit the Philippines for 5 days next month. We would like to maximize our vacation into what destination serves the best deals. This is our first time to go to the country and we would like to know how much it would cost with regards hotels and flight fares.

Thanks!

Best Regards,

Wilson Richard


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450627/ Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:02:18 -0500
<![CDATA[any london hotel deals]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450521/ Rating: -6 Posted By: erickcartmanfans
Views: 2748 Replies: 11

Anyone knows a good deal for a hotel in london?


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450521/ Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:18:42 -0500
<![CDATA[Boston hotels or near Boston recommendations]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450052/ Rating: 0 Posted By: bc3000
Views: 2978 Replies: 6

I'm going to betravelling inthe East Coast soon and have never been to Boston. I wanted to stop for a few nights and it appears most good hotels in the area are pretty expensive. Anyone have any suggestions for staying in or near Boston that are not $300 plus a night (most I saw were $500 plus).

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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1450052/ Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:11 -0500
<![CDATA[FYI Booking at an IHG Hotel]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449785/ Rating: 0 Posted By: mzeeowen2
Views: 3586 Replies: 7

This is the email answer I received from the IHG Best Rate Guarantee Helpdesk when I inquired about the process. Hope it helps clarify it.

"Thank you for contacting our office regarding the Best Price Guarantee. We appreciate the opportunity to assist you with this matter.Please allow me to give you a brief information about the Guarantee.

A reservation must be made directly on an IHG Web site to qualify for the Best Price Guarantee, and you must have a valid reservation confirmation number. You must advise IHG within 24 hours of booking your room on the IHG website by filling out the online Best Price Guarantee Form with your booking details. Booking must be made via the Best Available Rate search on any of the IHG web sites.Comparison Prices Must Be Available to the General Public Online. The Best Price Guarantee applies only to prices both advertised and available to the general public on a non-IHG website at the time of verification. For example, this does not include prices offered on membership program websites; corporate discounts; negotiated prices; group, rewards program, incentive, meeting, convention, consolidator or interline prices; prices obtained via auction or similar process; or prices available only by using a coupon or other promotion not offered to the general public. The average nightly lower price may not come from a website where you call to get the price, or from an e-mail that you received.
bestpriceguarantee@ihg.com
www.ihg.com/bestprice


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449785/ Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:35:09 -0500
<![CDATA[JetBlue to start charging up to $25 for FIRST Checked Bag on Flights]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449743/ Rating: 1 Posted By: MISTERCHEAP
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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449743/ Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:34:40 -0500
<![CDATA[Disney: "No selfie sticks for you"]]> http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449504/ Rating: 5 Posted By: DSJ
Views: 3805 Replies: 27

As of June 30, selfie sticks will be confiscated and stowed at security at all Disney theme parks.


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http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/travel-discussion/1449504/ Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:33:17 -0500