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Elliott Confidential delves into consumer protection issues within the travel industry, providing alerts, guidance, and critical analyses of airlines, car rental companies, and hotels. It emphasizes consumer rights, safety concerns in air travel, the impact of government actions on airlines, and practical advice for travelers navigating commercial disputes and planning trips.

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137 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Use two-factor authentication and authenticator apps to protect your online travel accounts from hackers.
  2. Enable login notifications and maximize security settings on platforms to monitor any unauthorized access to your accounts.
  3. Avoid using simple or repeated passwords, practice safe Wi-Fi usage, and be cautious of urgent emails or suspicious links to prevent hacking incidents.
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235 implied HN points β€’ 04 Feb 24
  1. Hotels are charging guests mandatory parking fees, even if they don't have a car.
  2. Average hotel parking fees are around $44 a night and can be higher in cities like New York, San Francisco, and Chicago.
  3. You can dispute and fight against mandatory parking fees if you feel they are unfair.
137 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. The U.S. Senate passed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act, providing new consumer protections for airline passengers.
  2. This legislation is seen as a chance to address issues within U.S. airlines and improve the passenger experience.
  3. Despite the new protections, there are questions about whether the Congressional action goes far enough to protect airline consumers.