Coronavirus cases skyrocket on stranded cruise ships; DOT says airlines cannot deny cash refunds, and more
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As of Thursday, 189 people from the Holland America Zaandam had exhibited flu-like symptoms. The Zaandam, along with numerous other cruise ships, has been stranded at sea for weeks as multiple ports have refused her entry, citing concerns over the sick passengers on board.
The ship, along with Holland America’s Rotterdam, was allowed to dock in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Friday. Chartered flights will ferry healthy passengers home.
There’s been a lot of debate on this topic, but the DOT has always been clear: Passengers whose flights are canceled can demand their money back.
It has to do with the tax waiver that was issued to help bail out struggling airlines.
This will help offset that increase in the annual fee this year.
Credit card debt doesn’t disappear when a cardholder dies, so here are some precautions everyone should take to leave their loved ones in good hands.
We have your pros-and-cons list.
Not all is doom and gloom: As a silver lining, a number of destinations are healing from overtourism.
Groceries are the secret weapon. And here’s your definitive guide to online grocery services.
Royal Air Maroc also joined the Oneworld family.
Here’s what you are and aren’t entitled to claim.
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