Archive for November, 2010

American to Dump Orbitz

As of December 1 there will be no American Airlines flight listings on Orbitz. Why? American wants more money from Orbitz sales. Currently there is an intermediary that handles the search and booking between the two entities. American wants a direct connect so their costs are reduced. As I see it, one problem from Orbitz’ […]

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No More Foreign Transaction Fees on This Card

When traveling overseas, every traveler that has been using their credit cards for purchases has been socked a foreign transaction fee at the time of billing. It usually added 3% to your spending. For some time it was a hidden fee until a lawsuit forced disclosure on your credit card statements. With the US$ being […]

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