Travel

Aug 9 2017

United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets – Bloomberg Business #rental #car #deals

#airline travel sites # United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets United Airlines Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide LLC sued to prevent the travel website Skiplagged.com from helping consumers buy what the companies call improper “hidden city” plane tickets that undercut their sales. Skiplagged helps travelers find cheap airfares by enabling them to book multistop flights and deplane before the flights reach their as-booked final destination. Sometimes a fare that travels through a hub city to another location can be cheaper than a ticket to the hub city alone. “In its simplest form, a passenger purchases a ticket from …

Jul 5 2017

United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets – Bloomberg Business #travel #booking

#airline travel sites # United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets United Airlines Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide LLC sued to prevent the travel website Skiplagged.com from helping consumers buy what the companies call improper “hidden city” plane tickets that undercut their sales. Skiplagged helps travelers find cheap airfares by enabling them to book multistop flights and deplane before the flights reach their as-booked final destination. Sometimes a fare that travels through a hub city to another location can be cheaper than a ticket to the hub city alone. “In its simplest form, a passenger purchases a ticket from …

May 11 2017

Hidden Dangers of Independent Contractor Travel Agent Classification #online #travel #agents

#independent travel agents # The Dangers of Independent Contractor Travel Agent Misclassification You may not think of this as important when vetting out your host agencies, but making sure the host agency follows the independent contractor rules of the government is as important of a question as how much it costs to join or what the commission split is. Being an independent contractor travel agent and an employee is important to differentiate. Why Should Misclassification Concern You? If the host agency is audited and found to have misclassified their independent contractor travel agents, the fines and back taxes add up …

Apr 1 2017

United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets – Bloomberg Business #spain #travel #packages

#airline travel sites # United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets United Airlines Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide LLC sued to prevent the travel website Skiplagged.com from helping consumers buy what the companies call improper “hidden city” plane tickets that undercut their sales. Skiplagged helps travelers find cheap airfares by enabling them to book multistop flights and deplane before the flights reach their as-booked final destination. Sometimes a fare that travels through a hub city to another location can be cheaper than a ticket to the hub city alone. “In its simplest form, a passenger purchases a ticket from …