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Look for experience, certified expertise and a solid reputation when shopping for advice.
Some reasons are not at all what you might expect.
The booklet, which translates your U.S. license into 10 languages, may be one of the least-understood travel documents.
A photo or video can be worth a lot when contesting charges for damage to a rental car or lodgings.
An emergency evacuation takes alertness, compliance and speed. So, please, pay attention.
Changing rules and devalued points reduce the allure of rewards programs.
Increasingly, airport concession fees follow travelers to off-airport car-rental locations.
Electronically equipped suitcases and backpacks don’t have to turn users off.
Tools ranging from device trackers to personal alarms can help keep you safe on vacation.
The Post's travel writers and editors discuss your travel stories, questions, gripes and more.