A warning about credit card holds when you travel

When Perry Capurro rented a car from Hertz in Harrisburg, Pa., he got an early surprise: a required $200 “authorization” on the reservation. “They were difficult to deal with the whole time, and they do not release the hold until midnight,” he says. So what’s with the “hold”

This Thanksgiving trip turned into a real turkey

Editor’s Note: This week we’re running a series of our favorite holiday travel columns. And we knew we had to start with Andy Smith’s Thanksgiving air travel odyssey. There’s a sequel to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” in here somewhere! The post This Thanksgiving trip turned into a real turkey…