SHOW #60 (May 24, 2015)
This special edition of the ConsumerMan show has tips on hotels, airfares, overseas travel and taking your pet on vacation. Also, an important warning about bogus online booking sites.

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Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine and the author of How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler. His website is

Washington Post: When Should You Have Reservations About Your Hotel Reservations? Why resort fees are insidious and misleading

International Business Times: Everything You Need To Know About Paying For Things On Your European Vacation

Smarter Travel: Free Travel Offers That Aren't Really Free

CheapAir: When To Buy Airline Tickets - Based On 1.5 Billion Airfares

NBC: Airline And Hotel Satisfaction Ratings

Kiplinger: 10 World-Class Travel Bargains

Consumer Reports: Ultimate Frequent Flyer Guide

Consumer Reports: Best Bets For Frequent Flyer Award Travelers From Seattle

Mikkel Becker is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the Ultimate Pet Lover series and the resident trainer for Mikkel, who lives in the Puget Sound area, does personalized pet training. You can contact her at

Vetstreet: How To Make Travel Plans With Pets In Mind

Vetstreet: Traveling With Pets? What To Remember Before You Leave

Vetstreet: Study: Many Dog Harnesses For Cars Are Unsafe

Vetstreet: Motion Sickness In Dogs

ConsumerMan Show: What Dog Owners Need To Know About LEPTOsporosis (Audio)

KOMO: Feline Blood Donations Desperately Needed



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