Coach-class seats with individual video screens on Northwest's A330 aircraft (Photo: Northwest)

Soon you'll be able to watch your iPod's video content on your seatback monitor....read more»

Hostelworld.com has just announced its picks for the world's top hostels, based on the votes of a half-million hostelers....read more»

Photo: JetBlue

But as with many unions these days, the arrangement is of the nontraditional variety....read more»

Airport baggage handler (Photo: Index Open)

At the same time the DOT was busy announcing plans to raise the airlines' liability limit on lost baggage, at least one airline has decided to turn around and pass that cost on to you....read more»

Airport baggage handler (Photo: Index Open)

With more bags getting lost than ever before, the DOT says it will raise the airlines' baggage-liability limit effective February 28....read more»

SmarterTravel.com's 10 Things To Know Before You Go

Welcome to the new look of SmarterTravel.com. We redesigned our site to make it easier for you to find the objective travel information you need....read more»

You may have to pay more if you want to sit in the first 11 rows of a JetBlue plane....read more»

For two years running, an Intrepid package has made my list of the 10 best bargains in adventure travel. This year I might just hand out a gold star for environmental merit as well....read more»

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