Joe Brancatelli recently tackled the task of separating travel facts from fiction in this MSNBC article. It's a fun read that puts to rest some long-standing travel legends, but gives legs to others.
Are there secret codes that will get you top service on airlines? Is your credit card information encrypted on your hotel key card? And are hotel rooms as filthy as you've heard?
He covers these and other travel rumor favorites in this worthwhile article.
And here's a hint if you're impatient for the answers: No, no, and yes.