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November 20, 1999


This Week: Getting Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you know, it's one of the busiest times of the year for the travel industry. But it also can be one of the most stressful times of the year, especially if you're trying to get home for the holidays and something goes wrong -- you miss your flight, the car breaks down. I asked you to call in with stories about what you went through to get home for the holidays.

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Next Week: Taxi Cab Tales

If you're like me, getting home for the holidays means going across town instead of across the country. But, still, there are some dicey traveling situations you can encounter in the city -- like taxi cabs. You never quite know what you're going to get when you wave one down. For example, when I was in Cairo I took a cab early one morning and, to my surprise, discovered that red lights there are nothing more than decorations -- almost gave me a heart attack. Plus, at the end of the ride, you can just ignore the meter and barter the fare. Try doing that in Chicago and New York and see how far you get. I want to hear about your taxi experience. Did you fear for your life as you flew down the streets of San Francisco or did you meet a memorable person while driving through Tokyo?

Send us an email or call 888-SAV-TRAV (888-728-8728) telling us your taxi cab story.


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