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dec 03 2007

Travel news roundup

Broadway is on sale: The Broadway strike has ended. If you book by Dec. 12, you can save up to half off several award-winning Broadway shows, including Spring Awakening, The Color Purple, Spam-a-lot, Legally Blonde, and Mamma Mia, by booking via Travelzoo.com.

Airlines are tightening baggage rules on flights to Latin America: Most major U.S. airlines refuse to accept more than two checked bags per person. You can't pay extra for additional bags. Details at the blog Upgrade: Travel Better.

The E.U. may owe you money: Did you know that if your flight from Europe back to the US is delayed in arriving more than 4 hours, the airline is required to pay up to $900 according to EC regulations? Lesser amounts are due passengers for shorter flights and delays. And the rules apply to cancellations too. Details at the blog Airfare Watchdog.

Park from a cruise from Tampa: Learn more from ace blogger Brook Wilkinson. You'll find advice on parking at Seattle, San Diego, Galveston, Norfolk, and Bayonne, N.J., in our drive-up cruise ports story.

Improve your odds of getting a Las Vegas upgrade: Tim Leffel reports on a website, FrontDeskTip, where you can find out what your chances are of getting an upgrade at a Vegas hotel by slipping a clerk $20. Details at HotelChatter.com.

Fly straight to a Caribbean beach: Learn which airline flights fly direct from your nearest gateway city by using our drop-down menu.

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Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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