More Posts On: Financial

Leaving Japan to Become More Expensive in January of 2019

Saying sayonara to Japan will become more expensive.

As I first reported in this article on Sunday, April 15, 2018, if you leave Japan via airplane or ship — whether or not you are a citizen — you will be required to pay a departure tax of ¥1,000 effective as of Monday, January 7, 2019 as a result of…

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6 Pitfalls of Gift Cards Which Can Cost You Serious Money

Unlike frequent travel loyalty program miles and points — in which I questioned in this article as to whether or not they are a currency — gift cards use actual currency to comprise its value. You can get gift cards for just about any company at many denominations of value — such as a gift card to a restaurant worth $25.00…

…but you also have to watch out for…

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You May Get a Share of Money From Asia Oceania Airline Ticket Settlement

You may be eligible for your share of $49,000,000.00 from a class action settlement which was reached in litigation if you were incorrectly charged by Air New Zealand Limited, China Airlines, Limited, EVA Airways Corporation, and Philippine Airlines pertaining to the pricing of tickets for transpacific flight segments originating in the United States to Asia, Australia, New Zealand, or the Pacific Islands between Saturday, January 1, 2000 and Thursday, December 1, 2016…

…but you must…

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You May Get a Share of Money From Domestic Airline Ticket Settlement

You may be eligible for a refund from a class action settlement which was reached in litigation if you purchased a ticket for a domestic flight within the United States, its territories and the District of Columbia from either American Airlines between Friday, July 1, 2011 and Thursday, June 14, 2018; or Southwest Airlines between Friday, July 1, 2011 and Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

This case alleges that…

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Your Chance to Claim Up to £1,500 From British Airways as Compensation For Data Breach

If you were one of the greater than 380,000 customers who may have been affected by a breach of the security systems of British Airways last month, you may qualify to claim up to £1,500.00, if one law firm is successful in its class action suit against the airline.

An official announcement from British Airways — which was first released on Friday, September 7, 2018 — acknowledged and confirmed that…

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Stupid Tip of the Day: Always Have Alternative Methods of Payment When Traveling

No matter how careful you might be when traveling, something can always potentially and unexpectedly go wrong — and that just happened to me recently in terms of a form of payment I use whenever I travel.

I drove my rental car into a petrol station on a highway near Casablanca to fill up the tank. Once the tank was full, it was time for me to pay…

…except that…

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