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Tuesday Travel Trouble: I’m leaving, on a…chartered bus?

A few years ago, when we only had one child, our little family flew from Indianapolis to Boston.  The trip there was uneventful, but the way home got really tricky.  We flew from Boston to Cincinnati on Delta, then from Cincinnati to Indy on a regional jet—not exactly Delta but a Delta affiliate, although we’d bought our tickets from Delta.  That seemed to be the problem.  When we got to Cincinnati, our flight home to Indianapolis was cancelled.  The ticket agent at the regional airline wouldn’t help us because we’d bought our tickets on Delta.  So we went to the Delta desk.  Delta wouldn’t help us because it was the regional airline that had cancelled our flight.  We went back and forth again, getting more and more frustrated with our airport limbo.  Read more

Successfully at Disney--crutches and all

Tuesday Travel Trouble: Trip Swap

Today we continue with our Tuesday Travel Trouble series, today highlighting a travel-gone-wrong experience from guest writer, Kristy Taylor.  WARNING! What Kristy has attempted (and accomplished) in redeeming her almost-failed trip is NOT for the faint of heart—and it’s definitely impressive.  If you have experiences of travels gone awry that you’d be interested in sharing, send them our way at news@familyexplorers.com. Read more