Travel Troubleshooter

Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott writes the Travel Troubleshooter column for The Miami Herald; he also writes about the travel industry for and for National Geographic Traveler.

If you don't find the information you need here in his past columns, you can reach Elliott via his website at

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The travel troubleshooter

An empty vacation package from Expedia

Q: I’m writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica.