What to look for in hidden fees on travel sites
by Jefferson Graham, USA Today
How did a hotel room offer of $137 a night for two nights turn into $373.38? Hidden fees. Travel websites are notorious for hooking you with great offers, only to see them balloon to something you never agreed to in the first place.
"Once you get engaged, it's just too exhausting to move on," is the theory behind it, believes Richard Bangs, a former Expedia executive.