Christopher Elliott

Ticket-buying ethics: To save or not to save

Nikolas Langes thought he knew every trick in the book for saving money on airline tickets. After all, he’s the founder of an online start-up called Tripdelta, which specializes in finding inexpensive fares.

Turns out he didn’t. One day, he noticed a discrepancy between fares based on the currency used to pay. And then...

Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine. You can read more travel tips on his blog, or e-mail him at

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