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  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October

    Check out festivals and events in October across the state.View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)...

  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November

    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Through November 12: Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, Walt Disney World. The annual food and wine lover's...

  • Florida travel calendar for December

    Florida travel calendar for December

    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Through December 30: Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, Disney World. This...

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  • Sun Country downgraded my mom's ticket. Where's her refund?

    Sun Country downgraded my mom's ticket. Where's her refund?

    My husband and I arranged to fly my octogenarian mother for a visit to San Francisco for her birthday. We purchased a first-class ticket for my mom on Sun Country Airlines, not only for her comfort, but more importantly to assist her in the process of navigating through the airport and airport...

  • Why won’t Expedia refund our missing flight leg?

    Why won’t Expedia refund our missing flight leg?

    My wife and I recently booked two one-way tickets from Orlando to Paris and from Paris to Orlando through Expedia. We had an issue on the way back to Orlando. We had a connecting flight in Manchester, England, for both trips. We attempted to print out our tickets for the first leg of our trip from...

  • Travel Troubleshooter: Will American Airlines lend helping hand to Boy Scouts?

    Travel Troubleshooter: Will American Airlines lend helping hand to Boy Scouts?

    I'm writing on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 130 in Morehead City, N.C. We postponed a trip to the Philmont Scout Ranch for 13 Boy Scouts and six adults because of wildfires in New Mexico. I have an executive order issued by the state of New Mexico declaring an official state of emergency due to the...

  • Dollar rental car reservation leaves customer spinning in circles

    Dollar rental car reservation leaves customer spinning in circles

    I recently had a confirmed reservation for a one-way car rental between Melbourne, Fla., and Orlando. But when I arrived at the Dollar Rent A Car rental counter, the agent wouldn't honor my reservation because I'd made it earlier that day. She said she wouldn't have any more cars for the rest of...

  • Customer wants refund help, but Aer Lingus refuses

    Customer wants refund help, but Aer Lingus refuses

    Aer Lingus canceled my recent flight from Dublin to Chicago after an extended delay. Initially, there was an issue with the plane, and then the delay had gone on so long that the flight crew could no longer fly. The Aer Lingus pilot announced that we should get off the plane, and advised us to...

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  • South Florida's iconic Knaus Berry Farm and its cinnamon rolls are back

    South Florida's iconic Knaus Berry Farm and its cinnamon rolls are back

    The wait is almost over. In what’s become a popular fall tradition in South Florida, Knaus Berry Farm in Homestead is set to reopen Oct. 30. Longtime fans of the farm’s sticky, warm cinnamon rolls have been asking employees on social media about the farm’s return. “Lord willing we will reopen Oct....

  • Best camping near Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel

    Best camping near Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel

    In-season or out, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva islands are popular destinations for travelers. Floridians flock here for getaways all year long. Fort Myers Beach is classic Old Florida, and the islands of Sanibel and Captiva share a bit of off-shore isolation in a paradise all their own....

  • Relive big waves, see vintage surfboards at Surfing Florida Museum

    Relive big waves, see vintage surfboards at Surfing Florida Museum

    The West Palm Beach surfing museum, hosting its grand opening Oct. 20, pays tribute to South Florida's rollicking '60s and '70s surf culture.

  • Forever Florida explains why it shut down, plans limited reopening Friday

    Forever Florida explains why it shut down, plans limited reopening Friday

    Forever Florida, an Osceola County adventure park that closed abruptly last month to the irritation of some customers, revealed Monday that it will have a limited reopening this week. The nature park will allow guests to use the Zip Line and Adventure Park activities beginning Friday, according...

  • Fulfilling half of the journey: The quest for bonefish and permit

    Fulfilling half of the journey: The quest for bonefish and permit

    For four years I’ve been fishing with Capt. Jacob Hill out of Islamorada during spring break when the family and I get out of town. Every year has been windy, and the waters are a bit too cold to find my two targeted species, bonefish and permit. Neither of which I have caught. Until now. I met...

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Carnival Victory to change name to Carnival Radiance after overhaul

Carnival Victory to change name to Carnival Radiance after overhaul

The Carnival Cruise Line fleet will have an even sunnier disposition when it overhauls yet another ship and gives it a new name. Carnival Victory, which currently sails short cruises from Miami, will be going under the knife in 2020 and emerge as Carnival Radiance. The vessel will be the last of...

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