The Long Way Home

January 2006
Conde Nast Traveler;Jan2006, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p92
The article presents a question and answer advisory about a restrictive airline ticketing arrangement that obliges a couple to fly a complex route only to end up in the wrong destination. The fault lies on the tour operator Grand Circle because it has arranged the travel package and airfare was one of its components.


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