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It’s no surprise to seasoned senior wanderers, but a recent Travelers United poll reports that at least 80% of seniors wanted hotels and resorts to list all charges on final bills to be advertised up front.

Of course, that also applies to everything in the travel industry, where come-on prices are always just the beginning of a long list of piled on extras. Restaurants, cruise ships, airlines. They all do it with local taxes, wi-fi, video, honor bar and everything else. They all result in jacking up a typical advertised price 20 or more percent you pay out of pocket.

Next time you respond to an attractive ad or pitch by your favorite hometown travel agency, get the full truth. Demand that you get a totally honest quote for the so-called bargain package.

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