Travel Addict Meet Global Pandemic

In January Deb and I booked a summer trip to Italy after scoring roundtrip flights for $460. The deal was too good to pass up and the rest of the trip fell into place quickly, including a stay in wine country and a luxurious full day on a private boat along the Amalfi coast. You have to splurge sometimes, right?

When May rolled around it was clear COVID-19 would be with us much longer than anyone had hoped, and I knew it was time to call United to try to worm my money back for our non-refundable basic economy flight. Not without some sadness, I cancelled our hotels…