Christopher Elliott is a journalist and consumer advocate.
His articles, columns and essays offer advice for people who want to become more informed customers.
Elliott is National Geographic Traveler’s reader advocate and a nationally syndicated columnist through Tribune Media Services, which distributes his columns to publications from the San Francisco Chronicle to the Chicago Tribune.
He writes a column for The Washington Post’s travel section and is a personal finance columnist for Mint.com.
He’s the author of the 2011 book Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley).