Author: The Travel Guys

Ed Perkins

Get Educated About Car Rentals and the True Value of “Price Guarantees”

The January 31st edition of The Travel Guys is dedicated to our mission of making you a smarter traveler and our all-star consumer advocates are here to assist you. Chris Elliott writes a column which appears in the travel section of the Sunday Sacramento Bee. He heads up the travel section for USA Today and writes a column for the Washington. He has a terrific consumer web site, elliott.org.  Chris addresses “price guarantees” that aren’t what...

Today We Visit with Wayne Newton and the Owner of Highway 101 Cafe

The Travel Guys put on their entertainment hats this week, to greet Wayne Newton, Mr. Las Vegas.  Wayne’s former home and estate in Las Vegas, Casa de Shenandoah, is now open for public tours.  A visit to the mansion is worth a trip to Las Vegas, in Mark‘s opinion (he’s been there).  It will be one of the top attractions in Las Vegas for many years. We check in with old friend John Daley, owner...

Interview with Planet Primetime’s Host and Sail to Tahiti with Paul Gauguin Cruises

This week’s edition of The Travel Guys features guests from Tahiti and Hollywood.  Join us as we take you to the South Pacific, to sail with Paul Gauguin (go-gan) Cruises on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the islands.  Learn how you can take the trip yourself, or travel with a group later this year. Next up is Karla Cavalli of The Travel Channel.  She has a brand new show, Planet Primetime, making its debut Tuesday night on the...

The New York Times Travel Show

Today, The Travel Guys take you to the largest Consumer and Travel Industry Show in the country, the annual affair sponsored by the New York Times in the Big Apple.  Just as he has for the last several years, Mark attended the show and brought back with him a number of great interviews, representing a cross section of the wide variety of products and services available to the traveling public and their agents. From a...