Author: The Travel Guys

The Travel Guys Start the New Year with Travelers United

The first show of the New Year features an interview with the head of Travelers United, an advocate group for all who travel. Gwen Duncan stops by and Mark has a Smarter Traveler segment about the pros and cons of buying your hotel room from third party websites. Highlights Travelers United 10 travel myths you need to stop believing right now The Craziest Things the TSA Found in 2015 REAL ID, Frequently Asked Questions REAL...

This Year’s Best “Smarter Traveler” Stories

This Sunday’s edition of The Travel Guys is a special show.  We have selected the three subjects over the course of the year that we found to be the most informative and got the most listener response.  Mark and Tom have updated the reports and we hope you enjoy catching one or two parts of shows you may have missed. We told you about how to get your passport at the Sacramento Library, but more...

Be in the Audience of a TV Show, Las Vegas Deals, and a Broadway Musical in Sacramento

The pre-Christmas edition of The Travel Guys takes you from Hollywood to Las Vegas, and then back to Sacramento for a great New Year’s Eve theater party. David Yeskel is known at the Las Vegas Guru, because of his knack for gathering information on bargains and good deals in Sin City.  He will share several with us, including a swanky hotel at a non-swanky price; word on some upscale buffets and finally, how to get...

Advice from The Points Guy and More Hot Gift Ideas for Travelers

Our featured guest this week is Nick Ewen.  Nick writes for The Points Guy Blog and has recently completed a series of articles and some extensive research on hotel frequent guest programs.  He compared Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Carlson hotels. While his research is admittedly subjective, it’s also fascinating.  If you are a points and miles collector, Nick is bound to make you a smarter traveler. Jon Holloway stops by to update us on...