Category: From the Show

What will make travelers feel safe to fly again?

On the Sunday, September 27th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, you plan head to Hawaii again, starting October 15, but Covid testing will be mandatory.  United and Hawaiian have announced on site testing at SFO only to start.  United’s instant test will be $250, Hawaiian’s is priced at $150.  In Honolulu, drive through testing will be offered, and both airlines offer a less expensive non-instant testing option. Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks have reopened as the smoke...

COVID safety while flying and recent travel trends

On the Sunday, September 20th edition of The Travel Guys: In the Travel News, travelers desperate to go ANYWHERE are holiday airfare, Shivaji Ds, The ‘Other’ Shangri-La, travel trendsscooping up flights to NOWHERE, we tell you why it’s pretty hard to get COVID while flying and the airlines are all holding their collective breaths, hoping for more taxpayer money to avoid major layoffs. Our Smarter Traveler segment features information on what to buy and what...

Current COVID-19 etiquette and an interview with one of the original Burning Man attendees

On the Sunday, September 20th edition of The Travel Guys…   In theTravel News, MGM Resorts in Las Vegas has a package to entice you to move your home office work into an MGM hotel room, at a pretty reasonable price.  There’s an updated travel warning involving Mexico and Holland America is putting five ships on European itineraries in 2021. We make you a Smarter Traveler by discussing COVID courtesy.  What’s appropriate has changed a bit, especially...

Airline Change Fees, Baseball Spring Training, and Ghost Ship Tours

On the Sunday, September 6th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Southwest adds Palm Springs and Hawaii to its route map, as airlines try to pivot away from business travel to the leisure side. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about the airlines getting rid of changes fees…or did they.  Fact is there are many fares where the change fees are not waived.  Plus, the airlines are playing a few other tricks. ...