Category: From the Show

Do Cruise Lines Have Weather Waivers?

This Sunday, October 1st, on The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Sacramento International Airport is celebrating its 50th birthday, and Mark will tell you how to get free tickets to the party. And another passenger has been dragged from a plane, but the storyline is a bit different this time. In our Smarter Traveler segment last week, we talked about “weather waivers” that airlines offer in cases like hurricanes.  This week, Gwen tells us how...

Cruise Airfare Options and Rick Steves is coming to Sacramento

This Sunday, September 24th, on The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Sacramento’s airport is rated the BEST in the nation by travelers; and it appears Southwest Airlines is about to announce service to Hawaii, Mark has details. * In our Smarter Traveler segment at 3:20, cruise travel expert Michael Downer is on hand to talk about how to buy the airfare to get to and from your cruise.  Should you buy it yourself, or choose from...

Packing Tips and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra Winter Tour

This Sunday, September 17th, on The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, the statistics on visitation to the US from abroad for the year are starting to come in, and indeed, they are showing a significant decline.  Plus, we tell you about Marriott’s rescue on the high seas after Hurricane Irma. *    Chris Galloway is sitting in with Mark for Tom this week, and Chris brings a article about design flaws in hotel...

America’s Scariest Motel Now For Sale

Photo of ‘ The Clown Motel on Main Street (U.S. Route 6 and 95) in Tonopah, Nevada’ By Famartin (Own work)[CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons This Sunday, September 10th, on The Travel Guys: * In the Travel News, Mark takes airlines who gouged people in Florida to task, one US state wants to improve air service by starting their own airline and in Pittsburgh, you can pass through airport security without having a ticket. * The...