Category: From the Show

Tips on how to get the best airfare

On the July 15th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, airlines are unbelievably making airplane restrooms SMALLER, and an era ends at Southwest Airlines… In our Smarter Traveler segment, Gwen Duncan shares a couple of hacks to help you get the very best airfare, and maybe even take advantage of a fare mistake by the airlines. Mark digs into the mailbag and answers as many of your questions as time allows, including topics like...

Does your credit card have trip delay protection?

On the Sunday, July 8th edition of The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, the FAA says the decreasing size of seats isn’t a safety issue, and Mark reports Christmas season airfares are already high. *    In our Smarter Traveler segment, we remind you an important point about Southwest “travel funds,” give you a heads up on booking hotels on “blind” sites and give you a tip about where to find Trip Interruption coverage in your...

A TV Show Featuring the Quirky, Unique Side of America

On the Sunday, July 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Marriott reveals more details of the new rewards program after their merger with Starwood.  The new program rolls out in August.  Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the president’s travel ban last week, the travel industry is asking the White House for support as international arrivals are falling off. * In our Smarter Traveler segment, we tell you how to...

Traveling Advice from a TSA Federal Security Director

On the Sunday, June 24th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Alaska Airlines announces the first ever service from Sacramento to the Big Island of Hawaii, 3x a week, starting in time for the holidays. * If you rent an Airbnb in El Dorado County, you will pay more. The popular service is now collecting bed taxes in the county (which includes Lake Tahoe), leveling the playing field for area hotels. * A...