Travel Guys Radio Show

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. ...

The SF Giants/Alaska Airlines promotion and an update from the Hawaiian Islands

On the Sunday, August 30th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, a new 15-minute COVID test appears to be on its way to the market, and if so it would be a game changer for sure.  Developed by Abbott Laboratories, it would allow on-the-spot testing for travelers.  Cruise lines are already hedging their bets into 2021 with cancellations, and American Airlines touts a brand new corona virus disinfectant, but chemical experts are questioning...

Rick Steves’ “No-Travel Tips” and an Airline Bailout Update

On the Sunday, August 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…   In the Travel News, Delta says they will block the middle seats on their aircraft until the 1st of the year.  In addition, they will keep smaller, regional aircraft (which do not have middle seats) to 2/3 capacity.  Expect some others to follow.  Some resort destinations are considering “bubbles,” where you do not leave the resort during your entire stay.  Hawaii is on the list. Our Smarter...