Travel Guys Radio Show

Are Vacation Rentals Now Charging Extra Fees?

On the Sunday, October 20th edition of The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, we talk about cities with the most fake hotel reviews (according to fraud detection company Fakespot).  Houston and Chicago top the list.  Remember the man who was arrested for “using a cell phone in the lobby while black” at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland last December?  Even though he had his room key and was a registered guest?  We update...

How Airlines have Devalued their Frequent Flyer Programs

On the Sunday, October 13th edition of The Travel Guys on KFBK 93.1 FM/1530AM… In the Travel News, Sacramento was ranked by Wallet Hub as the #1 city in the country when it comes to the affordability and availability of highly rated restaurants.  Quite a step up for a sleepy state capitol.  The Empire State Building in NYC has reopened their observation level, after a remodel did away with many of the things blocking the spectacular view...

Will resort fees finally be a thing of the past?

On the October 6th edition of The Travel Guys: *    In The Travel News, the entry of Southwest into the Sacramento-Hawaii market has seen it’s first casualty.  Alaska Airlines will stop flying non-stop to Kona in March.  The airline has been flying the route 3-4 days a week since the spring.  With Southwest adding non-stop flights to Honolulu and soon to Maui, with direct service to Kona, Alaska decided to cut and run.  A...

Do You have the Correct ID to Fly in 2020? An Important Reminder to Have a REAL ID

On the Sunday, September 29th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, it’s time to start considering a Real ID.  We have some tips and you can find a complete guide here.  The deadline is October 1st of NEXT year. * A great American tradition, the dining car on the train, is officially going away.  Amtrak is going to pre-prepared foods on its long-distance trains.  Darn. * Steve LaRosa gives us his latest What’s...