Tagged: air travel

Europe is adding a small visitors fee in 2023

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 26th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Europe is adding a small visitors fee in 2023, there’s an update on Yellowstone and we share info on an upcoming new Broadway musical about the life of Neil Diamond. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we take you on an imaginary shopping trip for airline tickets. Are the ultra-low fare carriers like Spirit and Frontier really cheaper, or does...

Delta Pilots are writing letters to the public

Listen Now On the Sunday, Juneteenth 2022 edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Delta Pilots are writing letters to the public, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is calling the airlines on the carpet, and hundreds of flights are getting canceled. What’s the average traveler to do? Loyalty programs fostered by credit card companies, airlines, hotels and rental car companies are supposed to benefit consumers. At least that’s the way they are presented/touted. Mark...

Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements, and the cruise industry is leaving some ships at less than capacity. The reason: A shortage of crew. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss the strategy of “taking the longest flight first,” and why that might be to your advantage. The summer travel season unofficially kicked off with Memorial Day weekend....

Canada is about to hold airlines accountable for delays

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 22nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada is about to follow Europe in holding airlines accountable for delays. So why isn’t it happening here in our country? Because the airlines have WAYYYY too much power in Washington, DC. Plus, Southwest expands again, this time from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. Service starts June 5th. COVID is becoming an issue again, and that is impacting travel. So...