Tagged: American Airlines

United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...

Las Vegas hotels and restaurants are raising fees/prices for the Super Bowl

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, most of the news is BAD. Las Vegas hotels are raising resort fees and restaurants are raising their prices for the Super Bowl, Uber’s rides continue to cost more, Jet Blue is going to charge you for advance seat selection for more seats on every flight, and the fees on Delta’s credit card are going up 50%. Our Smarter...

TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas early next year, and American and United are balking at a re-do of their Chicago O’Hare Terminals, as the cost has skyrocketed. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a rant by Mark about carry-on bags. Why do they make us gate check so many when often times...

Guy Fieri announces the first Flavortown Festival

Listen Now On the Saturday, November 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Guy Fieri announces the first Flavortown Festival, to be held next June 1-2, near the campus of Ohio State University; and those with hearing problems who love the theater, there is a cool new solution for you, the SoundShirt. As the president and others turn up the heat on junk fees charged by hotels, airlines, restaurants and the like,...