Tagged: car rentals

United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 23th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CEO of Hertz is out after his bet on electric cars goes bad, and United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles to get a free ticket. Our Smarter Traveler segment has two big topics: A reminder on the grace period for canceling an airline ticket without any charge, and a word of...

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...

A series of storms is making air travel treacherous

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, an update on when United and Alaska might have their 737-900 jets back in the sky; a series of storms is making air travel treacherous, especially in the middle of the country; and Costco and Southwest have a couple of travel deals, which expire January 14th. Our Smarter Traveler segment goes over the small things you can make a...

Southwest pilot “warns” flyers about possible strike this holiday season

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the postponement of a Taylor Swift concert causes an airline to change its rules, and a Southwest pilot who is part of the group asking to strike “warns” flyers about the upcoming holiday season. Renting a car at an airport is an invitation to wasted time and hassle. Mark violated one of his own rental car rules last week...