Tagged: carry-on

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...

Planet Hollywood calls it quits in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Planet Hollywood calls it quits after 30 years in Las Vegas, and Spirit Airlines becomes the latest to join those in “melt down land” last Thursday, when a computer glitch caused nearly 90% of their flights to be delayed or canceled. Carry on bags are often a battle zone on planes. In order to avoid baggage fees, people haul...

Yosemite National Park closed after warm temps bring spring melt flooding

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a woman got arrested in Sydney, after arriving on a flight from LA with a 24-carat gold-plated gun in her luggage. Yosemite National Park is closed after warm temperatures brought the much dreaded spring melt flooding. Mark relates two situations which occurred on a flight he was on Saturday night, as examples of games people play with flight attendants....