Tagged: Chicago

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...

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....

San Francisco is first major city to require vaccinations at indoor venues

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 15th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, San Francisco has become the first major city to require vaccinations at many indoor venues, including restaurants. Seems as though New Orleans might be next. Mark reports on a new railroad in the Rockies, a ride which takes you to the edge of the Utah National Parks. Mark was in the Chicagoland area last week, around O’Hare Airport, attending...

Camping Tips and Taking an RV Road Trip

On the Sunday, June 21st edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, ocean going cruises have been canceled through September 30.  Except one cruise line says they are sailing to Alaska in September.  Starting September 1st. Except Alaska has a 14-day quarantine.  So who is right?   Airlines have found a way to get everyone to mask up on board.  No mask, you don’t fly.  Not just today, you don’t fly on that airline...