Tagged: chris elliott

State Department temporarily reopening online passport renewal program

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the State Department temporarily has reopened its online passport renewal program (link below) under certain conditions, and in Hawaii, visitor counts have hit a bump and some are concerned. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion on the impact on your airfare, based on the day you fly. Monday, Friday and Sunday are generally higher. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday lower;...

A tourism destination rises to the occasion

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a tourism destination rises to the occasion to help immigrants, water restrictions are getting tighter at the Grand Canyon, and the three major cruise lines have a staggering $73 billion dollars in debt – with increasingly high interest payments. In our Smarter Traveler segment, one final warning about buying your holiday air tickets now, along with some tips on...

Delta Airlines offered passengers almost $10,000 to give up their seats

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  Highlights from The Travel News – It appears Delta Airlines DID offer passengers almost $10,000 to give up their seats on a flight from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis Friday evening; and Holland America is eliminating the proof of vaccination requirement for a limited number of upcoming cruises. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark again reminds those traveling this summer to choose non-stop flights...

Words to beware of when shopping for a vacation rental

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the requirement to test within 24 hours of returning to the US is making the travel industry ecstatic, with the expectation of increasing international travel in short order. Disney is launching a new cruise ship. Chris Elliott wrote a piece on words to beware of when shopping for a vacation rental, which was the subject of our Smarter Traveler...