Tagged: COVID-19

Delta Airlines cuts miles earning from Basic Economy tickets

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Disneyland is ramping up the return of special shows and attractions; and Delta Airlines takes away miles earning from Basic Economy tickets. If you are traveling internationally, do your homework on COVID tests, otherwise they could end up costing you more than your airfare. Our Smarter Traveler update features tips on connecting flights, including beware of “minimum connecting times,”...

United Airlines sets record by using 100% sustainable fuel on flight

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  Mark checks in from Gettysburg and Hershey, Pennsylvania, where he has 30 travelers in tow on a Christmas Mystery Tour. In the Travel News, United Airlines set an aviation record this week, using 100% sustainable aviation fuel to fly a scheduled flight. The fuel emits 75% less carbon dioxide. Adele is setting up residence in Las Vegas, weekends through April, and Sacramento may...

Hawaii and New Zealand are easing COVID restrictions…for now

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii and New Zealand are among destinations peeling back layers of COVID restrictions this week. The only questions is, will the discovery of the new variant stop everything in its “travel tracks?” Our Smarter Traveler segment reminds you to take a look at the contract. Did you know that if you are going on a cruise, the captain doesn’t...

Learn two Thanksgiving dishes with Penny Sylvia from Good Eats, Happy Life

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 21st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, cruise ships are not yet back in Hawaii, and they won’t be until at least March of next year. Austria has shut down for three weeks, and Germany may follow any day. Plus, three more countries are now on the “don’t go” list. Marriott Hotels has made a small concession in one of the resort fee cases filed against...