Tagged: COVID

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Southwest announces no longer blocking middle seats

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 25th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, There aren’t nearly as many flights, but airfares for Christmas/New Year’s are down 20-30% because of Covid. But you need to consider buying your ticket soon. And it appears Carnival Cruise Lines faces more than just the virus as an obstacle to getting cruise lovers back at sea. Seems Carnival has a stack of environmental violations in recent years,...

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Safe Travels Hawaii Quick Facts

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 18th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, you can visit Hawaii again.  But, there are a few hoops you have to jump through.  You need a negative Covid test, within 72 hours of departure.  Two islands have additional optional testing provisions.  You can find all the info here.   Jet Blue brings back the Big Apple non-stops and we tell you one of the safest places you can be...

The SF Giants/Alaska Airlines promotion and an update from the Hawaiian Islands

On the Sunday, August 30th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, a new 15-minute COVID test appears to be on its way to the market, and if so it would be a game changer for sure.  Developed by Abbott Laboratories, it would allow on-the-spot testing for travelers.  Cruise lines are already hedging their bets into 2021 with cancellations, and American Airlines touts a brand new corona virus disinfectant, but chemical experts are questioning...

How does a tour company survive COVID? Mark shares his first-hand experience

On the Sunday, August 2nd edition of the Travel Guys… In the travel news, Hawaii is on the verge of creating a travel bubble….with Japan? It appears a significant number of people seeking refunds from the cruise lines for COVID-cancelled trips are having a hard time getting their money.  The spectacle in the Nevada desert known as Burning Man won’t be held this summer, but a report on last summer’s gathering gives the clean up crews...