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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...

Can you get out of a timeshare in the middle of a pandemic?

  On the Sunday, July 19th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, cruise ships are reducing the size of their fleets as the “no cruise” date is extended; and it’s a bad week for parades, as the Rose and the Mummer’s annual festivities are both cancelled, and visitors planning on heading to Hawaii anytime soon are advised to check the ever-changing travel rules. In the Smarter Traveler segment, Mark decries the rise in add-on...