Tagged: COVID

Cruise lines are having to cancel due to staff shortages

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, some cruise lines are having to cancel cruises because of a shortage of staff, the DOT’s plan to make airlines give you refunds turns out to be full of holes and Burning Man is back in the Nevada desert later this month. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Real ID is coming to an airport near you next May. Now...

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...

Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements, and the cruise industry is leaving some ships at less than capacity. The reason: A shortage of crew. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss the strategy of “taking the longest flight first,” and why that might be to your advantage. The summer travel season unofficially kicked off with Memorial Day weekend....