Tagged: ed perkins

Cruise ships approved to begin process of sailing again

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 30th, Memorial Weekend edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, cruise ships are getting approval to begin the process of sailing again, and a Sacramento flyer will never board a Southwest plane again after attacking a flight attendant. Vaccine passports are becoming a reality in many international countries. Want to travel? You may need one, like it or not. We’ll give you an update in our Smarter...

How thousands of Americans are vacationing in Mexico

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we discuss how the border to Mexico is closed, but if you fly ABOVE the border, it’s a different story….an interesting story for sure. How thousands of Americans are vacationing in Mexico. Favorite guest Ed Perkins is on board to discuss how and when he sees travel coming together. Ed’s been writing about travel a long time, so his...

Frequent Traveler and Cancellation Updates During the COVID-19 Outbreak

On the Easter Sunday, March 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Covid-19 updates of all kinds, as airlines continue to cut schedules down to a bare minimum and cruise lines are grounded for an extended period.  When times are tough, Doubletree Hotels steps up its game.  That means releasing the recipe to those signature chocolate chip cookies they give out at check in at their hotels. You can find the recipe here....

What is Dynamic Airfare and is it Legal?

On the March 11th edition of The Travel Guys…. In the Travel News, upscale Ubers and Lyfts in NYC will soon be getting those obnoxious TV screens in the back of the car; and we have a strong warning for those of you who rent cars without knowing the company you are renting from. Ed Perkins, longtime consumer reporter and advocate, joins us to talk about the ever looming subject of “customized” airfares.  You know, when you log...