Tagged: ed perkins

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...

New Airplane With Decreased Legroom and Answering Some Listener Questions

This Sunday, May 7, on The Travel Guys, live from Sacramento and Cincinnati… In the Travel News, American Airlines has announced that their new 737s will have even less leg room than their existing planes, cutting 1-2 inches off every seat.  Mark is a bit outraged, and can’t believe the timing of the announcement, coming on the heels of the United and American “on board” incidents of recent weeks and Congress’ promise to crack down...

Credit Card Disputes, #Travel Report, and Great Britain by Train

This Sunday (January 22nd) on The Travel Guys: Chris Elliott explains how you can use credit card chargebacks as a tool to get a merchant’s attention when you have a dispute.  There’s a right and a wrong way to do it and Chris helps our listeners understand when to consider this not-so-drastic step and what the downside might be. Nick Valenzuela debuts the #Hashtag Travel Report, designed for younger travelers with big dreams.  Nick talks...

Best of 2016 Travel Stories and Tips

This Sunday (January 1, 2017) on The Travel Guys… It’s a most unique show on a holiday weekend.  Mark and Tom are both live in studio, narrating a collection of some of the most interesting stories of 2016.  From a Trans Siberian Train ride, to a Westin Hotel in California that adopts dogs; from a travel song sent to us from a friend “down under” to morning Amy Lewis recounting her trip with her husband...