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The world’s first airline designed for dogs is coming soon

Listen Now On the Saturday, April 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, dogs are in the headlines. There’s a new airline called BARK; and a dog traveling in first class used the aisle as a restroom on a flight this week, causing a diversion. Plus, Airbnb has changed a key policy regarding cancellations. Sacramento Metro Airport is overhauling the food concessions and good food news is on the horizon. Plus, when...

Police show up at the doors of an alarming number of Hertz renters

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA adds its first international destination – The Bahamas – to the Pre-Check Program, a Sesame Street Theme Park is opening in San Diego, and an alarming number of Hertz renters are having the police show up at their door. In our Smarter Traveler block, we discuss tipping at home vs. tipping abroad. How is it different? Travel Writer...

Vaccinated international travelers soon to be welcome in the US

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, vaccinated international travelers will soon be welcome in the US, an international airline (SAS) is ditching the mask requirement for some flights, and Captain Kirk soars into space. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about United Airlines extension of many travel credits/vouchers, and an update on the Southwest meltdown from last week. Ed Perkins, travel journalist and advocate for travelers,...

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...