Tagged: holiday travel

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Southwest announces no longer blocking middle seats

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 25th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, There aren’t nearly as many flights, but airfares for Christmas/New Year’s are down 20-30% because of Covid. But you need to consider buying your ticket soon. And it appears Carnival Cruise Lines faces more than just the virus as an obstacle to getting cruise lovers back at sea. Seems Carnival has a stack of environmental violations in recent years,...

An aircraft that will change the future of flying and ways to travel virtually

On the Sunday, October 4th edition of The Travel Guys… In a reflection of how many people are NOT flying right now, United Airlines says they will fly 49% of its 2019 schedule in November of this year.  That’s significant, because it includes the Thanksgiving holiday period. Exciting news to future flying.  Airbus is working on a new type of plane, one which could change flying forever.  It would use eco-friendly hydrogen-based fuels and would come in several...

COVID safety while flying and recent travel trends

On the Sunday, September 20th edition of The Travel Guys: In the Travel News, travelers desperate to go ANYWHERE are holiday airfare, Shivaji Ds, The ‘Other’ Shangri-La, travel trendsscooping up flights to NOWHERE, we tell you why it’s pretty hard to get COVID while flying and the airlines are all holding their collective breaths, hoping for more taxpayer money to avoid major layoffs. Our Smarter Traveler segment features information on what to buy and what...

TSA Holiday Airport Tips and a Visit from a Local Band

On the Sunday, November 24th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants have voted to strike for the first time in the company’s 90 year history.  The vote was nearly unanimous.  The earliest a strike could legally occur would be sometime in January/February.  Experts think that is unlikely, considering the increased competition in the islands with the addition of Southwest Airlines.  A strike would be particularly harmful to...