Tagged: international travel

United Airlines in hot water over letting passengers into cockpit

Listen Now On the Saturday, April 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we have a double heads up for Swifties heading for Europe for her tour this summer, United Airlines is in hot water over letting passengers into an open door cockpit and we have news on possible changes to seating on Southwest Airlines flights. TSA Pre-Check is a valuable tool for many a road warrior, and even though it’s good...

Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws for drivers by saying they are pulling service from Minneapolis May 1. Wonder if they are bluffing? South Lake Tahoe and Truckee have banned plastic bottles that contain less than one gallon of liquid from being sold in stores. Good for them. Guess once you’ve seen hundreds of plastic bottles...

United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 23th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CEO of Hertz is out after his bet on electric cars goes bad, and United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles to get a free ticket. Our Smarter Traveler segment has two big topics: A reminder on the grace period for canceling an airline ticket without any charge, and a word of...

TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas early next year, and American and United are balking at a re-do of their Chicago O’Hare Terminals, as the cost has skyrocketed. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a rant by Mark about carry-on bags. Why do they make us gate check so many when often times...