Tagged: listener mailbag

The Future is NOT Plastic

On the Sunday, November 3rd edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, we suggest you check out a sale Princess Cruises is offering on select departures for the first half of next year (https://www.princess.com/cruise-deals-promotions/) and the DOT (Department of Transportation) is looking at relaxing the tarmac rule and it’s not good news for travelers.  Southwest says the camera in the bathroom incident didn’t actually happen (?) and we have an update on tourism in...

A tip from Mark about booking flights with layovers

This Sunday, on the February 2nd edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, we’ll tell you how you can win a cruise while you are watching the Super Bowl; why the super cold weather they experienced in the east last week is really bad for your phone; and a British newspaper issues a warning about a possible eruption at Mt. St. Helens.  But the warning is 15 years old.   * In our Smarter Traveler...

Tips on how to get the best airfare

On the July 15th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, airlines are unbelievably making airplane restrooms SMALLER, and an era ends at Southwest Airlines… In our Smarter Traveler segment, Gwen Duncan shares a couple of hacks to help you get the very best airfare, and maybe even take advantage of a fare mistake by the airlines. Mark digs into the mailbag and answers as many of your questions as time allows, including topics like...

Why to NOT put your room at Marriott on your Marriott credit card

On the April 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, American Airlines CEO says lousy routes get lousy planes.  We sorta knew that, but did you really want to publicly SAY that…and the cell phone service is FINALLY getting better at LAX. * In our Smarter Traveler segment we tell you why your Marriott credit card isn’t the best way to pay the bill for your Marriott stay.  Yup, your Starwood AMEX actually...