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When Does an Airline Owe You a Hotel Stay and Rideshares vs Taxis

On the Sunday, March 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, airlines and hotels are allowing cancellations to a growing number of international destinations because of the Corona Virus.  Check with your airline or hotel for an update.  Remember, only selected international destinations are impacted.  Alaska and American Airlines are back in bed together again.  You can earn miles for one while flying the other, redeem awards, etc.  This comes only...

Tips to Stay Safe when Ridesharing

On the Sunday, April 7th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, United has become the latest airline to blow up its award ticket chart.  United claims some routes, shorter routes at non-peak times, will go down in price.  But there will be no cap, and seats to popular destinations at peak times are going to coast a LOT more points.  And you will never know how many.  A serious downgrade of...

Potential Solutions for Airline Overbooking

On the Sunday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Princess is upgrading the wi-fi on their ships and New Jersey is creating the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail, based on the stops in one of his episodes. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark has a rant about the weird designs in new hotel rooms.  What were they thinking?  Plus, his ideas on how to solve airline overbooking and a comment on traveling...

Listener Ride Share Experiences

This Sunday, February 25th, on The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines is charging more to jump to the front of the line at the airport, Caesars says they are coming in your room once a day no matter what, travel companies are abandoning NRA discounts quickly and it’s going to cost more to spend a day at Disneyland. In the Smarter Travel segment, Tom offers some advice based on recent personal travel experiences,...