Tagged: lyft

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...

Lyft is offering an on time promise for holiday season rides

Listen Now On the Saturday, November 18th Thanksgiving Travel edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Carnival bans a passenger for life for bringing gummies on board, and Lyft is offering an on time promise for holiday season rides. Holiday Travel means a lot of differences at the airport. Full parking lots, longer check-in and security lines, unfamiliar travelers to fight through; just to name a few. In our Smarter Traveler segment we...

Hotel occupancy in the US hits a post-COVID high

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, hotel occupancy in the US hits a post-COVID high over Columbus Day weekend, and the White House says the vaccine mandate won’t get in the way of holiday travel. Hotel taxes are climbing in Hawaii, Lyft finally shares a report on sexual assaults. Maybe we should have seen these numbers earlier. Our Smarter Traveler segment takes a look at...

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...