Tagged: Oregon

Southwest has welcomed its first mother-daughter pilot team

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 7th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines has welcomed its first mother-daughter pilot team. The Department of Transportation is FINALLY ready to help you get refunds and performance from airlines, but they are putting part of the refund responsibility on the wrong people…travel agents/advisors. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion about “who owns this hotel?” You thought you were staying at a Hilton...

Delta Airlines offered passengers almost $10,000 to give up their seats

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  Highlights from The Travel News – It appears Delta Airlines DID offer passengers almost $10,000 to give up their seats on a flight from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis Friday evening; and Holland America is eliminating the proof of vaccination requirement for a limited number of upcoming cruises. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark again reminds those traveling this summer to choose non-stop flights...

Southwest adding flights to Palm Springs and Kona

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest will add flights to Palm Springs and Kona this fall and we have the latest episodes of “people behaving badly on planes.” In our Smarter Traveler segment, Hawaii’s governor has spelled out when the testing and quarantines might be relaxed; cruise ships are getting back in the ocean – with one already reporting positive COVID passengers on board;...

Reopening continues at museums, hotels and theme parks

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, reopening continues at museums, hotels and attractions, especially theme parks. Southwest has announced new service to two Pacific Northwest cities, Eugene, Oregon, and Bellingham, Washington. While you would have to connect to those destinations (no non-stops from Sacramento), it’s important to note that Bellingham is very close to the Canadian border (when it reopens) and is also the jumping...